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India seek Sixth World Cup Win against Pakistan

India-PakThe much-awaited battle between India and Pakistan begun at Adelaide this morning with people in the sub-continent sticking to their TV sets. The stadium is also full of cricket fans with the Indians outnumbering the Pakistanis. India won the toss and elected to bat first.

India are looking forward to seek their sixth straight win over Pakistan in World Cup. They had won all five matches in the previous editions. However, Pakistan would be looking forward to break that jinx this time.

India were 163/2 in 29.5 overs when reports last received. Dhawan was run out for 73, while Kohli was on 71. Rohit Sharma was out for 15.


India (Playing XI): Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Ajinkya Rahane, MS Dhoni (C/WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohit Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav.

Pakistan (Playing XI): Ahmed Shehzad, Younis Khan, Haris Sohail, Misbah-ul-Haq (C), Sohaib Maqsood, Umar Akma l(WK), Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah, Sohail Khan, Mohammad Irfan.

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