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In Pics: India take honours in first bout against Pakistan

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  • The arch-rivals took each other on in a bid to top Group A in Asia Cup 2018
    The arch-rivals took each other on in a bid to top Group A in Asia Cup 2018
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar returned 3/15 and was the pick among Indian bowlers
    Bhuvneshwar Kumar returned 3/15 and was the pick among Indian bowlers
  • Kedar Jadhav did his bit as well, returning a career-best 3/23
    Kedar Jadhav did his bit as well, returning a career-best 3/23
  • Shoaib Malik resisted with a 67-ball 43, but Pakistan's 162-run total was still sub-par
    Shoaib Malik resisted with a 67-ball 43, but Pakistan's 162-run total was still sub-par
  • Unfortunately for India, an excellent display with the ball was marred by Hardik Pandya's injury
    Unfortunately for India, an excellent display with the ball was marred by Hardik Pandya's injury
  • Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan put on 86 to hinder Pakistan's hopes of defending their score
    Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan put on 86 to hinder Pakistan's hopes of defending their score
  • Sharma, the India captain, scored a fine 39-ball 52 to power the chase
    Sharma, the India captain, scored a fine 39-ball 52 to power the chase
  • Ambati Rayudu and Dinesh Karthik helped India cross the line with 21 overs to spare
    Ambati Rayudu and Dinesh Karthik helped India cross the line with 21 overs to spare
  • The encounter was a treat for the full-house at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium
    The encounter was a treat for the full-house at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium
  • Kumar was adjudged Player of the Match for his splendid seven-over spell
    Kumar was adjudged Player of the Match for his splendid seven-over spell