Ashwin (2/16) and Yuvraj (2/16) snapped up four wickets between themselves as Pakistan were shot out for a meagre 128 in 19.4 overs. Lakshmipathy Balaji also complemented the spin twins? with impressive figures of 3/22 in 3.4 overs.
Kohli, who has been Pakistans nemesis in the past, hit a scintillating unbeaten 78 off 61 balls as India won with three overs to spare. The Delhi lad hit nine boundaries and two sixes to take the team home in the high-voltage contest watched by a capacity crowd.
In Image: India's batsman Virat Kohli, right, shakes hands with Pakistan's captain Mohammad Hafeez after beating them by 8 wickets
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