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Pakistan beats India by six wickets in Chennai ODI

Source : ANI
Last Updated: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 13:20 hrs

A resolute century from opener Nasir Jamshed helped Pakistan beat India by six wickets in the first one-day international match played at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chepauk, Chennai on Sunday.

Pakistan chased down a target of 227 with eleven balls left with Jamshed scoring 101 not out and smacking five fours and one six in his 132-ball innings.

In the beginning of the second inning, India got the upper hand when debutant Bhuvneshwar Kumar got Muhammad Hafeez out for a diamond duck.

The shocked Pakistani side crawled to the score of 52 runs after 16 overs at the loss of two wickets but the following Jamshed-Khan partnership brought the ball in Pakistan's court.

Earlier, Indian skipper MS Dhoni led the team across the 200 runs line, finishing the innings at 227 runs at a loss of six wickets.

Dhoni not only earned a century, but also crossed the 7000 mark on runs in his ODI career.

Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni's partnership came to an end at 102 runs when Muhammad Hafeez bowled Raina out in the 33rd over.

With only six overs left, India had scored 165 runs at the loss of six wickets.

Pakistan has taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match series after (ANI)




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