World Cup 2019: India will win by 86 runs if play doesn’t resume vs Pakistan in Manchester

first_imgIndia are in a commanding position in their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 clash against arch-rivals Pakistan at Old Trafford in Manchester. Pakistan’s chase of 336 has been interrupted due to rain.Pakistan were reeling at 166 for 6 in 35 overs when the rain gods decided to play spoilsport. Pakistan are 86 runs behind the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern (DLS) total at this stage. The par total for Pakistan to win after 35 overs with the loss of 6 wickets is 252.DLS target for Pakistan after 35 overs191 for 0, 195 for 1, 201 for 2, 208 for 3, 219 for 4, 233 for 5, 252 for 6, 275 for 7, 301 for 8, 322 for 9DLS target for Pakistan after 40 overs229 for 0, 231 for 1, 234 for 2, 238 for 3, 244 for 4, 252 for 5, 264 for 6, 280 for 7, 301 for 8, 322 for 9DLS target for Pakistan after 45 overs275 for 0, 276 for 1, 277 for 2, 278 for 3, 280 for 4, 282 for 5, 287 for 6, 293 for 7, 305 for 8, 322 for 9Pakistan were jolted early in their chase of 337 as they lost opener Imam-Ul-Haq cheaply. India lost Bhuvneshwar Kumar to an injury after the pacer bowled just 2.4 overs but Vijay Shankar who replaced him got a wicket off his first delivery in World Cup.However, Fakhar Zaman and Babar Azam stitched a 104-run stand to give Indian fans across the globe a minor scare. Fakhar and Babar fended off the new-ball threat after Vijay Shankar’s early strike and paced their innings well.Just when the two batsmen were beginning to free their arms, Kuldeep Yadav removed Babar Azam for 48 with a beauty. Kuldeep then returned in his next over to remove Fakhar Zaman for 62, putting the pressure back on Pakistan.Also See:last_img read more