Pakistan wins first ODI series against India since '05

Pakistan wins 2nd match in ODI series in Kolkata by 85 runs.

Web Desk January 03, 2013
Pakistan wins 2nd match in ODI series in Kolkata by 85 runs. PHOTO: FILE

KOLKATA: Team green sealed their victory by winning their second match by 85 runs in the One-Day International (ODI) series against India in Kolkata, their first win against India in an ODI series since April 2005.

Pakistan earlier intensified its bowling attack and sent five batsmen back to the Eden Gardens pavilion in 30 overs on Thursday, while the scoreboard for India stood at 102 runs.

Nasir Jamshed scored his second century of the series, racking up 106 runs in Kolkata. Mohammad Hafeez scored 76 runs.

The tourists also won the last match of the series on Sunday by six wickets in Chennai.

The Pakistani cricket team maintained an unbeaten record against India in Eden Gardens, having won all four ODIs on the ground.

The next match of the ODI series will be held on Sunday, January 6.

The India tour, the first by Pakistan since 2007, began with two Twenty20 internationals with each won by both the teams.

Pakistan: Nasir Jamshed, Mohammad Hafeez, Azhar Ali, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq, Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal, Junaid Khan, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Mohammad Irfan

India: G Gambhir, V Sehwag, V Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, SK Raina, RA Jadeja, MS Dhoni, R Ashwin, B Kumar, I Sharma, AB Dinda

You can view the slideshow of the match here


Riaz Haq | 8 years ago | Reply Indian cricket team is the current ODI world champion. India is known to be hard to beat at home in one day international series. Australia ad Pakistan are the only two nations which have the distinction of winning ODI series against India on Indian soil.
antanu g | 8 years ago | Reply @Ch. Allah Daad: and become ostrich -like.
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