Overs 15: India 71/1 with Kohli hitting four and reaching 21 and Dhawan 32; Afridi bowling;
Overs 14: India 62 for 1
Overs 13: India 60/1 Kohli 12, Dhawan 31, Riaz bowling and run rate is 4.48
Over 10: India 42/1, Rohit Sharma out,; Kohli 3, Dhawan 22; Run Rate: 4.20
Over 8: Rohit OUT. ; Run Rate: 4.53 that is still poor.
Over 7: India 33 in 7 overs; Dhawan 16 Sharma 15 ; Run Rate: 4.71, which is very poor.
First Over: India 7/0 Dhawan 3 Sharma 3
Shane Warne says “The noise! I have not seen anything like this”. Yes, You have to be in the subcontinent to understand the fervour.
Ramiz Raja comments: “This city has been taken over by the visiting fans, great scenes!”
9.05 AM: First Over. Sharma, Dhawan score one run each.
9.00 AM: Mohammad Irfan has the first ball to Rohit Sharma at a rammed Adelaide Oval. Dhawan at the other end.
“Crowd is going to be full to capacity here in Adelaide for#INDvPAK but who will be the winner!?” tweets ICC.
Team India: S Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, V Kohli, A Rahane, S Raina, MS Dhoni* (wk), R Jadeja, R Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mohit Sharma, M Shami
8:55 AM: India skipper MS Dhoni won the toss and opted to bat first, though Pakistan’s Misbah would have liked it do himself.