Skipper Rohit Sharma (52) led from the front with a fine fifty alongside opening partner Shikhar Dhawan (46) to reach the modest target of 163 set by Pakistan. India reached the target (164/2) in 29 overs.
Both openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan stitched together an 86-run partnership for the first wicket taking complete control of the proceedings. Rohit’s inning was laced with six boundaries and four sixes. Pakistan spinner Shadab Khan finally broke the partnership between Dhawan and Rohit after beating the latter with a googly in the 14th over (13.1).