WORLD T20

India beat Pakistan by six wickets in World T20

Ravi Shastri’s men come away from Eden Gardens with the bragging rights after beating arch-rivals Pakistan in convincing fashion.

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India beat Pakistan by six wickets in World T20
DIBYANGSHU SARKAR AFP

A half century from Virat Kohli helped India beat Pakistan by six wickets on Saturday at Kolkata's Eden Gardens in cricket's World Twenty20 tournament. Kohli hit an unbeaten 55 as India comfortably chased down Pakistan's total of 118 for five, reaching their target with 13 balls remaining in a match reduced to 18 overs per side because of rain.

Pakistani cricket fans watch the game

Mohammad Amir celebrates with teammates after Rohit Sharma's dismissal

Virat Kohli shakes hand with Pakistan's captain Shahid Afridi after the game