By Vikash Kumar Tiwari 

Dubai : In the first match of team India for T20 World Cup 2021, held in Dubai International Cricket stadium, Dubai, where Pakistan defeated team India by 10 wickets. 

Pakistan had won the toss and opted to bowl. 

Indian team had an unsatisfactory performance as they lost their  wickets on 6 runs of  Rohit sharma on a golden duck on his first ball and KL Rahul on 3 runs by Shaheen Afridi. Suryakumar Yadav played a two good shots but was dismissed by Hasan Ali in the 6th over. 
Rishab Pant (39) and skipper Virat Kohli (57)  took India to a total score of 151 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs. 

Babar Azam (68) and Mohammad Rizwan (79), guided  Pakistan towards a victory of 10 wickets. Both the openers were in a good form and push India on the backfoot.

 Shaheen Afridi took three crucial wickets and was announced the player of the match. Hasan Ali took 2 wickets, Shadab Khan and Haris Rauf took one wicket each.