India beats Pakistan by 5 wickets in Asia Cup

BY foxsports • February 27, 2016

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) Virat Kohli hit 49 as India beat Pakistan by five wickets in an Asia Cup match where both rivals endured batting collapses on Saturday.

In a sublime spell of fast bowling Mohammad Amir reduced India to 8-3 before Kohli guided the side to overhaul Pakistan's 83 with almost five overs left.

Yuvraj Singh was unbeaten on 14, combining a 68-run partnership with Kohli for the fourth wicket.

Earlier, India fast bowler Hardik Pandya returned his career best 3-8.

Left arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja claimed 2-11 while fast bowlers Ashish Nehra, Jasprit Bumrah and left arm spinner Yuvraj Singh chipped in with one wicket apiece.

Only two Pakistan batsmen could reach double digits in its lowest total against India. Sarfraz Khan scored 25 while Khurram Manzoor added 10.