India beat Pakistan by 11 runs to level T20 series

India drew the two-match Twenty20 international series 1-1 with a 11-run win over Pakistan at the Sardar Patel Stadium on Friday.
Yuvraj Singh starred for India with the bat, smashing 72 off 36 balls. Skipper Mohammad Hafeez (55 off 26 balls) played a gem of an innings but Pakistan faltered as pacer Ashok Dinda took two wickets in the penultimate over.
India scored 192 for five and restricted Pakistan to 181 for seven.
Riding on a career-best 72 by Yuvraj Singh, India posted a formidable total. Yuvraj blasted seven sixes and four fours during his 36-ball innings while skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni (33), Ajinkya Rahane (28) and Virat Kohli (27) came up with valuable knocks.
Pakistan pacer Umar Gul picked up four for 37.
Earlier, Pakistan skipper Mohammad Hafeez won the toss and elected to bowl against India in the second and final Twenty20 cricket international match.

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