Pakistan captain Babar Azam called it correctly at the coin toss and opted to bowl first against in their Super Four match of the Asia Cup 2022.
This was the second time in a week that India were playing Pakistan after having earlier beaten them in a group match last Sunday.
Rohit (right) and KL Rahul led a blazing start for the defending champions as the opening pair added 54 runs in five overs.
Pakistan then quickly hit back by dismissing both Rohit and Rahul in the space of six deliveries.
In the middle overs, Mohammad Nawaz and Shadab Khan did well to keep the India batters from exploding.
However, continued his form with a sublime half-century to keep India on track for a big total.