By CricketCountry Staff
Colombo: Sep 17, 2012
Kohli and Rohit added 127 runs for the third wicket, scoring runs easily all over the park.
Kohli remained unbeaten on 75.
Rohit fell after scoring a fluent 56, which included six hits to the fence and two huge sixes, from 40 balls.
Sehwag and Gambhir provided India a blistering start, adding 41 runs from 4.4 overs after skipper MS Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat.
Pakistan got their first breakthrough when opener Gambhir missed a pull shot off Umar Gul, with the ball taking an inside edge and crashing into his wickets.
Sehwag clobbered four hits to the fence and a six in his quick knock of 26, which came from 14 balls.
The right-handed Indian opener fell to Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal in the sixth over, caught by Mohammad Hafeez.
Brief Scores: India 185 for 3 from 20 overs (Virat Kohli 75*, Rohit Sharma 56, Virender Sehwag 26; Saeed Ajmal 2 for 22) vs Pakistan