At Sharjah, April 27. Pakistan won by 26 runs. Toss: India. India's second successive defeat cost them a place in the semi-finals. Needing 236 to win, they were bowled out in the 47th over, having succumbed at vital stages to the pace of Waqar Younis. The only batting of note came from their captain, Azharuddin, whose unbeaten 78 from 98 balls included two sixes. Pakistan's innings was established by Salim Yousuf, who had been promoted to open the batting and hit a calculated 62.
Man of the Match: Waqar Younis.
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