India won the final league match of the T20 World Cup today. They topped Group 2 with a 71-run win over Zimbabwe.
India won the final league match of the T20 World Cup today. They topped Group 2 with a 71-run win over Zimbabwe. With this, the details of the teams that have reached the semis have been revealed and it has also become clear which team will compete with whom. Pakistan will face New Zealand in the first semi-final on November 9. Also, Team India will compete against England in the second semi-final on 10th. Talking about the match, Team India captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and chose to bat first. India scored 186 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Suryakumar Yadav scored 61 runs off 25 balls. His strike rate stood at 244. During this time he hit 6 fours and 4 sixes.
Also KL Rahul also scored 51 runs in 35 balls. Sean Williams took the highest 2 wickets for Zimbabwe.
Team India captain Rohit Sharma’s flop show continued in today’s match as well. Rohit reached the pavilion after scoring 15 runs off 13 balls. At the same time, Virat Kohli, who was in excellent form, could only score 26 runs. Even Rishabh Pant could not take advantage of the opportunity that came his way in the playing eleven. He got out after scoring 3 runs in 5 balls.
In response, Team India took the first wicket on the first ball and prevented Zimbabwe from recovering. Bhuvneshwar Kumar dismissed Wesley Madheware on the first ball. Virat Kohli takes a brilliant catch at short cover. Regis Chakabwa was bowled by Arshdeep Singh after scoring 0 runs off 6 balls. Immediately, the Zimbabwean team lost wickets and was defeated. Zimbabwe were bowled out for 115 runs in just 17.2 overs.
Among Indian bowlers, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh have taken wickets. Ashwin took 3 wickets and Mohammed Shami took 2 wickets.
Zimbabwe Playing XI: Wesley Madhevere, Craig Erwin (captain), Regis Chakabwa (keeper), Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Tony Munyonga, Ryan Burl, Tendai Chatara, Richard Nagarava, Wellington Masakadza, Blessing Mujarabani
India Playing XI: KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma (keeper), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (captain), Akshar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh