India wins over Afghanistan by 66 runs in the 33rd match of the ICC Mens T20 World Cup 2021
The 33rd match of the ICC Mens T20 World Cup 2021 was played yesterday between India and Afghanistan at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, in which India beats Afghanistan by 66 runs.
Afghanistan won the toss and invited India to bat first, India batted first started the inning very brilliantly, KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma came to start the inning and gave a brilliant start with century partnership of 140 runs for the first wicket, the first wicket has gone for 140 runs in 14.4 over, Rohit Sharma dismissed after playing a brilliant quick half-century inning of 74 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 8 boundaries in just 47 balls, next batsman Rishabh Pant came to bat, after few moments KL Rahul also dismissed after playing a brilliant quick half-century inning of 69 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 6 boundaries in just 48 balls as second wicket in 16.3 overs, the team score was 147 runs, followed by Hardik Pandya came to bat, and he played a brilliant quick unbeaten inning of 35 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 4 boundaries in just 13 balls with Rishabh Pant, and Rishabh Pant also played a brilliant unbeaten quick inning of 27 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 1 boundary in just 13 balls. In this way, India batted first after losing the toss scored 210 runs for the loss of just 2 wickets in stipulated 20 overs, and set a target of 211 runs in front of Afghanistan.
Afghanistani bowlers Gulbadin Naib and Karim Janat got 1-1 wicket.
Afghanistan chasing 211 runs in the second inning they could manage just 144 runs after losing 7 wickets in stipulated 20 overs and lost the match by 66 runs. Afghanistan started the inning very badly, Hazratullah Zazai dismissed just 13 runs in 15 balls, Rahmanullah Gurbaz scored 19 off 10, Gulbadin Naib 18 off 20, Najibullah Zadran 11 off 13, Mohammad Nabi scored 35 runs in 32 balls, Mohammad Shahzad and Rashid Khan dismissed without scoring, Karim Janat played an unbeaten quick inning of 42 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 3 boundaries in just 22 balls with Sharafuddin Ashraf, and Sharafuddin Ashraf remains unbeaten for 2 runs in 3 balls. In this way, Afghanistan chasing 211 runs in the second inning they could manage just 144 runs for losing 7 wickets in stipulated 20 overs and lost the match by a big margin of 66 runs.
Indian bowlers performed very brilliantly, Mohammed Shami took 3 wickets just for 32 runs, Ravichandran Ashwin took 2 wickets just for 14 runs, Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja got 1-1 wicket.
Indian batsman Rohit Sharma was selected as the best player of the match, he played a brilliant quick half-century inning of 74 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 8 boundaries in just 47 balls.