Ind vs SA 1st T20 2022

India Beat Zim by 71 Runs And Will Face England in Semis

India beat Zimbabwe by 71 runs and will face England in the semi-final of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 at Adelaide Oval on November, 10. KL Rahul and Suryakumar powered India to reach 186 runs in 20 overs. Suryakumar, who scored 62 runs off 25 balls, was selected as the man of the match.

Match Summary

Suryakumar Yadav Ind vs SA 2nd T20 India

India set a Mammoth total on the Scoreboard

Indian captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat first on the Melbourne Cricket Ground pitch. India did not get the ideal start as Rohit Sharma got out early. Rohit Sharma holed out to the boundary while playing a pull shot on Muzarabani’s bowling. Rohit made 15 runs during his inning.

The next man, Virat Kohli joins forces with KL Rahul and started the rescue process. Both batters ensure that no more wickets fall inside the powerplay. Both added a 60 runs partnership before Virat Kohli got out on 26 runs. Sean Williams picked the wicket of Virat Kohli. In the next over, KL Rahul falls after scoring his 22nd fifty in T20. Sikandar Raza took the wicket of KL Rahul on 51 runs.

Rishabh Pant did not bother the scorer much and got out on 3 runs. At the time, India was reeling at 101/4 in 13.3 overs. Suryakumar Yadav along with Hardik Pandya joins hands and started a counter-attack on Zimbabwe pacers. The partnership consists of some dynamic and 360-degree hitting from Suryakumar Yadav and an anchor inning from Hardik Pandya. Both the batters added 65 run partnership before Hardik got out on 18. While SKY continues his blistering batting.

India posted a mammoth total of 186 runs, courtesy of Suryakumar Yadav’s splendid inning of 61 runs off just 25 balls with the help of six 6’s and four 4’s.

Zimbabwe Bundled out on 115

Indian Pacers Bhuvenshwar Kumar gave India the perfect start as he removed Madhevere in the very first over of the inning. In the next over, Arshdeep removed Chakabva on zero. A few overs later, Mohammad Shami picked the wicket of Sean Williams. Zimbabwe lost three key wickets inside the powerplay and never looked in the hunt.

Zimbabwe kept losing wickets at regular intervals of time and was bundled out on 115 runs. Ravichandran Ashwin, who picked three wickets, was the star bowler for India. Mohammad Shami and Hardik Pandya also picked two wickets each. India will face England at Adelaide Oval on November, 10 in the second semi-final of ICC T-20 WC 2022.

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