Ind vs Ban: India’s amazing victory in Adelaide, almost certain to reach the semi-finals
ICC Men T20 World Cup IND vs BAN Match Report: This is India’s third win in this World Cup in four matches. He got one defeat against South Africa.
India beat Bangladesh. (BCCI Photo)
The Indian cricket team played at the Adelaide Oval ground on Wednesday. ICC T20 World Cup-2022 Performing brilliantly in the match, defeated Bangladesh by five runs according to the Duckworth-Lewis rule. With this, he has strengthened his hopes of going to the semi-finals. Bangladesh won the toss in this match and called India to bat. Team India scored 184 runs in 20 overs for the loss of six wickets. Bangladesh had to score 151 runs in 16 overs due to rain. In reply, this team could score only 145 runs for the loss of six wickets.
Virat Kohli’s bat shines once again for India. Right-handed batsman Kohli scored his third half-century of this World Cup and remained unbeaten on 64 runs. Apart from him, opener KL Rahul returned to his form and scored a half-century. Rahul scored 50 runs. Kohli was adjudged the player of the match for his innings.
Liton Das showed Jauhar
Chasing the target of 185 runs, Bangladesh’s team got off to a great start and it was started by Liton Das. Najmul Hasan Shanto, who has been playing brilliant innings for Bangladesh till now, could not show much pace. Shanto could not even reach the double figures but Das had scored a half-century. When the game of seven overs was over, the rain had come and that is why the match was stopped. Das was playing 59 and Shanto scored seven runs at this time.
When the match started again, Bangladesh needed 85 runs in 54 balls. As soon as he arrived, Rahul gave a blow to Bangladesh. Through his brilliant throw, he run out Das. Das was dismissed after scoring 60 runs in 27 balls. He hit seven fours and three sixes in his innings.
Bangladesh innings staggered
Bangladesh’s innings staggered as soon as Das got out. Mohammed Shami gave India the second breakthrough by dismissing Shanto (21). After this, Arshdeep, who came with the 12th over, took two wickets and pushed Bangladesh on the backfoot. In this over, he took the wickets of Afif Hussain (3) and then captain Shakib Al Hasan (13). After this, Hardik Pandya sent Yasil Ali (1) and Mosaddek Hossain (6) to the pavilion to decide India’s victory. After this Bangladesh team could not make a comeback in the match.
Arshdeep and Hardik took two wickets each for India. A success came on Shami’s part.
However, India did not get off to a good start. Bangladesh bowlers did not allow Team India’s batsmen to score more runs in the powerplay. India scored 37 runs in the first six overs for the loss of one wicket. India lost the wicket of their captain Rohit Sharma, who scored only two runs after facing eight balls. Rohit got life in the third over when Hasan Mahmood dropped his catch, but the same Hasan took his wicket.
Rahul and Kohli partnership
Rahul and Kohli pulled the team out of a bad start. Both of them shared a partnership of 67 runs for the second wicket. Rahul got out after scoring his first half-century of this World Cup. He hit three fours and four sixes in his innings of 32 balls. Suryakumar Yadav also played a quick innings. He scored 30 runs in 16 balls. During this he hit four fours. Kohli returned unbeaten. He faced 44 balls in his innings and hit eight fours and a six. Ravichandran Ashwin also remained unbeaten with him. Ashwin scored 13 runs in six balls with the help of a four and a six.
Bangladesh For Mahmood took three wickets. Captain Shakib had two successes. Apart from these two, the remaining three bowlers of Bangladesh could not open the account.