India registered a spectacular win against Australia for the loss of just 1 wicket. India were chasing a target of 153 runs and the team did their job with ease.
Dubai: India registered a spectacular win against Australia for the loss of just 1 wicket. The in-form openers made it easy to hit the shots against their counterparts. KL Rahul’s first and only wicket after scoring 68 with Rohit Sharma. India were chasing a target of 153 runs and the team did their job with ease.
For this game, captain Rohit Sharma scored a half-century and 20 more runs before walking into the dressing room, making way for Hardik Pandya.
The pair of Pandya and Suryakumar Yadav together finished the match with 2 overs to spare, registering an easy win against Australia.
The bowlers in blue looked in good form as Ashwin took some wickets with the new ball, Rahul Chahar removed the dangerous Maxwell and Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled a decent final over.
There are some serious concerns for Australia’s management as Warner was sent back after 7 balls with just one run to his name. The team was also flat with the ball as they could only take 1 wicket.
Well, these matches are serving the purpose well, clearly presenting the areas of improvement for the teams ahead of the main campaign.
India will begin their campaign for the T20 World Cup against arch-rivals Pakistan on Sunday 24 October.
First published:October 20, 2021, 8:44 pm