IND vs AFG, T20 World Cup 2021: India beat Afghanistan by 66 runs to record their first tournament win

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IND vs AFG HIGHLIGHTS T20 World Cup 2021 Kohli India Defeat Nabi Afghanistan in the semifinal

India recorded its first victory of the tournament by defeating Afghanistan by 66 runs in match 33 of the 2021 ICC World Cup. In this match, Afghanistan won the draw and decided to pitch first. Batting first, India scored 210 runs on the base of Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul’s half-century. Aside from Rohit and Rahul, Hardik scored 35 on 13 balls and Rishabh played an undefeated inning of 27 runs on 13 balls. Pursuing this huge goal, the Afghanistan team could score 144 runs in the 20 overs stipulated for the loss of 7 wickets. Mohammed Shami took the maximum of three wickets for India, while Ashwin, returning to this format after a long time, took two wickets. India’s next game is against Scotland on November 5.

Rohit Sharma (74) scored a brilliant inning as India set Afghanistan a 211 run goal in the ICC T20 World Cup Super 12 match to be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday. By choosing to hit after losing the draw, the Indian team scored 210 runs for the loss of 2 wickets in 20 overs. Team Rohit’s starting couple and KL Rahul made a great partnership of 140 runs on 89 balls. For Afghanistan, Karim Janat and Gulabdin Naib each got a wicket.

Earlier, coming to bat, the Indian team got off to a tremendous start and scored 53 runs in their power play without losing any ground. During this, Rohit and Rahul added runs for the team in a brilliant way. Meanwhile, India scored 85 runs in 10 overs without losing any ground. Rohit completed his fifty in 37 balls while beating the bowlers of Afghanistan. With this, the team’s score reached 100 in 11 overs. At the same time, Rahul also completed his half century on 35 balls while scoring runs at a rapid pace.

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Meanwhile, in the 15th final, Rohit was sacked for 74 runs on 47 balls with the help of eight fours and three sixes. Soon Rahul also returned to the pavilion after scoring 69 runs on 48 balls with the help of six fours and two sixes. Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya, who came in third and fourth, hit wildly and hit big shorts, bringing the team’s score to 175 runs for the loss of two wickets in 18 overs.

With this, Pant scored 27 undefeated runs on 13 balls with the help of three fours and a six. At the same time, in the last over, Pandya made an undefeated 35 of 13 balls with the help of four fours and two sixes. Together they shared a partnership of 63 runs on 21 balls. Because India’s score could reach 210 runs for the loss of two wickets.


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