Today the 35th Match of ICC T20 World Cup 2022 played between India and Bangladesh. In the beginning Bangladesh won the toss and opted to field first. Indian openers KL Rahul alongside Rohit Sharma started off aggressively.
They smashed the attacking bowlers all around the ground. Notably, Rahul scored half century on 32 deliveries, providing ideal start in a knockout game. However, Rohit Sharma falls cheaply without showing any effort with bat.
Virat kohli replaced skipper, while playing energetically, took his team to the next level. He played sensibly, watched out for weak deliveries and scored 64 runs on 44 deliveries under 145 strike rate. His master innings helped destabilized Indian side to reach somehow near to defending total.
Indian Middle Order Batting
After Rahul suryakumar Yadav came to face deliveries of Bangladesh spinners. He also came to power up the team but Shakib Al Hasan took his wicket in 13th over. He played inning of 30 scores on 16 deliveries. Rest of the batsmen did not played aggressively and India set out target of 184 runs with loss of 6 wickets having 6 extra runs.
In the 2nd inning Namul Hossain and liton Das opened aggressively. In the power play Litton Das smashed the Indian seamers but unfortunately he was run out by KL Rahul in the 8th over and scored 60 on 27 deliveries with 7 fours and 3 sixes. Indian seamer Mohammed Shami bowled efficiently and took the other wicket of Namul Hossain in 9th over who scored 21.
Middle order batsmen also came to lift up the team but the rain broke the inning yet forcing to end the match following DLS rules under which Bangladesh was targeted to 151 runs in 16 overs.while chasing the target in wet conditions Bangal tigers tried to defeat thus failed putting 20 runs in last over, handing over victory to India running six runs short.