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Virat Kohli’s Team India eventually stamped their dominance on Mohammad Nabi’s Afghanistan in the ICC World T20 2021 match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on 03 Nov 2021, Wednesday, after being pushed towards the exit door by New Zealand and Pakistan.
The Rohit Sharma and Ravichandran Ashwin-led team upstaged Afghanistan comprehensively in their 3rd encounter of the ICC T20 World Cup to keep their hopes alive to reach the semifinals. While enjoying watching your favorite team win matches, you can also bet on W88 sports games and make money easily.
IND vs AFG T20 highlights – India win by 66 runs
In T20 World Cup Super 12 encounter, after 10 days and 2 matches, India defeated Afghanistan by 66 runs. After being invited to bat, India posted 210 for 2 and then restricted Afghanistan to 144 for 7 in their 20 overs, with openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul hitting half-centuries.
India vs Afghanistan Score Board
India – 210/2 in 20 overs.
KL Rahul(69 of 48), Rohit Sharma(74 of 47), Rishabh Pant(27* of 13), Hardik Pandya(35* of 13)
Afghanistan – 147/7 in 20 overs
Karim Janat(42 of 22), Mohammad Nabi(35 of 32), Rahmanullah Gurbaz(19 of 10), Gulbadin Naib(18 of 20)
IND vs AFG highlights – India Batting (1st Innings)
After being called to bat by Afghanistan, India produced 210/2 in 20 overs in the first innings. India reached 53/0 towards the end of the first innings Powerplay, thanks to a blast of boundaries from openers KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma.
For 3 overs, Afghanistan bowlers held India at bay before KL Rahul’s timely boundaries helped India reach 85/0 at the midway stage.
Soon after, the pair added their 4th T20I century stand, with Rahul adding another half-century. Before Karim Janat bowled Sharma for 74, the Indian openers added 140 runs for the first wicket, a new record for India in T20Is.
Gulbadin Naib dismissed Rahul for 69 soon after, but it didn’t stop Hardik Pandya (35*) and Rishabh Pant (27*) from putting on a display. To help India reach the big score, the 2 put on a 63-run partnership off 21 balls.
IND vs AFG highlights – Afghanistan Bating (2nd Innings)
Afghanistan lost 2 early wickets in their chase of 211, with Jasprit Bumrah dismissing Zazai (13) and Mohammed Shami dismissing Mohammad Shahzad (0).
After the powerplay, Gurbaz and Gulbadin went after the Indian bowlers, bringing the score to 47/2. Ravindra Jadeja sent Gurbaz packing on 19 shortly after R Ashwin trapped Gulbadin Naib LBW right in front of him as he threatened to flee.
After 10 overs, Afghanistan had gathered a score of 61-4. As Afghanistan reached 98/5 after 16 overs, R Ashwin cleaned up Najib before concluding his spell with figures of 2/14 in 4 overs. Mohammed Shami eventually took 2 more wickets on his way to a 3-wicket haul as India restricted Afghanistan to 144/7 in 20 overs.
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India’s 1st victory – Better late than never!
After losing their first 2 games by a large margin, the Indian team impressed with both bat and ball, scoring 2 key points and changing their negative run rate to positive to improve their prospects of reaching the semifinals. Hope you enjoyed reading IND vs AFG T20 highlights and celebrated the joy of India’s 1st victory just like us!
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