india vs scotland: team india to continue the winning campaign against scotland in world t20
The Indian team, stuck in the throes of ‘if mugger’ as their chances of reaching the semi-finals depend on the performance of other teams, won another ‘do or die’ match against Scotland in the T20 World Cup by a huge margin on Friday. intended to enter.
India’s run-rate has also been spoiled by the crushing defeats in the first two matches against Pakistan and New Zealand. Now every match for India is do or die. By the way, if New Zealand loses to Namibia or Afghanistan, then India’s hopes can be made.
The Indian team, however, would like to focus on what is in their hands. In such a situation, the eyes of Virat Kohli and the team are on defeating Scotland by a huge margin. Both India’s batsmen and bowlers, who failed against Pakistan and New Zealand, did well against Afghanistan.
After the controversial decision to field at number three, Rohit Sharma was again introduced to the innings and he showed his form by scoring a brilliant half-century. Rohit admitted after the match that some decisions went wrong in the first two matches, but said it was due to the mental fatigue caused by playing continuous cricket.
Rohit, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya all scored against Afghanistan. The batting has been strengthened with the arrival of Suryakumar Yadav, who returned to the team after being out in the match against New Zealand. Apart from him, Ravindra Jadeja also proves useful in the lower order.
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Ravichandran Ashwin, who was playing T20 matches after four years in the bowling, took two for 14 in four overs, finally finding a place in the playing XI after criticism of his decision to keep him out consistently.
Ashwin was dropped due to an injury to spinner Varun Chakraborty, however, Chakraborty’s inability to withstand the pressure of international cricket has become evident and he is no longer looking forward to playing. Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah also bowled well.
As far as Scotland is concerned, wicketkeeper Matthew Cross told bowler Chris Greaves in the stump mic during the match against New Zealand that the whole of India was supporting him. New Zealand had defeated them by 16 runs, although if Scotland had won, India’s path would have been easier.
India: Virat Kohli (capt), Rohit Sharma (vice captain), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Shardul Thakur, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Varun Chakraborty, Rahul Chahar
Scotland: Kyle Coetzer (c), Richie Berrington, Dylan Buzz, Matthew Cross, Josh Davey, Alasdair Evans, Chris Greaves, Michael Leask, Callum McLeod, George Muncy, Safyaan Sharif, Hamza Tahir, Craig Wallace, Mark Watt, Bradley Wheel
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