India defeats Zimbabwe to go to the semi-finals against England: T20 World Cup Super 121 min read
Suryakumar Yadav and KL Rahul each hit fifty in India’s 71-run victory over Zimbabwe in the final Super 12 match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup on Sunday at the MCG in Melbourne.
Suryakumar Yadav smashed another stunning 61* from 25 deliveries to help India reach a mammoth score of 186/5.
Zimbabwe’s Early Collapse:
Zimbabwe needs a strong start to come anywhere near the lofty goal of 187. Instead, they experienced an early collapse, losing half of their team for only 36 runs. All of the Indian pacers were on fire, taking full advantage of the circumstances to extract swing and movement. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami contributed with their experience, while Arshdeep Singh shone once more.
Suryakumar Yadav becomes the first Indian and only the second player in history to score 1000 T20I runs in a calendar year..India defeats Zimbabwe to go to the semi-finals against England: T20 World Cup Super 12
India will face England in the T20 World Cup semi-finals after defeating Zimbabwe by 71 runs in Melbourne.
Following South Africa’s loss against the Netherlands earlier in the day, India has already qualified for the semi-finals. However, their victory over Zimbabwe helped them finish first in Group 2 and set up a semi-final match against England in Adelaide on November 10.
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