Ahmedabad: England have won the third T20 match played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. In this way England took a 2–1 lead over India. India scored 156 runs in this match, which England completed in just 18.2 overs.
In this match, English opener Jose Butler kept the front from the beginning. He scored an unbeaten 83 from 52 balls with the help of 5 fours and 4 sixes.
England’s last and second wicket fell in the shape of David Malan. Malan was stumped off Washington Sundar in the tenth over. He scored 18 runs in 17 balls with the help of a six. They went on to hit Sundar’s ball. Then Rishabh Pant stumped him out.
In this way, Washington Sundar was a wicket jerk for India in a very important time. Because England were playing for 81 runs in 9.3 overs at the loss of just one wicket.
Whereas, the first shock to England Jason roy In the form of Was thought He was caught by Rohit Sharma off the ball of Yuzvendra Chahal. He scored 9 runs in 13 balls with the help of two fours.
Earlier, the Indian team, who came out to bat, were given a big relief by captain Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya after a weak start.
Kohli hit 77 runs in 46 balls with the help of 8 fours and 4 sixes. He completed his half-century in 37 balls with the help of 5 fours and 2 sixes. Playing this innings despite heavy pressure, he told that it is no exaggeration to call him the number one batsman worldwide.
Out of these, two sixes and a four were put on by Virat in the 18th over of the same Mark Wood, who gave India big blows in the form of KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma and Shreyas Iyer in the beginning.
He also got an important partnership from Hardik Pandya during this innings. Pandya hit a six in the last over bowled by Jordan. At the same time, Captain Kohli also scored seven runs in this over with a four.
However, on the last ball of the innings, Hardik Pandya was caught out for a long shot. He scored 17 runs in 15 balls with the help of two sixes.
Prior to that, India’s fifth batsman Shreyas Iyer tried to play a shot off Mark Wood, but was caught by David Malin. He scored 9 runs in 9 balls with the help of a four.
Before Iyer, Rishabh Pant was also dismissed by 25 runs in 20 balls. In 11.1 overs, he was called by Virat Kohli for the third run, which was not possible. But Pant could not refuse the captain’s call and he was run out.
Significantly, in this match, in just 5 overs, three batsmen of India returned back to the pavilions one after the other.
The beginning of Happened to KL Rahul. He had to return to the pavilion on a zero from Mark Wood. By then he had played four balls. Mark Wood bowled him straight from the middle of the bat and pad. This was the second time in this series when KL Rahul was out on zero. Apart from this, he scored just 1 in the first match.
After this, Rohit Sharma also had to return cheaply to the pavilion. He scored 15 runs in 17 balls. Rohit Sharma was dismissed by Mark Wood. The shot of Rohit off Wood’s ball was caught by Jofra Archer. Then India’s score was 20 runs in 4.5 overs.
After this, the Indian audience was most disappointed when Ishaan Kishan also got out without leaving any special mark. He had scored 4 off 9 balls when he hit Chris Jordan. Tried to apply pull shots. But George Butler was caught.
Please tell that the captain of England in this match Eoin Morgan chose bowling. In such a situation, millions of Indian fans were eager to see Rohit Sharma batting in the third T20. Realizing the mind of these fans, the Indian team had fielded Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul as the openers.