T20 World Cup 2022, IND vs AUS Practice Match: India faced Australia on Monday. Team India is currently the number one team in the world in T20. At the same time, Australia is the defending champion.
Australia won the toss and decided to bowl first. India scored 186 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs by Batting first,. The Australian team was reduced to 180 runs in 20 overs. India won the match by six runs.
India beat Australia by six runs
India defeated Australia by six runs in the T20 World Cup practice match. Batting first, India scored 186 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs. KL Rahul scored 57 runs in 33 balls and Suryakumar Yadav scored 50 runs in 33 balls. In response, the Australian team was all out for 180 runs in 20 overs in exchange for India’s excellent bowling and fielding in the death overs.
Australia needed 43 runs in the last five overs. Then he had eight wickets left. Finch and Maxwell were batting. After this Bhuvneshwar Kumar gave only four runs and took one wicket in the 16th over. Ashwin gave away 10 runs in the 17th over. Arshdeep came to bowl in the 18th over and conceded 13 runs. The 19th has been a problem for Team India for some time now.
However, in this match Harshal Patel brought the 19th over and spent only five runs. Two wickets also fell in this over. Harshal first clean bowled Finch. Then in this over, Tim David was run out on Virat Kohli’s direct hit. Mohammed Shami came to bowl for the first time in the 20th over. He had to save 11 runs. In front were Pat Cummins and Josh Inglis.
Thrill of Shami’s last over
Shami conceded two runs on the first ball.
Again two runs were scored off the second ball.
Cummins played a shot on the third ball. On this, Kohli took a brilliant catch with one hand on the boundary.
Ashton Agar was run out on the fourth ball.
On the fifth ball, Shami clean bowled Josh Inglis on a yorker.
After this, Shami clean bowled Kane Richardson on the last ball of the over.
In this way, four wickets fell on Shami’s last four balls. Shami took three of these wickets and one run out. Shami conceded just four runs in the last over and India won the match by six runs. Captain Aaron Finch scored the highest 76 runs for Australia. Apart from this, Mitchell Marsh scored 35 runs. For India, Mohammed Shami took the maximum three wickets by throwing an over.
At the same time, Bhuvneshwar Kumar took two wickets for 20 runs in three overs. Arshdeep Singh conceded 34 runs in three overs and got one wicket. Harshal Patel gave 30 runs in three overs and took one wicket. Chahal took one wicket for 28 runs in three overs. Now the Indian team will take on the New Zealand team in the second practice match on 19 October.