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ICC Men's T20 World Cup: Team India's 'King' becomes first team to perform in T20


Leader Online Desk : In the T20 World Cup on Sunday (June 9), Team India has created many records by winning the match against Pakistan. Let's know about the new records set by the Indian team in T20 cricket…

India and Pakistan faced each other in the T20 World Cup on Sunday. The entire cricketing world has drawn attention to this match. It happened as expected by the cricket lovers. India beat Pakistan in a thrilling match.

The team with the most wins against a team

This is the seventh victory of the Indian team against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup. So far, the teams have played eight matches in the T20 World Cup. Team India has won seven of those matches. Team India holds the record for most matches against any team in the T20 World Cup. Because in this regard Team India surpassed Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Pakistan had won six matches each against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in the T20 World Cup against the West Indies. India is now the only country with the most number of wins against a single team in T20 World Cup competition with seven wins against Pakistan.

Victory despite the lowest target

India has won the T20 World Cup despite the smallest score. In the match against Pakistan on Sunday, Team India managed only 119 runs. But due to India's penetrating bowling, Pakistan could score 113 runs for 7 in 20 overs. India has defeated Pakistan by six runs in a thrilling match. Earlier in the T20 World Cup in 2014, Sri Lanka had done this against New Zealand in Chittagong. Earlier in 2016, Team India beat Zimbabwe by setting a target of 139 runs in Harare.

What actually happened in the match?

Pakistan win the toss. Invited India to bat first. Batting first, the Indian team managed to manage only 119 runs in 19 overs. In reply, Pakistan started strongly. In the 14th over, Pakistan scored 80 runs losing the wicket. Rizwan-Shadab were dismissed and the match took a turn.. Jasprit Bumrah came in to bowl in the 19th over and took the wicket of Iftikhar for just three runs. In the 20th over, Pakistan needed 18 runs to win. However, Arshdeep bowled Imad Wasim for just 11 runs. Bumrah-Arshdeep, Siraj and Hardik's fast bowling led India to victory. Pakistan team scored 113 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs.

Jasprit Bumrah's penetrating strike

Jasprit Bumrah took three wickets for just 14 runs. Bumrah was the man of the match. This is the second time in eight months that Bumrah has won the man of the match award against Pakistan in an ICC tournament. Earlier in the 2023 ODI World Cup, Bumrah took two wickets for 19 runs against Pakistan and was adjudged Man of the Match.



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