T20 World Cup: Kohli-Shastri era ends on positive note as India sign off with 9-wicket win vs Namibia

ICC T20 World Cup 2021: India rode on excellent performances from Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin to beat Namibia by 9 wickets in Dubai and finish their marketing campaign on a positive note.

Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul added 86 runs for the opening wicket of their 133-run chase to put a stable platform for India (AFP Photo)


  • India (136/1) beat Namibia (132/8) by 9 wickets of their final Super 12 match
  • India misplaced 2 and received 3 video games of their unsuccessful T20 World Cup 2021 marketing campaign within the UAE
  • India’s final Super 12 conflict was additionally Virat Kohli’s ultimate T20I as the captain

India signed off from the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 on a positive note on Monday as they beat Namibia by 9 wickets of their ultimate Super 12 sport, which was additionally Virat Kohli’s final match as T20I captain. The 2007 champions ended their marketing campaign with 3 wins (vs Afghanistan, Scotland & Namibia) and two defeats (vs Pakistan & New Zealand) in Group 2.

Chasing a par-score of 133 for victory, Team India rode on swashbuckling half-centuries from Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul attain the goal in 15.2 overs in Dubai. Suryakumar Yadav additionally performed a helpful knock, remaining unbeaten on 25 within the win.

Rohit top-scored with 56 off 37 balls which offered a stable platform for the remainder of the Indian batsmen to money in in opposition to an inexperienced bowling assault. The Hitman’s knock was laced with 7 fours and a few towering sixes.

IND vs NAM, T20 World Cup: Highlights

Rohit additionally crossed 3000 runs in T20I cricket throughout his knock to hitch Virat Kohli (3227) and Martin Guptill (3115) in an elite checklist of batsmen. His fifty was his twenty fourth within the format and second on this match whereas Rahul scored his fifteenth fifty.

India’s spin-twins Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin additionally made telling contributions within the first half of the match to assist prohibit the Namibians to 132 for 8 in 20 overs after Kohli received the toss and elected to bowl first for the second time in succession.

Already ousted from the match after shedding to Pakistan and New Zealand of their first two video games, India appeared relaxed and the Namibians had been all at sea as they aren’t used to taking part in world-class gradual bowling operators of this calibre.

Jadeja (4-0-16-3) and Ashwin (4-0-20-3) took six wickets between them for 36 runs whereas Jasprit Bumrah grabbed a few scalps to make it a lop-sided contest.

With their marketing campaign coming to an finish, India will now flip focus on the house sequence in opposition to New Zealand, who will play 3 T20Is and a pair of Tests from November 17. India’s new teaching workers, led by Rahul Dravid, will take over from Ravi Shastri, Bharat Arun and R Sridhar from this sequence.

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2021-11-08 22:29:01
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