Ind vs Afg Highlights 6-20-2024

Watch cricket video highlights of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 forty-third match between India vs Afghanistan. Venue of the match will be Bridgetown.

When India defeated Afghanistan in their opening Super Eight match of the T20 World Cup 2024, there were masterminds at work in Bridgetown, donning the India blue. Once more, the pitch was difficult to bat on because it was sluggish and gave anyone who wanted to roll their fingers over the ball a place to get hold of it. But Suryakumar Yadav managed to flourish like he usually does in Twenty20 cricket, and he contributed to his team’s above-average total of 181 for 7. This drew Jasprit Bumrah into the conflict, and he began tearing apart Afghanistan right away, causing them to become incapacitated for the remainder of the pursuit.

Between January of this year and the end of the last World Cup in 2022, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma did not play a single Twenty20 international match. However, the reason they’re here right now is to wear that medal around their necks. Their goal is to win the entire planet. They have so been receptive to batting differently. Even though Rohit only made 8 out of 13, he attempted to smash a boundary with six of those balls. Even if Kohli was doing well, he wasn’t prepared to accept it. He was caught trying to strike Rashid Khan with a six-shoot.

India has given up on the safety-first strategy after being scorned in major matches for being overly cautious. And this game’s middle overs demonstrated why that was the case. Following Kohli’s fall, their score was behind by 18 runs to 171 according to Forecaster. The other batters had it tracking back up by the same amount of runs in only six balls. India is currently expected to reach 189. A game in this type may change that rapidly. For this reason, trying and failing is preferable than not trying at all.

India may have been holding back because they were uneasy with their alternatives down the order, even if they were aware of this all along. Now that their greatest T20 batsman is manning the No. 4 spot, that has altered. Suryakumar executed several spectacular shots, but not in the way you might think; instead, he found a weak point in the rules of physics and ruthlessly undermined them. More so in terms of merely being aware of his strengths and having faith in his abilities. He was only attempting to put away a full throw, even the one occasion when he made jaws drop to the ground by pulling Azmatullah Omarzai from somewhere off the wide line to the square-leg boundary. The shorter border was known as the legside. It was logical, really.

While Suryakumar was out there, he concentrated on three things. To tamper with the wristspinners, sweep. He played four, and a boundary came from each of them. Every time the quicks became too full, smash. He retained his position and hit a six that flew into the three Ws stand. Walcott, Worrell, and Weeks would have cherished that. When they went slower ball, swiping finally did so after making careful to maintain his form. He was defeated the first time he attempted it. He almost struck the ball off of the ground the second time. This was a typical example of an aggressive batter narrowing his alternatives to only those that he was certain would work given the circumstances.

Suryakumar was the biggest draw even without a bat. He confessed to being anxious in between innings. “I began chewing my gum harder when Kohli got out.” However, he was aware that he had to avoid becoming bogged down. India did not want to slip into the same traps as previously, thus it was crucial to maintain the intent. They will bat as if they have ten wickets remaining in the World Cup.

In this T20 World Cup, he has claimed twice as many wickets as he has given up boundaries (8 vs. 4). Without a doubt, Bumrah is India’s most significant player. After Rahmanullah Gurbaz had hit the most of the 13 runs in the opening over of the chase, he entered the bowling attack. He had seen that slower balls had been quite successful in the first innings, taking five wickets for 30 runs at an economy rate of 7.2. He immediately increased the volume and widened his line to prevent Gurbaz from getting the direct hit he so enjoys.

He is an all-format great because he can rapidly assess the circumstances and the opponent to that extent. With just seven runs conceded, he tied the lowest of any Indian bowler in four T20I overs. There were yet more advantages. Reentering the lineup to take advantage of favorable circumstances, Kuldeep Yadav finished with 2 for 32. In the powerplay, Axar Patel started with a wicket-maiden. It was also a successful run out for Ravindra Jadeja. Arshdeep, meanwhile, came back from a two-over stint for 22 runs to nearly complete a hat-trick in the last seconds.

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