New Delhi. After half-centuries from Suryakumar Yadav and KL Rahul, India beat Zimbabwe by 71 runs, led by Ravichandran Ashwin. Team India reached the semi-finals where they would face England while topping their group. Chasing India’s target of 187, Zimbabwe lost wickets at regular intervals against the sharp bowling of Ashwin (3 for 22), Mohammed Shami (2 for 14) and Hardik Pandya (2 for 16) . The whole team of Zimbabwe was bundled out for 115 runs in 17.2 overs. Ryan Burle (35) and Sikandar Raza (34) shared a 60-run partnership for the sixth wicket for Zimbabwe. Apart from these two, no Zimbabwe batsman could even touch the 20-run mark.
India and England clashed 22 times so far
In T20 cricket, India and England have clashed 22 times so far. In this, Team India’s upper hand has been heavy on England. The Indian team has won 12 matches, while the England team has been successful in winning 10 times. The first T20 match between India and England was also played in the T20 World Cup itself. The initial edition of the T20 World Cup was played in the year 2007. This year both the teams met for the first time. Team India played its last match against England in July this year.
India and England await second T20 World Cup title
India won the initial edition of the T20 World Cup 15 years ago. In the year 2007, Team India won its only T20 World Cup title by defeating Pakistan under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Team India is waiting for the second title for 15 years. At the same time, England’s team won its first World Cup title in 2010 by defeating Australia. At that time the command of England was in the hands of Paul Collingwood.
England team reached the semi-finals after defeating New Zealand-Sri Lanka
England team has reached the semi-finals by defeating Afghanistan, New Zealand and Sri Lanka. His match against Australia got washed out due to rain. At the same time, Ireland had upset England by five runs in the Super 12. India has also lost only one match in Super 12. Team India was defeated by South Africa.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : November 06, 2022, 19:01 IST