India closed down from the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 with a positive outlook on Monday as they beat Namibia by 9 wickets in their last Super 12 game, which was also Virat Kohli’s last match as T20I captain. The 2007 champions finished their mission with 3 wins (versus Afghanistan, Scotland and Namibia) and two losses (versus Pakistan and New Zealand) in Group 2.
Fighting a standard score of 133 for the win, Team India rode on bold half-hundreds from Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul arrive for the target in 15.2 overs in Dubai. Suryakumar Yadav likewise played a helpful knock, staying unbeaten on 25 in the win.
Rohit top-scored with 56 off 37 balls which gave a strong stage to the remaining of the Indian batsmen to trade out against an new bowling. The Hitman’s knock was bound with 7 fours and some sixes.
Rohit additionally crossed 3000 runs in T20I cricket during his knock to join Virat Kohli (3227) and Martin Guptill (3115) in a tip top rundown of batsmen. His fifty was his 24th in T20 and second in this competition while Rahul scored his fifteenth fifty.
India’s spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin additionally telling contributions in the principal half of the match to assist with confining the Namibians to 132 for 8 of every 20 overs after Kohli won the throw and chose for bowling first for the second time in progression.
Currently removed from the competition subsequent to losing to Pakistan and New Zealand in their initial two games, India looked free and the Namibians were all adrift as they are not used to playing world-class slow bowling administrators of this type.
Jadeja (4-0-16-3) and Ashwin (4-0-20-3) took six wickets between them for 36 runs while Jasprit Bumrah got two or three scalps to make it a trim sided challenge.
With their mission reaching a conclusion, India will presently turn focus around the home series against New Zealand, who will play 3 T20Is and 2 Tests from November 17. India’s new coaching staff, driven by Rahul Dravid, will take over from Ravi Shastri, Bharat Arun and R Sridhar from this series.