ICC T20 World Cup: Scotland register a massive 42-run win in the round one group-B match. India beat Hosts Australia in a warm-up match in the last over by 6 runs.
Second upset, two-time champion West Indies head ahead of Scotland. On the first day of the ICC T20 World Cup, Namibia defeated Sri Lanka by defeating Sri Lanka, and on the second day on Monday, Scotland surprised everyone by defeating two-time former world champion West Indies by 42 runs. In this match of Group B of Round One, Scotland scored 160 for 5 wickets. In reply, the West Indies team was reduced to 118 runs in 18.3 overs. The special thing is that this was the first T20 match between Scotland and the Windies.
Hero of victory: Munsey’s Half-century
The hero of the victory of the Scotland team was opener George Munsey, who was adjudged man of the match. He played a brilliant inning of 66 not out in 53 balls. He hit 9 fours in his innings.
Mark took three wickets: Scottish spinner Mark Whyte took three wickets for 12 runs in 4 overs by bowling lethally.
Biggest win: This is the biggest win in T20 history for Scotland. Although he has defeated Bangladesh twice before, defeating the Windies is a special achievement.
Windies fans furious over the defeat
After the defeat, the fans took out their anger on the Windies team. The fan wrote on social media that it is a matter of shame for us to be called a fan of Windies.
Windies Board Apologizes: The West Indies Cricket Board apologized to the fans after the humiliating defeat. The board tweeted, “Disappointing day. Would like to apologize to all West Indies fans across the world.
Zimbabwe won, beat Ireland by 31 runs
Zimbabwe beat Ireland by 31 runs in the Round One Group B match. Batting first, Zimbabwe scored 174 for 7 wickets. For Zimbabwe, batsman Sikandar Raza played a quick inning of 82 runs in 48 balls. He hit 5 fours and 5 sixes. Chasing the target, Ireland’s team could only score 143 runs for 9 wickets. Blessing Muzarabani took three wickets for 23 runs in 4 overs.
T20 World Cup: Indian team beat hosts Australia by 6 runs in a warm-up match
After Jasprit Bumrah’s injury, veteran fast bowler Mohammed Shami got a place in the Indian team after a long gap of almost a year. But questions were being raised on his fitness and form. This is the reason why he played in the match being played against Pakistan on 23 October but there was doubt. In such a situation, all eyes were on Mohammed Shami in the first match of the ICC T20 World Cup played against Australia on Monday.
Batting first, the Indian team scored 186 runs for 7 wickets. In reply, the Australian team, chasing the target, needed 11 runs to win in the last over with 4 wickets remaining. In such a situation, captain Rohit Sharma handed the ball to Shami, which was his first over of this match. Shami also did not disappoint the captain and bowled lethally to win the match by 6 runs.
4 wickets in the last over
Australia lost consecutive wickets in the 20th over of the innings. It also included 1 run out. Shami bowled just 1 over in the entire match and took three wickets for 4 runs. It is a matter of relief for the Indian team as Shami proved that he is fit to play the match.