Ahmedabad: Today, India has defeated England in the fourth T20 played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Winning the toss, England captain Morgan invited India to bat. India had a poor start again. Opener Rohit Sharma returned to the pavilion after scoring 12 runs. KL Rahul, running in poor form, also could not score many runs. Rahul scored only 14 runs from 17 deliveries. Captain Virat Kohli, who was doing well in the last two matches, flopped in this match. Playing his second match, Suryakumar Yadav handled the innings, completing his first t20 International Half Century.
Suryakumar Yadav had scored 57 runs from 31 balls before being dismissed by Sam Curran. Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer, playing small but useful innings, raised India’s score to 185. Rishabh Pant scored 30 runs and Shreyas Iyer scored 37 runs. Jofra Archer took the highest wicket for England, he took four wickets for 33 runs in 4 overs.
The England team soon lost their first wicket after chasing 186 runs. Jos Butler, the last match hero, scored 9 runs and fell victim to Bhubaneshwar Kumar. Then Jason Roy and David Malan tried to handle Innings. Jason Roy scored 40 runs when Hardik Pandya got him out. Johnny Bairstow and Ben Stokes played big shots and brought down the required run rate. But after Johnny Bairstow’s dismissal, England captain Morgan, who came to the pitch, could not last long, and he returned to the Pavillion after scoring 4 runs only.
From India Rahul Chahar, and Hardik Pandya took two wickets each and, Shradul Thakur took 3 wickets Butler’s important wicket was taken by Bhubneshwar Kumar, while Washington Sundar was very expensive today and gave 52 runs in his four overs and he did not get any wickets either.
In the last over, the match became a bit interesting when Joffra Archer scored 10 runs off the second and third balls of Shardul Thakur. But in the end, India won this match by 8 runs.