India thrashed Scotland by 8 wickets in the Group-2 match of the Super-12 stage of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 played at the International Cricket Stadium in Dubai on Friday. India had won the toss and decided to bowl first, after which Scotland’s team was reduced to a score of just 85.
Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami took 3-3 wickets for Team India. After this, India had to win this match within 45 balls to improve their run rate, where Rohit Sharma (30) and KL Rahul (50) gave their team a quick start and reached the threshold of victory.
#UPDATE KL Rahul's 50 off 19 balls helped India stay alive in the #T20World Cup with an eight-wicket thrashing of Scotland inside seven overs https://t.co/q55Wx1NFvl #AFPSports pic.twitter.com/pnSGS7nnc6— AFP News Agency (@AFP) November 5, 2021
Just love watching KL Rahul bat…..— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) November 5, 2021
Fifty for KL Rahul from just 18 balls – What a knock, KL. pic.twitter.com/dCe4tzcTTG— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) November 5, 2021
KL Rahul carnage – fifty in just 18 balls. KL at his very best.— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) November 5, 2021
In such a situation, India, batting 6.3 overs, ie 39 balls, easily achieved the target and with a better run rate than Afghanistan in the table, with 4 points, they occupied the third place.
During this, KL Rahul scored the fastest half-century of the current tournament. He played a stormy innings of 50 runs in 18 balls.