Melbourne: Saryakumar Yadav was once again seen struggling in the match against Zimbabwe. Surya made a blistering 61 off 25 balls in the final overs and completed his 1000 runs in T20 cricket. Due to Surya’s brilliant hitting, India could build a mountain of 186 runs in this match. Before that, Lokesh Rahul scored a powerful half-century and laid a good foundation for India’s big score.
Rohit Sharma once again failed to make a big knock in this match. Rohit managed to score 15 runs this time and India suffered their first shock at 27 runs. Although Rohit was dismissed early, then Lokesh Rahul and Virat Kohli saw a good partnership. The duo put on a 60-run partnership for the second wicket and gave the Indian innings a good shape. But this time Kohli was dismissed in the midst of a big hit and India suffered another blow. Kohli could score 26 runs this time.
Even though Kohli was dismissed, Rahul remained on the field and then saw him score a half-century. Rahul hit hard this time. But after hitting his half century, Rahul could not score more runs. Rahul scored 51 runs in 35 balls with three fours and three sixes. Rahul was dismissed and Rishabh Pant came in to bat. Pant was given an opportunity in this match, so all eyes were on whether he would make the most of this opportunity. But this time Pant could not make use of this opportunity. Pant was dismissed for just three runs this time.
Fans were worried about Pant’s dismissal and what would happen to India after that. But after that a good partnership was seen between Suryakumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya. Surya was seen to be in great form this time and he hit all over the field.