T20 World Cup 2024: India beat England to reach final

India defeated England by 68 runs in the second T20 World Cup 2024 semi-final at Providence Stadium in Guyana on Thursday.  India will play South Africa in the T20 World Cup final on June 29 in Barbados after defeating England.

T20 World Cup 2024: India beat England to reach final

English batters were pressured by India’s bowlers early on. England started strong, scoring 26 runs without losing a wicket. Jos Buttler looked good but was dismissed by Axar Patel on the first ball of the fourth over. After losing their skipper, Jasprit Bumrah removed Phil Salt’s stumps, causing England to struggle.

As Jonny Bairstow (0 off 3), Moeen Ali (8 off 10), Sam Curran (2 off 4), and Liam Livingstone (11 of 16) failed to score, India’s spin department dominated the defending champions. Harry Brook scored 25 runs off 19 balls before Kuldeep Yadav dismissed him. Indian bowlers Patel, Kuldeep, and Bumrah dismissed the English team for 103 runs in 16.4 overs.

India’s first innings started poorly as Virat Kohli was bowled by Reece Topley after nine runs. After Kohli was dismissed, Rishabh Pant returned to the pavilion after four runs, leaving India 40-2 in 5.2 overs.

India rallied after losing two wickets as Suryakumar Yadav and Rohit Sharma added 73 runs. The Hitman scored 57 runs before Adil Rashid’s googly. After Sharma’s dismissal, Yadav continued India’s attack, but Jofra Archer bowled him for three runs, preventing his half-century.

Hardik Pandya (23 off 13) and Shivam Dube (0 off 1) lost wickets quickly, but Ravindra Jadeja (17 off 9) and Axar Patel (10 off 6) helped India reach 171 in the allotted overs. Chris Jordan took three wickets for England, while Adil Rashid, Sam Curran, Jofra Archer, and Reece Topley each took one.

T20 World Cup 2024: India beat England to reach final

Gulfishaa Avaan
Gulfishaa Avaan
Gulfishaa is writer who delivers engaging and informative news on sports to readers of Ten Sports TV Website.

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