On this day in 2019, fast bowler Mohammad Shami sacked a four-wicket take and captain Virat Kohli show with the bat to assist India with fixing a monstrous success over West Indies in an International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup conflict at Old Trafford.
The ICC took to its official Twitter handle and educated its adherents regarding India’s devastating 125-run triumph over the Caribbean side on June 27 a year ago.
The world’s cricket overseeing body additionally expressed that Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni crushed half-hundreds of years during the match while Shami came back with figures of four for 16.
“#OnThisDay last year, India claimed a massive 125-run victory over West Indies in #CWC19. Mohammad Shami returned 4/16 in the chase after Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni scored the fifties,” the ICC tweeted.
Mohammad Shami returned 4/16 in the chase, after Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni scored fifties.
— ICC (@ICC) June 27, 2020
The Men in Blue won the hurl and selected to bat first during the clash. India lost opener Rohit Sharma inexpensively for 18 runs.
Consequently, opener KL Rahul (48) and captain Virat Kohli (72) united and the pair scored significant thumps as well as sewed a 69-run organization for the subsequent wicket.
Experienced wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni (56) and all-rounder Hardik Pandya (46) likewise made huge commitments to assist India with posting 268 for seven in their specified 50 overs.
For West Indies, Kemar Roach packed away three wickets while Jason Holder and Sheldon Cottrell guaranteed two wickets each.
In answer, Shami got done with splendid figures of four for 16, while Jasprit Bumrah and Yuzvendra Chahal took two wickets each to help the Men in Blue group out the Caribbean side to 143.
Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav likewise contributed with a wicket each. Sunil Ambris and Nicholas Pooran were the top scorers for West Indies with 31 and 28 runs, separately.
Kohli was proclaimed ‘Man of the Match’ for his great show with the bat. The Indian captain proceeded to make a semi-last exit at the 2019 World Cup in the wake of losing to New Zealand by 18 runs.