Craig Ervine. PC- Getty

Zimbabwe captain Craig Ervine was dejected after shedding to India of their last group 2 match of the T20 World Cup 2022 by 71 runs however lauded his group for the spirit they confirmed within the match which was performed on the MCG on November 6, 2022.

Zimbabwe was set a goal of 187 runs to win, however solely Ryan Burl (35) and Sikandar Raza (34) have been capable of stand up to the Indian bowling assault who lowered them to 35/6 in 8 overs. In the long run, Zimbabwe was bowled out for 115 in 17.2 overs as India received by 71 runs. For India, R Ashwin picked 3/22, whereas Hardik Pandya and Mohammad Shami took two wickets every.

Ryan Burl,. PC- Getty
Ryan Burl,. PC- Getty

Craig Ervine stated within the post-match presentation: “We might have modified a few plans, Surya did extraordinarily nicely within the again finish and countered Richie’s (Ngarava) extensive yorkers. We might have taken tempo off the ball there. Credit score to him, he got here out and altered the sport. Main into the match, we had some positiveness upfront with the bat. Final couple of video games, we went away from that fearless cricket and we went into our shells a bit of bit.

Should you simply stand there and let it swing, there’s a superb probability that you just’re gonna nick off or get bowled. You must be extra proactive. Our previous few outcomes didn’t go as deliberate. We did good work to get into the Tremendous 12s. We’ll be constructing on that. We fielded rather well, particularly catching. The boys fought actually arduous all through the World Cup.”

Suryakumar Yadav Blows Away Zimbabwe As India Set To Meet England In Semi-final

Earlier, Rohit Sharma received the toss and selected to bat first. Rishabh Pant got here in for Dinesh Karthik. KL Rahul struck a superb 51 in 35 balls as India made 79 runs within the first 10 overs for the wicket of Rohit (15).

Suryakumar Yadav INdia. PC- ICC
Suryakumar Yadav INdia. PC- ICC

Then Zimbabwe took some wickets in center overs as Virat Kohli (26), Rishabh Pant (3) and Hardik Pandya (18) obtained out for not a lot. However then Suryakumar Yadav unleashed hell as he struck 61* in 25 balls with 6 fours and 4 sixes, serving to India to 186/5 in 20 overs.

India will now face England within the second semi-final on November 10 in Adelaide.

Additionally Learn: IND vs ZIM: Suryakumar Yadav Is “Beautifully Assured About His Technique”: Andy Flower

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