Staff India received narrowly of their must-win contest in opposition to neighbours Bangladesh within the Tremendous 12 stage of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 by 5 runs (DLS). In the meantime, Virat Kohli made a heartwarming gesture in direction of Bangladesh opener Litton Das.
The Bangla batter scored a formidable 21 ball half-century and ended up with a rating of 60 of simply 27 balls guiding the staff to get par the DLS par rating when rain arrived on the Adelaide Oval. Upon the resumption, the Indian bowlers took issues into their fingers and made life troublesome for the batters to chase. Ultimately, the Bangla Tigers needed to bow right down to the Rohit Sharma-led facet the 2 essential factors required by staff India.
After the conclusion of the sport, Kohli gifted a bat to opener Das who was elated over the gesture. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) cricket operations chairman Jalal Yunus additionally reacted on the unimaginable gesture by the previous India captain.
“After we have been sitting within the eating corridor, Virat Kohli got here and gifted a bat to Litton. In response to me, it was a second of inspiration for Litton. Litton is a category batter. We now have seen him play classical photographs. He is a superb participant in Checks and ODIs. Not too long ago, he has began enjoying nicely in T20Is as nicely,” Yunus was quoted as saying, BDcrictime Bangla reported.
Staff India near semi-finals
Following the much-needed win in opposition to Bangladesh, India are nearer than ever to creating it to the semi-finals of the marquee occasion. The facet, nevertheless, would require another win in opposition to Zimbabwe to formally affirm their final 4 berth.
Rohit Sharma and Co. play the African nation on Sunday, November 6 on the iconic Melbourne Cricket Floor. Staff India and South Africa nonetheless look favourites to qualify from Group 2 of the Tremendous 12 stage.
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