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India’s Record win over Pakistan, seventh times victory since 1992

India vs Pakistan World Cup 2019
                              India vs Pakistan World Cup 2019
‘Virat’s sepoys’ defeated Pakistan for the seventh time

India beat Pakistan by 89 runs in the ICC World Cup 2019. The decision was made on the basis of the Duckworth-Lewis rule. This is also the biggest victory of India over Pakistan in the World Cup. This is the seventh consecutive victory against Pakistan in India’s World Cup.  It is India’s Record win over Pakistan, seventh times victory since 1992.

In 1992, the two teams met each other for the first time battle and since then the Pakistani team has not won any match against India. India scored a mammoth 336 runs in the first innings at the Old Trafford ground in Manchester.

Pakistan’s Answer Against India’s Bowlers

In reply, the Pakistani team could have scored 212 runs in 6 overs in 40 overs between the rain disruption. After the third rain, Pakistan had the goal of making 302 runs in 40 overs.

Rain disrupted the match three times. First-time rain came in the 47th over during the Indian inning, followed by a brief hurdle just before the second Pakistani inning began. Pakistan got a revised target after the third rain.

Until the game was stopped for the third time, Pakistan scored 166 runs for six wickets in 35 overs. This win has brought the Indian team to third place in the final table. India has been seven points from four matches, while Pakistan has only three points from five matches and it has slipped to ninth place.

Fakhar Zaman scored the highest scorer (62) for Pakistan. He hit 7 fours and 1 sixes in his 75-ball inning. Pakistan’s start was poor and their first wicket fell quickly as Imam-ul-Haq (7). After that, Fakhar Zaman teamed up with Babar Azam (48) for 104 runs for the second wicket.

After the break in the 24th over of this partnership, the Pakistani team faltered and could not recover. Sarfaraz Ahmed (12), Shoaib Malik (0) and Mohammad Hafeez scored only nine runs. However, Imad Wasim (46 not out) and Shadab Khan (unbeaten 20) did a little fight in the end. Both of them shared an unbroken partnership of 47 runs for the seventh wicket. For India Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav took two wickets each.

Earlier, India lost five wickets in the 50 overs in which they scored a score of 336 runs. Rohit Sharma (140) made the most runs for India. He hit 14 boundaries and three sixes in his 113-ball knock. Apart from Rohit, Virat Kohli (77), Lokesh Rahul (57), Hardik Pandya (26) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni contributed 1 run. Vijay Shankar 15 and Kedar Jadhav remained unbeaten on 9 runs. Mohammad Amir from Pakistan side got three wickets while Hasan Ali and Wahab Riaz picked up one wicket each. Overall It is India’s Record win over Pakistan, seventh times victory since 1992.

India’s Strong Debut

After losing the toss, batting first, the Indian team made a strong start. Lokesh Rahul and Rohit Sharma, who started the innings, started the partnership with 136 runs for the first wicket. Both batsmen left no shortage to beat Pakistani bowlers.

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M.S.Dhoni vs Virat Kohli vs Rohit Sharma : Dinesh Karthik explains the captaincy style of all

“Nothing in this world is bigger than experience.” This line is applied to Indian Cricket Team also. Team India is very lucky to have 3 most successful captains who are in the playing squad for World Cup and other limited over formats.

The wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik explains the captaincy style of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. He has played under the captaincy of all these 3 legends. As per him, these 3 jewels of India have different perceptions, different ways of leadership, different ways of handling the situation. While MSD has been the most experienced captain of Indian Team, Virat Kohli is getting experienced day by day in all the three formats, Rohit Sharma whenever gets chance proves his leadership also.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is cool, sensitive, instictive leader. As a leader he has proved everything. Under his captaincy various big Indian players like Virendra Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh etc have played. The ways of taking decisions by Dhoni on the ground is very provoking. He is a very practical being. As per the situation he turns his decisions. Dhoni always motivates, inspires and guides other players on and off the ground. Karthik further adds that he has learnt various techniques of wicket-keeping from Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

On the other hands, the present skipper Virat Kohli is a bit aggressive. He is self confident. The performance of team India under his leadership is quite well. Kohli has led India to win various trophies in all the three formats. He keeps on learning the captancy from Dhoni on the ground. He is a quick learner and very active captain on the grounds. He meets with bowlers in between and guides them properly.

Rohit Sharma has been magnificent as a captain. He is also the captain of Mumbai Indians. Under his leadership Mumbai has won several titles. Rohit Sharma gets inspiration from Mahendra Singh Dhoni as he calls him his guru. He talks to players and bowlers often and takes punctual decisions. As a captain Rohit Sharma plays his natural innings.

All the three captains are true leaders. All of them have different ways of captaincy but their vision is same. These three leaders will have great responsibility in the World Cup 2019. All of them have enough experience and they have won big titles. It will be great for the new players to learn from these trio captains. Dhoni-Kohli-Rohit counts to half of Team India.

Dinesh Karthik feels very enthusiastic to play for Team India under the captaincy of D-K-R. Hope India will do the best in coming times by using the experience of these trio.

India - New Zealand Series won by 4 wickets

New Zealand beat India by 4 runs in 3rd T20 | NZ won T20 series

The unbeatable fight for runs continued till the last over but India could not reach upto the target of 213 runs in the 3rd T20 against New Zealand. The match was crucial as it was a series deciding game. New Zealand with their overall performance defeated India by 4 runs in the 3rd T20 and won the series by 2-1.

New Zealand won by 4 runs at Hamilton
New Zealand won by 4 runs at Hamilton

Colin Munro’s 72 runs off 40 balls helped New Zealand to set the powerful target of 213 runs in 20 overs. The pitch was considered to be for the batsman and the team who played early got good benefits also. Rohit Sharma after winning toss took the decision of bowling first. The dismissal of Shikhar Dhawan in the early of the game was disappointing. In spite of that, all the players came and hit their best shots. Rohit Sharma although stayed for long time on the ground but at the crucial moment he also got caught behind the stumps. The pressure was increasing ball by ball because the total was more than 200.

India New Zealand match

Vijay Shankar handled the game a bit and made some attacking shots to pull off the pressure. His 43 runs off 28 balls put the required run rate a bit low. The entry of young Rishah Pant was superb. The sixes and fours in the first over made the audience more excited but as he dismissed the crowd and score board became a bit low. Hardik Pandaya then took the risk and continued the scoreboard. He made some airy shots in between. The way match was going for Indian, the difficulty for NZ was increasing. The fall of wickets of Hardik Pandaya and Mahendra Singh Dhoni came to be a negative sign in the final series deciding match for India.

Dinesh Kartik and Krunal Pandaya in last 5 overs played exceptionally well and brought the match close to last over. The last over was best from New Zealand as they stopped Team India from making runs. Thus, finally the 3rd T20 match as well as series came into the courtyard of New Zealand. It was great come back from the ODI loss for NZ. They lifted the series trophy after long way back. Rohit Sharma would be disappointed with this loss as he could not give winning trophy in the hands of young players. The team was full of young energy and they performed better keeping eye on huge target. Now team India should start focusing on upcoming series with Australia. Good day for New Zealand and congratulations to Kane Williamson and team for winning the series.

India - New Zealand Series won by 4 wickets

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Indian Cricket Team | India V/s New Zealand | 2nd T20

Krunal, Rohit set India to win 2nd T20 against New Zealand

The overall performance of Team India led grand win in the 2nd T20 match against New Zealand in Auckland to level the series by 1-1. The Indian pacers cum spin bowlers did exceptionally well and stopped the NZ innings at 158 for 8. In the previous match, New Zealand had defeated India badly but this time, India with some different playing techniques defeated them on their home ground. The magic man Krunal Pandaya ran through the top orders and stopped NZ from making runs. The opening partnership between Rohit Sharma (50) and Shikhar Dhawan (30) took India ahead in the race and gave a quick solid start. India vs New Zealand 2nd T20 match was one of the matches from Indian side.

Hitman being the captain is being better day by day. With this half century he becomes the leading scorer in the T20 format. The potential of New Zealand was a bit higher than India due to last win but this time they came to the same level. Now it will be fascinating to see the next match which will decide the final outcome of the series.

Rohit Sharma also completed his 100th T20 six in this match which shows the power of a legend player. Shikhar Dhawan joined the race and gave beautiful knocks in between. Both the openers are doing quite well in the top orders. It was Ish Sodhi who gave the first breakthrough for New Zealand by dismissing the Indian captain. After that Lockie Ferguson handled the pace by sending back Shikhar Dhawan and giving a ray of hope in the match. The match was getting more crucial in the middle of the innings. The partnership of Rishabh Pant and M. S. Dhoni finally gave the victory sign to India. Thus India won the 2nd T20 match by 7 wickets. The win was very much essential from India.

Most of the winning credit goes to Indian bowlers also as their performance was delightful in the match. Starting from top over to the death overs they performed better. Krunal Pandaya, the left arm spinner picked up crucial wickets of New Zealand. Slight controversy came in the middle of the innings when Mitchell took the review of the LBW. The HotSpot indicated an inside edge but RTS did not show it. Williamson and Mitchell had a sort of discussion on the ground but nothing came into their court. The turning point of the game was the wicket of de Grandhomme which was taken by Hardik Pandaya. Day by day Pandaya’s performance is getting better.

With the overall performance of Team India, great show is expected to be seen in the World Cup 2019. New Zealand have to focus upon the failure of top orders and improve their game. India vs New Zealand 2nd T20 match was thus a bad indication for New Zealand but if they focus on game they can get good chance.

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ICC World Cup 2019

We are ready for World Cup 2019 – India

The craze of sports in India is getting increased day by day. With this craze, the energy of Team India is also getting doubled. What a nice moment of the upcoming World Cup 2019 is going to be. Every day we are seeing a lot of trolls on YouTube and Social Media about the World Cup. We are ready for the World Cup 2019– India

While one player performs very well everybody praises him all the best for the World Cup. If a new player comes in between he becomes a ray of hope for the Team. The current series of New Zealand has been quite interesting for India as it gave a booster for the upcoming games. The whole team is performing exceptionally well in the fields of bowling, batting, fielding. Starting from Rohit Sharma to the 11th player everybody is trying to give his 100%. Day by day we are seeing new kinds of shots, new kind of methods. It is quite interesting to see India playing in England and lifting the trophy. Under the able leadership of Captain Cool M.S. Dhoni India had won the 2011 ICC World Cup. Since then everybody is waiting for the World Cup Trophy. This time hopefully Virat and team will certainly do something outstanding as everybody will perform their best whose spark is being seen now.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni with Virat Kohli

If we talk about experience then team does not has too many experienced players like Virendra Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan but new players have also got enough learning from seniors and time. Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan may hold a couple of runs in the top orders. After that Captain Virat Kohli will continue his run machine which is on fire now. He has been practicing too much because winning a world cup is not a nightmare. He has a lot of responsibilities on his shoulders in fact, the wishes of millions of Indians is onto him. No. 4 position seems to be doubtful now as still, the search is going on for this position. Either K .L. Rahul, Ajinkya Rahane or some other youngster is expected to hold this position.

M. S. Dhoni, the senior-most player so far is guiding and making strong relations between players because internal confidence is the biggest power to win any big game. A lot of pressure is there on every player. The comeback of Dhoni in his wonderful form is a matter of great pleasure for everyone. It may bring a lot of positiveness in the entire team.

Dhoni - Rohit Sharma
Dhoni – Rohit Sharma

The batting order is almost good from the Indian side. The bowling department is getting more stronger. Bhuwaneswar Kumar, Md. Shami, Chahal is performing very well. The china man Kuldeep Yadav is getting better day by day.

All the team is into full mode. We are expecting very good results in the coming World Cup 2019. We would love to enjoy sports with lots of fun and energy. All the best team India and World. Just enjoy World Cup 2019.

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