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T20 World Cup: India beat Scotland By 8 Wickets In The Seventh Over, Beating Scotland, India Overtook New Zealand And Afghanistan In Run Rate

In the T20 World Cup, India beat Scotland by 8 wickets after the excellent bowling of Mohammad Shami and Jadeja, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul's aggressive batting helped them reach the target of 85 runs in the third ball of the sixth over.

In the Super 12 round match being played in Dubai, India captain Virat Kohli decided to bowl first after winning the toss for the first time in the event on his birthday.

The Scottish openers gave the team a 13-run lead, but at this stage Bumrah took the wicket maiden and moved captain Kyle Quetzer.

When the score reached 27, Mohammad Shami also ended the innings of George Munsey by taking the wicket maiden.

On this occasion, Virat Kohli brought in Ravindra Jadeja for bowling, who, fulfilling the captain's trust, also bowled Richie Barrington and Matthew Cross in the first over.

After losing four wickets, Michael Lacek was joined by Kullum McLeod and both of them batted responsibly and added 29 runs to take the score to 58. Jadeja ended this partnership by making LESW LBW.

After that, the Scottish team could not recover and the whole team returned to the pavilion for 85 runs.

For India, Jadeja and Shami Netan took three wickets each while Bumrah took two wickets.

Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul batted aggressively for 70 in the first five overs.

Rohit Sharma was dismissed for 30 off 16 balls with five fours and a six.

KL Rahul completed a lightning fast half-century off 18 balls.

Even after completing half a century, Rahul continued to bat aggressively but was dismissed by spinner Watt.

Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav scored 89 off the third ball of the seventh over to give the team the victory.

Earlier, after winning the toss, Virat Kohli said that he made this decision because of the dew that fell later in the match.

The Indian team has made a change for the match and has made Warne Chakraborty a part of the final XI in place of Shardal Thackeray.

India: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Surya Kumar Yadav, Reshabh Pant, Hardak Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Varun Chakraborty, Ravi Chandran Eshwan, Mohammad Shami, Jaspreet Bamrah.

Scotland: Kyle Quetzer (captain), George Munsey, Clem McLeod, Richie Barrington, Matthew Cross, Michael Lask, Chris Graves Mark, Watt, Elsdair Evans, Sufyan Sharif, Brad Whale.

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