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India defeated arch-rival Pakistan by 203 runs in the Semi-final
Shubman Gill once again became the backbone of Indian batting. He scored an unbeaten century. While Porel become star with the ball
Men in blue are in the finals for 2nd consecutive time. overall 6th final.
There is no answer of Indian bowlers to any team in this world cup.
The India dominance in the world cup continues and only one hurdle left to lift the trophy. India hasn’t troubled by any opponent in the tournament. They comfortably defeated every team that came in their path.
These young guys are an exceptional talent. We will definitely see some of the players to play in the senior Indian team. I am highly impressed with the Shubman Gill batting. He looks unstoppable at the moment if we look back his all the scores in the tournament. 63, 90*, 86, 102* he was hardly troubled by any bowler. The innings he played is just astonishing against Pakistan.
India was under pressure at 166/5. he kept cam and played high percentage shots. The most impressive thing that I have noticed today he is the long-running horse. During his 102 runs, he won’t hit any six. Temperament is the key in cricket. He has that temperament and skills to survive for the longest time in the Cricketing field.
India vs Pakistan always is the highly anticipated matches. Crows of both the nation accepting another thrilling match between both side. The match was played at Hagley Oval, Christchurch. Where India won the toss and opt to bat. The decision of Captain Prithvi Shaw proves right for them. The opening duo of Prithvi (41) & Manjot Kalra added 89 runs for the opening wicket.
Pakistan team made a lot of errors and misjudgments in the fielding. The missed many run out chances. But their bowlers bowled superbly in the match. India lost their first wicket of their Captain Prithvi Shaw in the form of runout. Later Manjot to got out soon after the wicket of Shaw. Now India stands with two new batsmen at the crease. But both the batsman Shubman Gill( 102*) & Harvik Desai (20) played causionly to create 54 runs partnership. Soon after the half-century stand, India lost their 3rd wicket of Harvik.
After his wicket, India’s middle order dented as they lose another two quick wickets. India was tottering at the score of 166/5. Anukul Roy (33) gives Shubman good support from the other end. Shubman to get retrieve from Pakistan side. But he utilized his chances to score his century and take India to the winning total of 272 runs with the loss of 9 wickets.
India assured that their bowler will defend that target. Pakistan batsman looked shaky against the best bowling line-up of the tournament. Ishan Porel hammered Pakistan batsman from the start of their innings. They trash Pakistan under 30 overs for just 69 runs. Ishan Porel picked 4/17 in his 6 overs.
Note: Shubman Gill adjudged player of the match.
India will play Australia in the World Cup finals