Prithvi Shaw leads from the front scored 94 runs against Australia and 57 not out against PNG.
India’s bowling is the class apart as their all three fast bowlers bowl over 140km/h speed. They rip through the opposition batting.
1st match against Australia
India started their campaign on the prolific note. During 1st match, India was on the top of the head of Aussies. They defeated them with a huge margin of 100 runs. Australian batsman has no clue about Indian pace battery. They misjudged Indian fiery pace attack and paid the price with the loss. Indian vice-captain, Shubman Gill, hit a 54-ball 63 to take India past the 250-run mark. While lower order further propelled the total to 328. Australia made several errors in the field as they dropped few catches. India was on the money with their fielding. some run out and good catches made the difference between the two side. Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shivam Mavi picked three wickets apiece to wrap up Australia’s innings in the 43rd over itself at the score of 228 runs.
2nd match against Papua New Guinea
It is as simple as it could be for India. They come they concerned PNG without wasting a bit of time. Anukul Roy left-arm spinner bowl with terrific line and length. He used arm bowl and other variation to make PNG batsman guessing. He picked up a five-wicket haul as the PNG innings lasted all of 21.5 overs. At one stage PNG was on 43for 3, PNG could add just 21 more for the loss of seven wickets. They post the total of 64 runs All-out.
While chasing the very small target of 65 runs. Indian captain takes the full advantage of the weak bowling of PNG as he launched himself with flick shots. Prithvi Shaw Scored unbeaten 57* runs in just 38 balls. While Manjot Kalra played the second fiddle with 9*. India won the match with 10 wickets against PNG.
Note: India is currently top of the table in Group B with the healthy net run rate of 3.890.