India beat Scotland by eight wickets in a Super 12 match at the 2021 T20 World Cup in Dubai on Friday to keep their dreams of reaching the semi-finals alive. India dominated the proceedings with the ball after winning the toss and requesting Scotland to bat first. As Scotland crumbled for a lowly total of 85 runs, Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami each took three wickets, while Jasprit Bumrah took two. In response, India took down the 86-run mark with eight wickets and 81 balls to spare, thanks to KL Rahul’s scorching fifty.
T20 World Cup: How India: The overwhelming victory not only kept India in the semi-final race, but it also boosted their net run rate (NRR), which might be vital if New Zealand loses to Afghanistan on Sunday.
Because of the manner of the victory on Friday, India‘s. NRR increased to +1.619, the most in the group. After their first two defeats, India had an. NRR of -1.609.
India, on the other hand, has won thrashings over. Afghanistan and Scotland since then. India’s NRR had moved into the positive zone after a 66-run victory over. Afghanistan.
India’s overwhelming victory on Friday puts them in a position to take advantage of. New Zealand‘s loss to Afghanistan.
Afghanistan has a positive NRR of +1.481, whereas New Zealand has a positive NRR of +1.277. If Afghanistan shocks the. Blackcaps and climbs the standings, India will need to beat. Namibia in their last group game and keep their. NRR above that of Afghanistan to go to the semi-finals.
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