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India’s Top Order Puts 179 Runs on Scoreboard for Netherlands

India’s Top Order Puts 179 Runs on Scoreboard for Netherlands

Key Highlights

  • India won the toss and invited Netherlands to bowl first. 
  • Rohit smashed 53 runs, including 4 fours and 3 sixes at a strike rate of 135.90. 
  • Kohli broke the record of Chris Gayle (965), amassing 979 runs, being the leading run-getter in T20s. 
  • SKY made a half century with a six on the last ball of the innings.

For the Super 12, Group 2 IND vs NED match at Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, the captains came up for the toss and India took the lead here and elected to bat first. 

Rohit and KL Rahul opened the batting attack to face the bowling of Fred Klaassen. Starting it well, Rahul hit the ball off for the first boundary of the innings and got 9 runs in 2 overs and Rahul his wicket. Rahul has been in downfall of his performances in the recent matches and this was no surprise for team India. 

Balancing the wicket of Rahul, Rohit smacked the ball long on the fence for the first six of the innings and helped the side to move the score up to 32-1 after 6 overs. 

With Virat and Rohit on side, India crossed the half-century with a score of 53-1 after 9 overs. Rohit took on Bas de Leede, smashing a four and a six off him in the 10th over. 

Rohit was up for 50 with Virat on his side and the duo moved the score up to 78 after 11 overs with loss of just 1 wicket. Fueling 53 runs in 39 balls, Rohit lost his wicket to Fred Klaassen and Suryakumar Yadav took the batting charge. 

Kohli was back on the groove and in 13.2 overs, Kohli and Yadav got up crossing the century for the nation and headed to set a good run target for the Dutch. In today’s clash, Suryakumar Yadav crossed the runscore of Mohammad Rizwan’s 825 runs in T20Is in 2022. 

Suryakumar Yadav showed his great gameplay and his partnership with Kohli led the team to score 114-2 after 15 overs. In the 17th over, Kohli depicted incredible shots to get a four and a six while achieving back-to-back fifties in the tournament and the score moved up to 144-2 after 17 overs. 

Suryakumar Yadav and Kohli kept threatening Netherlands and with an added four, their score got up to 154-2 after 18 overs. 

Breaking the record of Chris Gayle, Kohli stunned Netherlands, bringing the score up to 162-2 after 19 overs. Kohli and SKY kept their magical play in the last over as well.

Kohli and SKY partnership helps India to put a run score of 179 on the scoreboard against Netherlands. 

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