India vs Afghanistan: Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul made a quick hit against Afghanistan. (Photo-AP)
India vs Afghanistan T20 world cup 2021: The Super-12 phase of the T20 World Cup between India and Afghanistan is being played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. After losing the toss, opting to bat first, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul made a bang for the Indian team. Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya also played a brilliant innings.
New Delhi. The Super-12 phase of the T20 World Cup match between India and Afghanistan is being played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Electing to bat after losing the toss, the Indian team scored 210 runs in the stipulated 20 overs for the loss of two wickets. This is also the highest score of T20 World Cup 2021. For the first time in this tournament, a team also crossed the 200 plus run mark. On behalf of the Indian team, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul hit a bang. After this, Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya also played a brilliant innings.
Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul got India off to a great start. Both shared a partnership of 140 runs in 88 balls for the first wicket. Rohit got out after scoring 74 runs. He hit 8 fours and 3 sixes in his innings of 47 balls. Virat Kohli’s place at number three Rishabh Pant comes out to bat.
After the dismissal of Rohit, even Rahul could not stay on the crease much. Rahul got bowled by Gulbadin Naib after scoring 69 runs.