When India lost due to the mistake of Hardik-Jadeja
The dream of becoming world champion was shattered
New Delhi. T20, Test and ODI series will start between India and West Indies next month. As of now, the squads of both the teams have not been announced. Before this, we are going to tell you the story of such a match between the two teams. When India was prevented from becoming the champion by the West Indies. In this match, West Indies won the match by hitting a six off Virat Kohli. Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya proved to be the villains of the defeat.
Actually, the year was 2016 when the T20 World Cup was being played in India. The second semi-final match was played between West Indies and India at the Wankhede Stadium. West Indies won the toss and chose fielding and invited India to bat. Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane got down to open. Rohit was out after scoring 43 and Rahane 40 runs. Virat Kohli made 89 and Dhoni made 15. West Indies got the target of 193 runs.
The West Indies team started the chase with a bang. Team India managed to get Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels out early. But Johnson Charles and Lendl Simmons had different intentions. Charles scored 52 in 36 balls and Simmons scored 82 not out. After the dismissal of Charles, Russell came to bat and hit 43 runs in 20 balls. Russell won the match by hitting a six off Virat Kohli.
Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya became villains
In this match, Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya looted runs fiercely. Jadeja gave 48 runs in 4 overs bowling. In the same 4 overs of Hardik, the West Indies batsmen scored 43 runs. In this way, these two bowlers had added 91 runs in the West Indies scoreboard. Jasprit Bumrah could take 1 wicket in 4 overs. But 42 were looted. No ball became the reason for Team India’s defeat in this match.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 23, 2023, 08:35 IST