India vs Namibia Highlights, T20 World Cup 2021: Fifties from Rahul, Rohit lead IND to nine-wicket win over NAM

Welcome to the highlights of the T20 World Cup 2021 Tremendous 12 match between India and Namibia. This was Santadeep Dey, bringing you all of the motion because it unfolded on the Dubai Worldwide Stadium.




“As a bowler I loved the sport, the ball was dry and that’s at all times good for a spinner. Some turned and a few did not so the batsman needed to maintain guessing. I take pleasure in bowling with him (Ashwin). I have been enjoying with Ashwin for 10 years, he is performed effectively within the IPL with the white ball, and he is introduced that right here. Virat has been an exquisite captain, and I’ve performed with him for 10-12 years as effectively. He appears to be like constructive and aggressive and that is what you need. Bharat Arun, Sri bhai, and Ravi bhai had been actually good to assist us, and whoever comes subsequent, we’ll look to proceed the momentum.”



IND 136/1 in 15.2 overs: The scores are degree with a leg bye. Rahul finishes off in fashion with a slap down the bottom for 4. It’s the finish of an period. Finish of the Kohli-Shastri period.

IND 131/1 in 15 overs: Suryakumar lotions one by way of deep backward level for 4. Rahul strikes to 49 with a double. And a fifty it’s – third on this match – off 35 deliveries. Ought to get carried out within the very subsequent over with solely two runs to get.

IND 122/1 in 14 overs: Trumpelmann’s again. Rahul goes downtown. Clears the infield and 4 it’s going to be. Two bounces and into the fence – Suryakumar will get a boundary for himself. India is in a rush to complete issues off!

IND 111/1 in 13 overs: A cheeky SKY particular! Scooped superb for 4. Loftie-Eaton might be left questioning what extra he may have carried out.

IND 105/1 in 12 overs: van Lingen to bowl his first. Rahul picks up the hole off the third supply however the mid-off fielder does effectively to chase it down. The 100’s up. 4! A helicopter-ish whip over sq. leg by Rahul.

IND 96/1 in 11 overs: Baard saves two treasured runs with a superb little bit of fielding within the deep. A ravishing inside out shot over further cowl will get Suryakumar his first boundary. That had 4 written throughout it, the second the bat made contact with the ball.

IND 87/1 in 10 overs: A wristy elevate from Rahul sees the ball vanish into the stands close to the shorter boundary on the leg-side. A wicket for Frylinck! The slower ball skims off the underside of the bat of Rohit and the ‘keeper does the job for Namibia. Time for a brief drinks break. In a shocking transfer, Suryakumar joins Rahul as a substitute of skipper Kohli.

IND 77/0 in 9 overs: Rohit goes over the bowler’s head. Makes use of his ft and the flatter supply has disappeared very quickly. An in any other case first rate over for Namibia.

IND 70/0 in 8 overs: Smit fires one into Rohit’s pads and with the superb leg inside the 30-yard circle, it makes the India opener’s job straightforward. 4 extra. Fifty up for Rohit off 31 balls – his second in T20 WC 2021.

IND 63/0 in 7 overs: Frylinck into the assault. He mixes it up effectively – the slower bouncer, the brief and quick, the size ball – to not give sufficient to the batters to work with. Ends off with a leg-side supply, nonetheless, to get punished by Rohit. 4!

IND 54/0 in 6 overs: Smit to bowl his first, from around the wicket. Rahul will get into the act now – energy and class mixed as he drills by way of the duvet level area. The third back-to-back fifty partnership is up for the duo and the required price is now beneath 6 an over.

IND 44/0 in 5 overs: Namibia goes for the gamers’ overview for Rohit’s scalp. Rohit will get down on a knee however misses the road of Scholtz’s left-arm spin; hits him on the arm. Umpire’s resolution has been vindicated because the impression is discovered to be outdoors off. 4! Minimize by way of level by Rohit. A cracking sound of the bat as he steps out subsequent to go all the best way. Makes use of his physique weight to get his energy by way of the ball. Easy from the Indian vice-captain.

IND 33/0 in 4 overs: Stand and ship. KL pulls and pulls arduous. Six over deep mid-wicket! Good comeback from Wiese who fires in 4 dots after the humongous 82m most.

Rohit Sharma turns into third male batter to succeed in 3000 T20I runs

IND 26/0 in 3 overs: Rohit welcomes Trumpelmann with a boundary straight down the bottom. That brings up his 3000* runs in T20Is. Rohit will get a lifeline once more as a miscued pull lands wanting the mid-wicket fielder.

IND 17/0 in 2 overs: Wiese into the assault. Rohit finds his groove! Wiese presents some room and Rohit lofts him over further cowl for 4. He mistimes the pull and practically presents his wicket subsequent ball. Wiese tails the ball in and baang! Rohit shoves it away for SIX!

IND 6/0 in 1 over: KL units off with a flick to sq. leg. Rohit is dropped second ball, goodness me! Trumpelmann units up the incoming supply on size to Rohit’s thighs. Rohit makes an attempt to flick it down leg however sends the ball straight to brief superb leg who lets the ball straight by way of his arms for 4.

We’re again for the chase. KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma on the crease for India. Trumpelmann with the brand new ball.



NAM 132/8 in 20 overs: Smoked outta right here! Into the slot and Trumpelmann goes exploring the space over long-on. 4 now. KL Rahul, at long-on, places his cash on the road, nonetheless, on this event. Marvellous effort but it surely slips by way of. Suryakumar retains the final supply right down to a single, even because it virtually spun previous him.

NAM 119/8 in 19 overs: Run out alternative missed. Bumrah sticks his proper hand out to seize the ball, whilst Frylinck was approach out of the crease. Has a shy on the sticks however misses. Rohit pouches one other! Wiese digs out a yorker and it balloons over to further cowl.

NAM 114/7 in 18 overs: Mohammad Shami, India’s designated death-overs specialist is in. Begins off with a fiery yorker which has been labored away in direction of deep sq. leg for a single. 4 overthrows! A rocket throw from Jadeja and there was no person backing up. Pant was miles away as effectively.

NAM 102/7 in 17 overs: Streaky! 4 leg byes by way of a vacant superb leg space because the 100 comes up for Namibia.

NAM 95/7 in 16 overs: Ashwin to bowl out. The Zingers gentle up! Looped up once more and there’s simply sufficient activate this to depart Inexperienced flummoxed. Frylinck saunters in and will get off the mark straightaway. Ash finishes with a powerful 3/20.

NAM 93/6 in 15 overs: Caught! Rohit Sharma places in a superb dive at cowl to eliminate Smit. Jadeja has one other. That is Rohit’s forty third catch in T20Is. He’s India’s main catch-taker within the format. Inexperienced involves the crease.

NAM 90/5 in 14 overs: Rahul Chahar oversteps. Worse, he has been hammered by way of level for 4. Wiese does not pay money for the free hit and India simply manages to get away with that one. Edged and simply previous Rohit… AGAIN! 4 extra.

NAM 77/5 in 13 overs: Freebie for Namibia! A carrom ball from Ashwin and this has missed everyone to go down leg-side to the fence. 5 wides. Softest of dismissals, these, because the Namibia skipper departs, caught behind.

NAM 67/4 in 12 overs: Glorious operating between the wickets. Wiese hasn’t hit it too arduous and that buys him sufficient time to retake strike.

NAM 62/4 in 11 overs: Rahul is pitching it brief. There’s fairly a little bit of activate provide. However that will not deter Erasmus from going excessive, by way of mid-wicket. 4 runs. 4 extra, as an edge rolls down by way of the slip area. Fortunate! The slip fielder had simply been eliminated.

NAM 51/4 in 10 overs: Ashwin’s again and the way! Sluggish, flighted and edged straight to Rohit at slip. Loftie-Eaton is again within the hut. “Straightforward as Sunday morning,” goes Daren Sammy from the comms. Time for a drinks break. Wiese is in. Will get a pair with a flick off his pads. So shut! Wiese is left shell-shocked. Pushed this by way of, has Ashwin, and he will get overwhelmed honest and sq..

NAM 47/3 in 9 overs: Loftie-Eaton and Erasmus run a deft single. Erasmus decides it’s all or nothing as he unleashes the slog in opposition to the flip; overwhelmed. He lets out a cry in frustration.

NAM 42/3 in 8 overs: 4! Baard will get down on one knee to drag it by way of backward sq. leg. Namibia goes upstairs after the umpire adjudges Baard LBW. The enormous display screen reveals three reds. Namibia loses a overview. Would have crashed onto high of center and leg.

NAM 35/2 in 7 overs: Baard heaves a sigh of reduction because the ball dips simply wanting Rohit at slip. Rahul Chahar finishes a decent first over. Only a run off it.

NAM 34/2 in 6 overs: Jadeja to bowl one among his ‘blink-and-you-miss’ overs. Namibia loses one other as Craig expenses in early and misses all of it. Pant whips the bails off. Does a short pause earlier than lighting the stumps up – MS Dhoni flashback vs Mashrafe Mortaza anybody?

NAM 33/1 in 5 overs: Bumrah to bowl from the opposite finish. Comes around the wicket for van Lingen. Bumrah strikes! van Lingen holes out to Shami at mid-off. Craig is in after having a prolonged dialog with van Lingen close to the ropes.

NAM 31/0 in 4 overs: Spin launched with Ashwin to do the honours. van Lingen shimmies down the monitor to tackle Ashwin however messes up the timing; will choose up a pair nonetheless.

NAM 25/0 in 3 overs: Shami begins off with a large. A a lot better, fuller second ball which has been pushed again previous Shami in direction of mid-off. SIX! The primary of the competition. Baard tees off. Makes use of the tempo on this size ball to make it land 78m away in direction of deep mid-wicket. This can be a nice begin from Namibia.

NAM 15/0 in 2 overs: Bumrah comes into the assault. Begins off with a beamer, which has deflected off van Lingen in direction of superb leg for a leg-bye. One other full toss, a ball later and this time van Lingen has pushed this superbly by way of long-off for 4. Hoicked in direction of leg-side once more and the 24-year-old van Lingen ends the over on a excessive with one other boundary.

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NAM 5/0 in 1 over: The Indian Cricket Staff is carrying black armbands at this time to pay their tributes to Dronacharya Awardee and broadly revered coach Shri Tarak Sinha, who sadly handed away on Saturday. Baard will get off the mark courtesy a thick outdoors edge. The second ball strays down leg for vast. van Lingen’s up and operating as effectively.

Michael van Lingen and Stephen Baard to open for Namibia. Mohammad Shami has the brand new ball in hand.

– 7:25 PM IST: Time for the nationwide anthems. Namibia is up first.


India: KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (w), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami

Namibia: Stephen Baard, Michael van Lingen, Craig Williams, Gerhard Erasmus (c), Zane Inexperienced (w), David Wiese, Jan Frylinck, JJ Smit, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Ruben Trumpelmann, Bernard Scholtz


Virat Kohli, India captain: We’ll bowl first. The tosses have been an enormous issue. It has been an honour to captain India and I’ve carried out my finest. The shortest format has to provide approach for the longest format. I have been grateful for the chance. It is time for the following lot to take the crew ahead. Rohit (Sharma) has been wanting on. Indian cricket is in good arms. Rahul Chahar is available in for Varun Chakaravarthy.

Gerhard Erasmus, Namibia skipper: It is a good alternative to go up in opposition to arguably the world’s finest aspect, and for our batsmen to go up in opposition to that bowling line-up of theirs. It was an enormous factor to get by way of the group phases. Frylinck comes into the aspect at this time, he is match to go.


India wins toss and opts to bowl.


“The wicket is totally lovely – good, arduous and compact. The ball will undergo superbly. Bat or ball first, it would not matter. The one benefit batting second would be the dew as a result of it is going to be tougher to carry the ball,” reckons Shane Watson.


The Indian cricket crew cancelled its optionally available follow session on the ICC Academy on Sunday, after New Zealand’s victory over Afghanistan in its final Tremendous 12 recreation in Abu Dhabi.

The Kiwis ended India’s skinny likelihood to qualify for the semifinals of the T20 World Cup. And on Monday, Virat Kohli’s closing project as captain of the T20I aspect will finish on a disappointing word even when India mauls Namibia to complete third within the group of six.

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The sport on the Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium will nonetheless be vital. A victory for India can be a farewell present to the outgoing coaches – head coach Ravi Shastri, bowling coach Bharat Arun and fielding coach R. Sridhar.

Shastri will hand over the reins to Rahul Dravid.

It is going to be an ideal alternative for Kohli to cross on the captaincy baton to the person who would lead the aspect within the subsequent T20 World Cup. Whereas the selectors are but to announce the squad, India’s new T20I captain may very well be unveiled on the time of the toss on Monday.

T20 World Cup: New Zealand seals semis berth with win over Afghanistan

If the selectors and the management group has recognized Chahar as the first wrist-spinner for the following World Cup, he deserves an opportunity on this rubber.

– Amol Karhadkar


India: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Virat Kohli (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami

Namibia: Stephen Baard, Michael van Lingen, Craig Williams, Gerhard Erasmus (c), David Wiese, JJ Smit, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Ruben Trumpelmann, Zane Inexperienced (wk), Jan Frylinck, Bernard Scholtz

Williamson praises NZ bowlers for conserving Afghanistan to below-par complete


Wicketkeeper – Zane Inexperienced

Batters – Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Michael van Lingen

All-rounders – Ravindra Jadeja (vc), David Wiese, JJ Smit

Bowlers – Jasprit Bumrah (vc), Mohammed Shami, Rubel Trumpelmann, Bernard Scholtz

Staff Composition: IND 6:5 NAM Credit left: 0.5


India (98%)


India: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Varun Chakravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Shami

Reserves: Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Chahar, Axar Patel; Mentor: MS Dhoni

Namibia: Gerhard Erasmus (c), Stephen Baard, Karl Birkenstock. Michau du Preez, Jan Frylinck, Zane Inexperienced, Nicol Lofie-Eaton, Bernard Scholtz, Ben Shikongo, JJ Smit, Ruben Trumpelmann, Michael van Lingen, David Wiese, Craig Williams, Pikky Ya France

Reserves: Mauritius Ngupita


The India vs Namibia match can be aired LIVE on Star Sports activities 1, Star Sports activities 1 HD, Star Sports activities 1 Hindi, Star Sports activities 1 Hindi HD, Star Sports activities 1 Tamil, Star Sports activities 1 Telugu and Star Sports activities 1 Kannada. The match will even be stay streamed on Hotstar.

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