India easy eight-wicket win against Scotland

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India easy eight-wicket win against Scotland
An blazing 70-run opening stand between KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma © AFP / Getty Images

Mohammed Shami and Ravindra Jadeja's three-for before KL Rahul's whirlwind 18-ball half-century and Rohit Sharma's 16-ball 30 helped to India easy eight-wicket victory over Scotland and move to third place on the Group 2 points table in a one-sided game.

Match Stats : 
  • India's 81-ball remaining win was their heaviest victory by terms of balls spare in T20 international, previous largest win by 59-balls against United Arab Emirates at Dhaka in the 2016 and the third massive win in T20 World Cups.
  • India chased 86 was their 5th lowest triumphant run-chase in T20 international and India's smallest chase in T20 World Cups, previous smallest chase was 113 against Ireland at Nottingham in the 2009 World T20.
  • Scotland's 85 was their 4th lowest-score in a completed innings in Twenty20 international and It is their third worst-total in T20 World Cups.
  • KL Rahul blasted a 18-ball 2nd fastest half-century for India in Twenty20 international after Yuvraj Singh's 12-ball fifty, also it is the 2nd fastest fifty for India in Twenty20 World Cup and the joint third fastest fifty in T20 World Cups, jointly with Glenn Maxwell.
  • KL Rahul became the 1st Indian player to score a fifty against Scotland in Twenty20 international cricket history.
  • 64 : Jasprit Bumrah became the leading wicket-taker bowler for India in T20Is, surpassing the previous record of 63-wickets by Yuzvendra Chahal.
  • India hit 82-runs in the powerplay was their highest score in the powerplay in T20l, previous highest was 78 against South Africa at Johannesburg in 2018.
  • 70 : KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma build the 5th highest 1-wicket partnership for India in Twenty20 World Cups.
  • 23 : Rohit Sharma equalled a joint 2nd most half-centuries hit in Twenty20 internationals, jointly with Babar Azam.

* India's chances depend completely on Afghanistan beating New Zealand. And New Zealand's fate is in their hands. Beat Afghanistan and all calculations pounce out the window. Scotland bundled out for 85 in 17.4 overs with best scorer by George Munsey scored 24 off 19-balls included 4-fours & a six, Michael Leask 21 and Calum McLeod 16.

India Top bowler by Ravindra Jadeja picked up 3-wickets for 15-runs, Mohammad Shami strikes 3-wickets for 15-runs in 3-overs including a maiden. Jasprit Bumrah prized 2-wickets for 10-runs in 3.4-overs and Ravichandran Ashwin took one-wicket.

India chased 89-2 in 6.3 overs with best scorer by KL Rahul blasted a 50 off 19-balls included six-fours & three-sixes with strike rate of 263.15. Rohit Sharma hammered a 30 off 16-balls included five-fours & a six with strike-rate of 187.50.

Scotland Top bowler by Mark Watt and Brad Wheal both took 1-wickets.

Ravindra Jadeja named Player of the match for his superb spin bowling performance to picked up a career-best 3-wickets for 15-runs in 3-overs included a maiden.
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