India advance to an accessible 7 wickets wins in the Group C opener adjoin Afghanistan actuality at Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia but not afore the Afghanis abundant spirit to the bold that showed to the apple that they aback belongs to this top akin cricket.
Chasing 116 runs for victory, India accomplished the ambition in 14.5 overs with the accident of three wickets. M.Vijay (48 runs of 46 balls), Yuvraj Singh (23* runs of 22 balls) and M.S.Dhoni (15* runs of 6 balls) were advantageous contributor with the bat.
Minnows Afghanistan showed adventuresomeness to angle up to cricketing giants India. You can brainstorm how adamantine it for them to appear from country area there is no stadium. They accept learnt the candid at refugee camps. They don’t alike accept able bathrobe apartment in there country.
However there action to the cricketing giants India was awesome, they accept not let them bottomward in the field. Defending the account of 115 they accept bowled and fielded well.
Putting into bat by Indian Captain M.S.Dhoni, they didn’t get acceptable alpha as per there affection and absent three acute wickets central aboriginal six overs. However superb accomplishment from Noor Ali (50 runs of 48 balls) and Asghar Stanikzai (30 off 33 balls) pulled them out of trouble. Both administer to put 68 runs for the fourth wicket.
But both batsmen got out at acute choice of the bout and that peg them back. In the end they aloof mange 115/8 in their 20 overs. From India Ashish Nehra and Praveen Kumar was pickoff the bowler. Both accept taken three and two wickets each.
India got of to aerial alpha in the actual aboriginal over with M.Vijay agitated his anatomy from IPL to apple t20 by smashing Dawlat Ahmadzai for one huge six and one four over long-off boundary.
Riht-arm average fast Dawalat Ahmadzai got the wicket of Gautam Gambhir with Mohammad Nabi demography a accomplished bolt at awning point. Leg spinner Samiullah Shenwari again took the wicket of Suresh Raina (18 runs of 13 balls) trapped lbw.
For Afghanistan, Average pacer Hamid Hassin was the aces of the bowlers, absolution Vijay and giving abroad aloof eight runs in three overs.
A.Nehra was declared Man of the Bout for his superb bowling spell of 3/19 in his four overs.
Match Summary (India Won by 7 Wickets)
Afghanistan – 115/8 in 20 Overs
Noor Ali- 50 A.Stanikzai– 30
A.Nehra- 4-0-19-3 P.Kumar– 3-0-14-2
India– 116/3 in 14.5 Overs
M.Vijay- 48 Y.Singh–23*
D.Ahmedzai- 2-0-21-1 S.Shenwari– 2-0-11-1