ENG vs IND, 1st T20I: Hardik Pandya’s All-Round Heroics Power India To Crushing Win vs England

ENG vs IND, 1st T20I: Hardik Pandya’s All-Round Heroics Power India To Crushing Win vs England

Hardik Pandya In recent days, one of the best all-round performances has reigned supreme as India led England to a 50-run victory in the first T20 International (T20I) in Southampton. The roaring all-rounder showed India’s aggressive batting with 51 off 33 balls, taking the visitors to 198 for eight after choosing to bat first. Hardik then finished with a superb 4/33, which destroyed England’s batting with its full quota of four overs. He became only the fourth player from a full member country to score 50 runs and take four wickets in a T20I match.

England’s innings ended at 148 in 19.3 overs.

It was Hardik’s first T20I half-century, which helped India score faster in the middle overs after Rohit Sharma (24 off 14 balls). Deepak Hooda (33 0ff 17) and Surya Kumar Yadav (39 of 19) set it up with his business knock.

Leading by 178 for five at the end of the 17th over, India failed to end their innings on a pitch belter. But in the end it didn’t matter, despite a few catches from India.

Defending 199, India made a dreamy start. Bhuvneshwar Kumar Bold the England captain. Jose Butler Tested, with a beautiful swinger Jason Roy With four out swings.

Performing well with the bat, Hardik delivered the ball not once but twice in his first over. داؤد ملان And Liam Livingstone Leaving England at 29 for three in the fifth over.

Hardick wasn’t finished when he ended Roy’s hard-fought stand in the middle when he caught the opener on the third man after a rough edge. He took a memorable wicket. سم کرن.

Earlier, in a bid to make up for lost time in the fifth Test against England due to COVID-19, Rohit gave India a quick start.

First, Rohit charged Sam Kiran towards mid-off and down the track while diving. Chris Jordan He got his hands on it, the ball hit him hard and all he could do was turn it towards the fence.

Race basket The leg strayed from the bottom and Rohit hit it with his pad for his second boundary. Four more followed when the Indian captain played it through a point, which forced his English counterpart Jose Butler to introduce spin in the third over.

Worried Rohit went back. Moin Ali Using swap shots on both occasions, he immediately scored two boundaries.

However, the veteran off-spinning all-rounder made a strong comeback to dismiss the Indian captain just as he was starting to look offensive, with a ball that went off to get Rohit to Butler.

Completing his first century against Ireland, Deepak Hooda started from where he had left off in the previous game at Malhide, hitting Moin with two sixes on a long on. By opening his account as much as possible, he showed the kind of confidence that a man from Rohtak had taken in the Aegis Bowl.

And although Moin enjoyed his second victory. Ishan KishanUnable to control their pull shots, India continued their offensive style.

Where Hooda started with a six, Surya Kumar Yadav started his innings with a four, Moin was swept cleanly in the Backward Square League.

The man in form, Hooda, continued to tackle boundaries, hitting Topley three fours in the sixth over of the innings as India reached 66 for two in the power play.

Surya left. Tamil Mills He hit a six on the over-fine leg, and then comfortably hit two fours on the offside Matt ParkinsonInnocent League Spinners

Amidst the commotion of the Boundaries, India lost the bone – a soft dismissal – as it failed to connect to the Jordanian delivery that was going down the leg.

One big hitter was replaced by another, as Hardik Pandya sided with Surya Kumar in the middle to continue the aggression.


Shortly after, Hardik started dealing at the boundary and although Surya Kumar was out, after hitting a six and a four on Mills and Jordan respectively, no one could stop India’s accusation.

Hardick kept looking for the fence with ease and missed a stumping on Parkinson’s, when the batsman was at 37, adding to England’s woes. But he managed to get Hardik out after he reached 50.

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