ODI World Cup: Shami, Bumrah help India defeat England by 100 runs
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In front of 46,00 fans at Lucknow’s BRSABV Ekana Cricket Stadium on Sunday, India crushed England by 100 runs to stay undefeated in the 2023 Men’s ODI World Cup and take over first place on the points table with 12 points. Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah bowled in the match.

For the first time in the tournament, India was asked to bat first, and they managed just 229 runs while batting on a two-paced surface. India’s captain, Rohit Sharma, struck 87 runs off 101 balls to lead his team to victory.


Rohit added 91 runs for the fourth wicket with K.L. Rahul, keeping the innings together with a ten-four and three-six performance. India has crossed the 200-mark with Suryakumar Yadav’s 49.

After 27 balls, England had already scored 30 runs. Bumrah, Shami, Ravindra Jadeja, and Kuldeep Yadav put on a spectacular display of precision bowling to dismiss the listless reigning champions for 129 in 34.5 overs.

Bumrah’s 3-32 is outstanding compared to Shami’s 4-22. Despite Kuldeep’s excellent 2-24 and Jadeja’s 1-16, England lost their sixth consecutive game.

Dawid Malan and Jonny Bairstow, needing 230 runs to win, got things moving with five boundaries in 4.3 overs. Malan tried to cut Jasprit Bumrah through the off-side, but he only managed to get an inside edge, which shattered Bumrah’s stumps. Bumrah caught Joe Root plumb lbw with a skiddy delivery that remained low, and the crowd went wild as Root burned a review.

Ben Stokes attempted a ground-smashing shot at Mohammed Shami but was castled as the Indian spinners kept beating the edges of the hitters’ bats. After Jonny Bairstow got an inside edge on the pads while attempting to cut off Shami, the ball drifted into the stumps, extending England’s misery.

A thrown-up ball from Kuldeep Yadav that turned a mile and had some grip off the ground broke Jos Buttler’s stumps, further dimming England’s prospects. Moeen Ali was out, nicking the first ball Shami bowled in the 24th over to KL Rahul.

England continued to decline despite the appearance of dew. Kuldeep Yadav caught Liam Livingstone with a googly, and Ravindra Jadeja neatly stumped Chris Woakes.

Despite the best efforts of Adil Rashid and David Willey, England’s plight was finally put to rest when Shami castled Rashid through the gate and Bumrah castled Wood.



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