India Lost Match to England Deliberately

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As the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is being played in England and Wales, total ten teams are participating in this world cup. The 38th match of this mega event was played between India v England and in this match, England beat India by 31 runs. The analysts gave the comments on this match and said that India lost this match by England. India Lost Match to England Deliberately. 

In this one day international match between England v India, both teams came face to face in this 38th match on 30 June at Edgbaston Ground, Birmingham. This match has great importance for Pakistan and Bangladesh as India is still unbeatable in this mega event and the victory of Indian team against England has the great importance in terms of their access to the semi final of the event.

England Team

England Team

At the time of toss, Indian captain, Virat Kohli also accepted this fact that Pakistanis are desired to their victory in this match. On the other side, the captain of English cricket team, Eion Morgan won the toss and he elected to bat first. When English team started their inning, the aggressive batsman, Jason Roy played 57 runs and he scored 66 runs. He contributed in the first wicket partnership of 160 runs. He gave the new energy to the English team, which was fighting for its revival in this mega event.

Johnny Bairstow of Yorkshire completed his eighth century. He played 109 balls and hit 10 fours and 6 sixes to make 111 runs. Then Ben Stokes came on the wickets and he scored 79 runs on just 54 balls. He helped his team to take the total of the team to 337 for 7 wickets in 50 overs.

When Indian team started to chase the total, their beginning was not impressive as Lokesh Rahul lost his wicket for none in the third over on the ball of Chris Woakes. Then the Indian captain, Kohli came on the wicket and he started played with Rohit Sharma but they scored on 28 runs in just ten overs, which was their lazy start of the inning. In the next 10 overs, the Indian batsmen did not try to make big score. Kohli and Sharma did not lose the wicket in the 20 overs but they scored only 55 runs. When Kohli was got out at the total score of 145 and he scored 66 runs, at that time, Indian need 192 runs on the just 130 balls.

England vs India

England vs India

In the 37th over, Rohit Sharma completed his century and soon after that he lost his wicket. This was hit third century in this event. When the most experienced batsman, MS Dhoni came on the wicket, Indian needed 111 runs on 65 balls but according to the expectation, India lost its match to England. This was their first defeat in this mega event. England has completed its 5th victory in this event and it has maintained its expectation to reach to the semi final of the mega event.

India lost this match by 31 runs to England and there were the suspicions on the defeat of India but it is fact that India has kept burning its hopes to reach to the semi final of the event. India has total 11 points in this event and it has played only 7 matches up till now. India has to play two more matches against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and it has to win only one match to confirm its access to the semi final of the event.

MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni

When the 14th match of the ICC CWC 2019 was played between India v Australia as Australia is the defending champion and in this match, India scored 352 runs but Australia played slow and it could not try to get the target, which has already created the suspicions over their performance. Now there is another match, which India lost to England by chasing the target slowly. The body language of the Indian was also not impressive and they look lazy in the ground. It is also noteworthy that the Indian spectators did not show their passion and feeling, which they used to show in the previous matches. This shows that there is something wrong in the ODI match being played between England v India of the great event.

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