The Indian cricket team has kept alive the hopes of reaching the semi-finals of the ICC T20 World Cup. On Friday, a blistering victory against Scotland took Team India to the third place in the points table. The match was one-sided where the first Indian bowlers piled up the Scotland team for just 85 runs, then the batsmen achieved the target of victory in 6.3 overs for the loss of 2 wickets.
On his birthday on November 5, Indian captain Virat Kohli came to play in the match and the team gifted him a great victory. Kohli won here for the first time after losing the last two to three toss of the tournament. India decided to bowl first. Ravindra Jedja and Mohammed Shami took 3 wickets each and pushed Scotland on the back foot. Scotland were bundled out for 85 runs in 17.4 overs.
The Indian team had to achieve the target of victory in 7.1 overs to improve the net run rate. Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul made such a stormy start that arranged for the team to reach the victory easily in just 6.3 overs. When Rahul scored a half-century off 18 balls, Rohit was dismissed after scoring 30 runs. India won by 8 wickets.
Virat and Rohit gave surprise after the match-
Indian captain Virat and vice-captain Rohit reached their dressing room after the match played against Scotland. After this bad defeat, both of them went there only to make the team feel good. Both spent different time with all the players. When Virat and Rohit were talking, all the players were seen listening to them calmly. These pictures have been shared on the Twitter handle of Scotland Cricket. It is written in it that we respect you very much Virat, you took time out.