IND vs ENG, 4th T20I: Suryakumar Yadav, bowlers helped India level series with 8-run win, India bowled well in the death overs and won the match by eight runs.
India kept their nerve at the time of death and won the fourth T20I in Ahmedabad to tie the five-match series 2–2. With 23 runs to the defense in the last over, Joffra Archer tried to secure a resounding victory by hitting a four and a six. After this Thakur gave two wickets to score 10 runs in 3 balls.
India beat England by eight runs in the fourth T20I against England and levelled the ongoing five-match series 2-2 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Thursday.
Sent out to bat, India posted a challenging total of 185/8 at the end of their innings with the help of Suryakumar Yadav’s maiden T20I fifty.
After the openers’ dismissals, the 30-year-old controlled the innings with a 31-ball 57. Rishabh Pant (30) and Shreyas Iyer (37) also pitched in with runs towards the end.
On the other hand, Jofra Archer registered figures of 4/33. Chasing, England dominated from the start owing to Jason Roy’s 27-ball 40. Ben Stokes (46) and Jonny Bairstow (25) put the visitors in the driving seat of the contest but India turned the tables in the death overs with some fine bowling. The hosts finally restricted them to 177/8 at the end of their 20 overs.
Indian fast bowler dismissed Chris Jordan on the toughest ball of the match to thwart the deal. The game was almost always left with Jason Roy (40 off 27 balls) and Ben Stokes (46 off 23 balls), the key players for England with the bat while Archer picked up four wickets. But in the end, Suryakumar made his half-century on debut (57) and India’s Death Bowling did it and helped bring the hosts to the series.