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Who is responsible for the defeat of the Indian cricket team? Why Indian team lost in the semi-finals despite topping the points table

England beat India by 10 wickets in the semi-final. He achieved the target of 169 runs without losing any wicket. Batting first, India scored 168 for six in 20 overs. Answer: England team scored 170 runs without any loss in 16 overs.

Alex Hales scored an unbeaten 86 off 47 balls for England. Captain Jos Buttler played a brilliant innings of 80 runs off 49 balls.

The hearts of crores of fans are broken after the humiliating defeat of the Indian team in the semi-finals. Although wins and losses keep happening, but it is important to know where the match slipped from the hands of the Indian team.

Continuous flop of the opening pair

The opening pair of the Indian team was always considered strong, but in this time’s World Cup, the opening pair did not live up to the occasion. Continuously Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul flopped. Due to the slow play of the opening pair, the Indian team could not make a big score.

Slow run rate in power play and slow innings of Rohit Sharma

On the small ground of Adelaide, which should have scored more than 200 scores, the Indian team could not even score 40 runs in the power play. Captain Rohit Sharma’s flop show continued here as he played a marathon innings of 27 runs in 28 balls.

Surya Kumar Yadav flopped in the big match

During this World Cup, Suryakumar Yadav, who achieved the number one rank of ICC, flopped in the big match. Although this Suryakumar Yadav played well in the entire World Cup, but against Pakistan and against England, he looked flop.

poor performance of bowlers
Before the semi-final, the Indian bowlers were winning the match on the basis of their good performance, but the performance of the bowlers in the semi-final was very poor. 4 out of 6 Indian bowlers gave away runs at an economy rate of more than 10. Due to which the Indian team almost already lost the match. There was not a single chance of taking a wicket during the entire match. The performance of the bowlers was very disappointing due to which the Indian team had to look out for the loss of 10 wickets.

After topping the points table, the pressure in the knockout..

The table top Indian team always gets trapped in the knockouts by showing good performance in group matches. This is not the first time this was seen in the 2019 World Cup as well. This time too, despite being table top with the most points in their group, the Indian team was knocked out in the knockouts. After which the hearts of crores of Indian fans are broken.

Sovan Maity

Sovan Maity is born and brought up in Kolkata, West Bengal. He is Content Writer in World, Entertainment and Sports. He has experience in digital Platforms from 2+ years. He has obtained the degree of Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication from Amity University Kolkata . official email :- digitalsovanmaity12@brnews.co.in, Author, Content Moderator and Fact Checker at BrNews. Our enthusiasm for writing never stops.

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