Team India's victory against Canada suffered a setback, forced to share points

Orhan Wadia
Orhan Wadia - Editor
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New Delhi. The Indian cricket team has performed well in the ICC T20 World Cup so far. Team India has made it to the Super 8 by topping Group A. Rohit Sharma's team won three out of four league matches. Their hopes of winning against Canada in the last match remained unfulfilled. Rain disrupted the match and the match was cancelled without a single ball being bowled.

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All the matches of the first round of ICC T20 are over. Rohit Sharma's team, the favourite to win the tournament, has secured a place in the Super 8 by winning three matches in a row. India wanted to continue its winning campaign and enter the next round by winning the last league match but rain did not allow this to happen. Not even a single ball could be bowled in the match and the match was cancelled.

What happened in the match against Canada?
The match between India and Canada was to start at 8 o'clock according to Indian time. The toss was to be held at 7:30, but the pitch and ground were wet due to rain and umpires Richard Alan Kettleborough and Sharafuddaula postponed it for half an hour. At 8 o'clock the pitch and ground were inspected and then it was decided to do it again after 1 hour. At 9 o'clock both the umpires inspected the ground and decided to cancel the match.

India tops Group A
The Indian team started its campaign in the ICC T20 World Cup with a win against Ireland. After this, it won a close match against its arch-rival Pakistan. Batting first, India scored just 119 runs but restricted Pakistan to 113 runs. After this, it defeated host USA by 7 wickets and confirmed its place in the Super 8. The last match against Canada was cancelled and Team India had to share the points. India topped its group with 7 points in 4 matches.

first published : June 15, 2024, 9:37 PM IST

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