Jasprit Bumrah put on a stunning display of fast bowling as India defeated Afghanistan by 47 runs in their T20 World Cup 2024 Super 8 match at Kensington Oval in Barbados.

Bumrah took 3 wickets for 22 runs in his 4 overs, getting the crucial wickets of opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Najibullah Zadran, and Mohammad Nabi. Gurbaz was Afghanistan’s leading run-scorer in the tournament, and his wicket was a major blow to their chances of chasing down India’s total of 181 runs.

Bumrah’s economical bowling and ability to take wickets at crucial junctures played a key role in India’s victory. His performance was praised by the cricket fraternity, with many calling it an awe-inspiring spell of fast bowling.

India’s victory was also aided by a strong batting performance, with Suryakumar Yadav scoring 53 off 28 balls and Hardik Pandya contributing 43 runs. The duo put on a partnership of 60 runs, helping India to a competitive total of 181/8 in their 20 overs.

India Crush Afghanistan in T20 World Cup 2024 Super 8

Afghanistan, on the other hand, struggled to get going in their run chase, losing wickets at regular intervals. They were eventually bowled out for 134 runs in 19.3 overs, falling 47 runs short of India’s total.

The win puts India in a strong position in the Super 8 stage of the T20 World Cup 2024. They will be looking to continue their winning streak when they take on their next opponent.

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