India defeated England by 8 runs in the fourth T20I at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on March 18, 2021 (Thursday). With this win, Virat Kohli’s team tied the five-match series 2–2 and have everything to play for in the final clash. Some spectacular death bowling put the hosts in line to win the match. India vs England 4th T20I 2021 Highlights: 8 runs by IND Beat ENG, Level Series 2-2.
After winning the toss, Eoin Morgan followed the trend of bowling first and his team managed to get Rohit Sharma out early. But the sensational knock, first by Suryakumar Yadav and then later by Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant saw the hosts on a mammoth score on the board. Michael Vaughan believes that Rohit Sharma ended England’s innings in place of captain Virat Kohli which was a decisive decision.
Chasing the target, England were unable to get off to a fast start and quickly lost wickets, stalling any progress. However, a late strike from Ben Stokes brought him back into the game, but after his dismissal, the spectators were unable to capitalize on the pressure, bowing to the pressure. Meanwhile, here are some figures of India vs England 4th T20I.
#India recorded their ninth win in 18 T20I matches over England
# Rohit Sharma becomes second Indian batsman to score 9000 runs in T20
# Jason Roy completes 1000 runs in Twenty20 International
# Adil Rashid became the first bowler to be stumped twice in Virat Kohli’s international career.
# Suryakumar Yadav becomes the sixth Indian batsman to score a half-century in the first innings of T20I.
# Suryakumar Yadav made his first T20I half-century
With the series on level terms, everything is to play for the final T20I game in Ahmedabad on March 20, 2021. England will be looking to secure the series after securing a win and losing the Test match, while India will still be aiming to win. Another home series and continuing their dominance.
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