In ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, India is on the verge of victory as England is struggling to reach the target with two wickets in hand at Ekana Stadium in Lucknow this evening.
Chasing a victory target of 230 runs, England were all out at 129 runs in 34.5 overs. Mohammed Shami, four for 22, and Jasprit Bumrah, three for 32, sliced through Englnd’s top order before returning to finish off the tail.
Batting first, India were 229 runs for nine in the stipulated 50 overs. After a disastrous start, Captain Rohit Sharma consolidated the Indian innings with a gritty knock of 87 runs. For England David Willey took three wickets. Earlier England won the toss and opted to field.