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India Wins T-20 ICC Trophy after 17 Years

India Wins T-20 ICC Trophy after 17 Years

India secured a thrilling 7-run victory over South Africa in the final match of the T20 World Cup 2024 at Kensington Oval, Barbados. The Indian bowling attack, led by Arshdeep Singh, Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah, who took two wickets each, proved decisive in defending the total, ensuring South Africa fell short in their chase.

Earlier in the match, Virat Kohli played a pivotal role with a gritty 76 off 59 balls, guiding India to a formidable total of 176 for 7 in their allotted 20 overs. This score marked the highest total ever recorded in the final of a men's T20 World Cup. India had found themselves in early trouble, reduced to 34 for 3 in just 4.3 overs. However, a crucial 72-run partnership between Kohli and Axar Patel helped stabilize the innings. Axar made a significant contribution with a brisk 47 off 31 balls before being dismissed.

South African bowlers Keshav Maharaj and Anrich Nortje were the pick of the bowlers, each claiming two wickets. Maharaj finished with impressive figures of 2 for 23, while Nortje took 2 for 26. Despite their efforts, the Proteas were unable to contain the Indian batsmen, with Kohli's anchoring innings proving to be the difference.

In the second innings, the Indian bowlers kept the pressure on the South African batsmen. Arshdeep and Bumrah's early breakthroughs set the tone, and with Patel and Pandya chipping in, the South African chase was derailed. India's fielding and tactical bowling changes further stifled any momentum South Africa tried to build.

This victory not only crowned India as the T20 World Cup champions but also highlighted the depth and resilience of the team. Virat Kohli's leadership and performance were instrumental, and the balanced contributions from both the batting and bowling units ensured a memorable win for India on the world stage.

India Wins T-20 ICC Trophy after 17 Years

India Wins T-20 ICC Trophy after 17 Years
India secured a thrilling 7-run victory over South Africa in the final match of the T20 World Cup 2024 at Kensington Oval, Barbados. The Indian bowling attack, led by Arshdeep Singh, Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah, who took two wickets each, proved decisive in defending the total, ensuring South Africa fell short in their chase.

Earlier in the match, Virat Kohli played a pivotal role with a gritty 76 off 59 balls, guiding India to a formidable total of 176 for 7 in their allotted 20 overs. This score marked the highest total ever recorded in the final of a men's T20 World Cup. India had found themselves in early trouble, reduced to 34 for 3 in just 4.3 overs. However, a crucial 72-run partnership between Kohli and Axar Patel helped stabilize the innings. Axar made a significant contribution with a brisk 47 off 31 balls before being dismissed.

South African bowlers Keshav Maharaj and Anrich Nortje were the pick of the bowlers, each claiming two wickets. Maharaj finished with impressive figures of 2 for 23, while Nortje took 2 for 26. Despite their efforts, the Proteas were unable to contain the Indian batsmen, with Kohli's anchoring innings proving to be the difference.

In the second innings, the Indian bowlers kept the pressure on the South African batsmen. Arshdeep and Bumrah's early breakthroughs set the tone, and with Patel and Pandya chipping in, the South African chase was derailed. India's fielding and tactical bowling changes further stifled any momentum South Africa tried to build.

This victory not only crowned India as the T20 World Cup champions but also highlighted the depth and resilience of the team. Virat Kohli's leadership and performance were instrumental, and the balanced contributions from both the batting and bowling units ensured a memorable win for India on the world stage.

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