AHMEDABAD: Team India recorded an exciting 8-point victory over England in the fourth T20 game played on Thursday. In this do-or-die match, India won and tied 2-2 in the five-game series. The decisive T20 series match will be played on Saturday in Ahmedabad.
Shardul Thakur became a game changer
For India’s victory, even though mid-tier batsman Suryakumar Yadav was awarded the Man of the Match title for his 57 innings, Shardul Thakur was once in a sticky situation. the same turned out to be decisive in terms of the match and the series.
Stokes looked dangerous
In fact, the England team looked very strong in one game at one point and their score was 4 wickets for 140 points in 16 overs. At that point it looked very easy for England to score 46 points in the remaining 4 overs for the victory of a world class batsman like Ben Stokes in the crease.
It was the turning point
But, Shardul Thakur caught Ben Stokes in the first ball from the 17th over, caught by Suryakumar Yadav. After that, on the next ball, Shardul Thakur caught Eoin Morgan out of Washington Sundar, which turned out to be the turning point of the game. With the sacking of Ben Stokes and Eoin Morgan, the pace of the English team deteriorated and they lost the game by 8 points. In this way, this over from Shardul Thakur turned out to be the biggest turning point of the match, otherwise India would have lost this match and the series.