India Vs Namibia Highlights, T20 World Cup 2021: IND crush NAM by 9 wickets in Kohli's final match as T20I captain

  • IND vs NAM Highlights, T20 World Cup 2021 Updates: India beat Namibia by 9 wickets in their final Super 12 fixture in Dubai. This marks the end of Virat Kohli's T20I captaincy and the end of the present coaching staff's tenure. Follow India vs Namibia highlights and updates on the live blog.
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India Vs Namibia Highlights: India crushed Namibia by 9 wickets in Dubai to end their T20 World Cup 2021 campaign on a high in Dubai. They got home with 4.4 overs to spare. Namibia set India a target of 133 in 20 overs. In response, KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma got India off to a flying start again as they took the score to 54/0 after the first 6 overs and registered yet another 50-run stand between them. Soon after, Sharma brought up his 24th T20I fifty off 31 balls before Frylinck sent him packing on 56. India reached 87/1 at the halfway stage. A little later, KL Rahul smashed an unbeaten 54 as India cruised him with 9 wickets in 4.4 overs to spare. In the first innings, while opening the innings, Stephan Baard and Michael van Lingen began well, scoring 31 runs in the first 4 overs. In the next over, Jasprit Bumrah removed van Lingen on 14 before Ravindra Jadeja dismissed Craig Williams on a duck. Namibia reached 35/2 after 7 overs. In the 8th over, Jadeja scalped another as he sent Baard packing on 21 by trapping him LBW. Then, in the 10th over, Ashwin got the better of Loftie-Eaton on 5. Namibia reached 51-4 after 10 overs. Ashwin and Jadeja finished their 4-over quotas with three wickets each as Namibia stuttered to 95/7 after 16 overs. Eventually, courtesy of Wiese's 26, Namibia posted 132/8 in 20 overs.

 

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  • Nov 08, 2021 10:55 PM IST

    That's all, thank you so much!

    Folks, this is all the action we had for you today from India's final game of the tournament, which was also the last Super 12 game. We will be back with the live coverage of the 1st semifinal on Wednesday, November 10, between England and New Zealand. We hope to see you then!

    Until then, this is Shivansh Gupta signing off. CIAO!

  • Nov 08, 2021 10:41 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 Live Score: Virat Kohli, the winning toss, speaks

    Relief firstly (on leaving T20I captaincy). It's been a honor but things need to be kept at the right perspective. I felt this was the right time to manage my workload. It's been six or seven years of heavy workload and there is a lot of pressure. The guys have been fantastic, I know we haven't got the results here but we have played some really good cricket. The guys have really made my work easier. The way we played the last three games, it's a game of margins - T20 cricket these days. Two overs of attacking cricket at the top is what we were missing in the first two games. As I said, we weren't brave enough in those games and in the group we were in, it was tough. A big thank you to all those guys (Ravi Shastri and his support staff). They have done a great job over the years, creating such a wonderful environment for the players. People loved to get back to the atmosphere. They have done a really great job. That (his aggression) is never going to change. The day it does, I'll stop playing cricket. Even before I became captain, I have always loved to contribute in some way or the other.

  • Nov 08, 2021 10:40 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Updates: Gerhard Erasmus, the losing captain, speaks

    "We haven't quite able to really soak in (the experience) due to the quick turnaround between games. Only once we get back home, we'll be able to realise that we played awesome levels of cricket and were to compete against some strong teams. Quite a few highlight performances individually to take home as positives, and also as a team. Good positives and hopefully we can work to get better. Hopefully we have inspired a few people with our performances to take up the sport."

  • Nov 08, 2021 10:37 PM IST

    IND vs NAM: Not every tale has a dream end

    Kohli and Shastri achieved so much in the last 4 years. Winning twice in Australia, more-or-less winning the Test series in England, and reaching the final of WTC 2021, semifinal of the 2019 WC. The team soared high with them but we can't have everything in life. They may regret not having won a single ICC trophy but they have bowed out knowing impeccable job they have done for Indian cricket.

  • Nov 08, 2021 10:34 PM IST

    India vs Namibia: Ravindra Jadeja, the player of the match, speaks

    "As a bowler I enjoyed the game, the ball was dry and that is always good for a spinner. Some turned and some didn't so the batsman had to keep guessing. I've been playing with Ashwin for 10 years, he's played well in the IPL with the white ball, and he's brought that here. Virat has been a wonderful captain, and I've played with him for 10-12 years. He looks positive and aggressive and that's what you want. Bharat Arun, Mr. Sridhar, and Shastri bhai were really good to support us, and whoever comes next, we'll look to continue the momentum."

  • Nov 08, 2021 10:32 PM IST

    A GREAT INNINGS COMES TO AN END

    Ravi Shastri and Virat Kohli share a huge hug to mark the end of a very successful partnership. Indian cricket will always appreciate the tenure of Ravi Shastri, Bharat Arun, and R Sridhar. 

  • Nov 08, 2021 10:27 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live:  INDIA WIN BY 9 WICKETS

    2 runs to win, just a hit away now India.

    FOUR! KL Rahul punches teh ball past mid-off and that's that! India end the tournament on a high

  • Nov 08, 2021 10:23 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Score:

    FOUR! Loftie-Eaton goes full and wide and SKY rolls his wrist to guide the ball behind point for 4. So much quality in this batting line-up. 

    FIFTY UP FOR RAHUL! 

    IND are 131/1 in 15 overs.

  • Nov 08, 2021 10:19 PM IST

    Trumpelmann returns into the attack and is hit for 2 fours

    FOUR! Fullish from Trumpelmann and Rahul times it over the in-field very comfortably for 4.

    FOUR! Short but slow outside of off. SKY fetches it and pulls it through deep mid-wicket for 4.

    11 from it. IND are 122/1 after 14 overs.

  • Nov 08, 2021 10:16 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Score: Innovation sensation from SKY

    FOUR! Loftie-Eaton will be wondering what more can he do. Not a bad ball at ball but Suryakumar just shows top-notch innovation and bravery to step forward and scoop him to fine leg for 4

    IND are 111/1 after 13 overs.

  • Nov 08, 2021 10:11 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Updates: 100 COMES UP FOR INDIA

    FOUR! Straying on the leg, is van Lingen, and Rahul brings his wrists into play again and he effortlessly chips it over deep square for 4.

    IND are 105/1 after 12 overs, need 28 runs from 48 balls

  • Nov 08, 2021 10:07 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 World Cup Live Cricket Score: WHAT A SHOT

    FOUR!!! THAT IS “AS EASY AS SUNDAY MORNING", AS Harsha Bhogle says in the commentary box. Tossed up from Loftie-Eaton, Suryakumar steps away, presents the full face of the bat and goes inside-out over cover for 4.

    IND are 96/1 after 11 overs.

  • Nov 08, 2021 10:04 PM IST

    THE EQUATION

    India reached 87/1 at the halfway stage, need 46 from 60 balls

  • Nov 08, 2021 09:59 PM IST

    Rohit Sharma's entertaining innings comes to an end

    FOUR! What a pickup shot! Frylinck drags it down leg again and Rahul just rolls his wrist to collect six over deep fine leg. Incredible hit

    OUT! Rohit's entertaining innings come to an end as Namibia finally hold onto a catch to get rid off Rohit. Full ball and Rohit crouches low and looks to slog it over leg. But he top edges the ball to Namibian keeper Zane Green

    IND are 87/1 after 10 overs

    Suryakumar Yadav is the new batter in

  • Nov 08, 2021 09:55 PM IST

    India vs Namibia: Nicol Loftie-Eaton is introduced

    Can Loftie-Eaton provide Namibia the breakthrough?

    FOUR! SLAAAAPPPED! A juicy half volley and Rohit charges down the track and thumps is up and over the bowler's head for 4.

    IND are 77/0 after 9 overs.

  • Nov 08, 2021 09:51 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Score T20 World Cup 2021: Rohit Sharma hits 50

    FOUR! JJ Smit drags onto Rohit's pads and he flicks it nonchalantly past the short fine leg fielder for 4. Too easy for a player of his class.

    50 FOR ROHIT SHARMA! off 31 balls. His 24th in the format in international cricket. Stellar numbers

    IND are 70/0 after 8 overs

  • Nov 08, 2021 09:48 PM IST

    Rahul, Rohit Sharma pile further misery

    FOUR! Jan Frylinck's slower ball goes wrong and allows Rohit to collect 4 more with a pull shot

    India are 63/0 in 7 overs, need 70 runs from 78 balls.

  • Nov 08, 2021 09:45 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live: POWERPLAY DONE AND DUSTED

    India are 54/0 in 6 overs are cruising at the moment

  • Nov 08, 2021 09:43 PM IST

    50-RUN STAND

    FOUR! 50-RUN STAND! Rahul caresses the ball past the cover fielder for 4. 

  • Nov 08, 2021 09:40 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Score T20 World Cup 2021: GOING…GOING…GONE

    FOUR! Short and wide from Scholtz and Rohit Sharma cut it comfortably off the backfoot for 4.

    SIX! Tossed up from Scholtz and Rohit dances down the track and he hits the ball into the night sky and over the long on boundary

    IND ARE 44/0 AFTER 5 OVERS

  • Nov 08, 2021 09:35 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live: KL Rahul joins the party

    SIX! STAND AND DELIVER! WOW! Short from Wiese and Rahul tonks the ball over the deep mid-wicket for six

    IND are 33/0 after 4 overs.

  • Nov 08, 2021 09:33 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 World Cup Live Score: 3000 T20I runs

    FOUR! With this four, he brings up 3000 T20I runs. Back of a length from Trumpelmann. Rohit plays through the line and smashes the ball past mid-off for 4. 

    IND are 26/0 after 3 overs

  • Nov 08, 2021 09:24 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 World Cup Live Cricket Score: Wiese sharing the new ball

    David Wiese is sharing the new ball.

    FOUR! A second boundary for Rohit and every time he scores a boundary, van Lingen will feel the pinch. He backs away, makes room and lofts the ball over the in-field through extra cover for 4.

    SIX! Wiese strays down leg and angles the ball into Rohit's ribcage. But Rohit gets inside the line of the ball and pulls the ball over long leg for 6.

    IND are 17/0 after 2 overs.

  • Nov 08, 2021 09:22 PM IST

    T20 World Cup 2021 India vs Namibia Live: ROHIT SHARMA DROPPED

    DROPPED AND 4! Trumpelmann is livid as Rohit's one-legged pull finds van Lingen at short fine leg but the Namibian fails to hold on and the ball trickles down to the fence.

    IND are 6/0 after 1 over

  • Nov 08, 2021 09:15 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Cricket Score: Welcome back

    We are ready to get underway again in Dubai as India openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul have taken guard. Ruben Trumpelmann to open Namibia's attack.

    India need 133 runs in 120 balls to give a fitting farewell to their head coach and his coaching staff.

  • Nov 08, 2021 09:14 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Updates: Ashwin speaks during the break

    The surface had decent bounce and there's a strong cross breeze. Whatever happens for the spinner happens in the air, with little cross breeze, it is very helpful. Going along with the variations, change of pace is very important to get the dot balls. Whenever the seam position was right and whenever you slowed it down, it just held in the wicket a touch. It's one of those surface where you always want to bowl first. I don't know how it's going to be with the dew but today's surface was better than what we played on last time. Dew is a very big factor and how much ever you practice with the dew, the ball is not going to come back to proper condition. The pitch also tends to skid on more with a bit of dew on it. Those are external factors you can't control, but when you do have cross breeze like this and when you can bowl into it, it's absolutely wonderful. It is one of those games where any team will find it hard to get out there and play but having said that wearing the India colours and representing India every single time is a matter of pride and we all know that. We wanted to give it our best, things went alright. Hopefully the second innings is good as well.

  • Nov 08, 2021 09:01 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Updates: India's top performers

    Wiese: 26 off 25 balls 

    Baard: 21 off 21 balls

  • Nov 08, 2021 09:00 PM IST

    India vs Namibia: India's top performers

    Jadeja: 3/16 in 4 overs.

    Ashwin: 3/20 in 4 overs

    Bumrah: 2/19 in 4 overs

  • Nov 08, 2021 08:58 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Score T20 World Cup 2021: Namibia post 132/8

    Namibia have posted 132/8 in 20 overs

  • Nov 08, 2021 08:58 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Score: 20th over

    Mohammed Shami to bowl the 20th over

    19.1 — DOT

    19.2 —  DOT

    19.3 — SIX TO LONG ON. Straight an into the slot. Trumpelmann clears the front leg and goes down town

    19.4 — FOUR but injury concerns for KL Rahul. Short from Shami and Trumpelmann pulls the ball to cow corner. Rahul darts to his right from long on and he rolls with his shoulders and arms under his body. He is okay to continue now

    19.5 — 2 RUNS

    19.6 — 1 RUN

  • Nov 08, 2021 08:54 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live: Bumrah removes Wiese

    OUT! 2nd wicket for Bumrah as Wiese is caught by Rohit Sharma on 26. A slower ball from Bumrah and Wiese is completely outfoxed. He chips the ball to Rohit Sharma near extra-cover

    NAM are 117/9 after 19 overs.

     

  • Nov 08, 2021 08:48 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Score: 12 from Shami's 3rd over

    FIVE OVERTHROWS! Wieser and Frylinck run a quick single and Jadeja releases a bullet throw from point. But the throw was so fast that it beat the fielders in the deep

    NAM are 114/7 after 18 overs.

  • Nov 08, 2021 08:43 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live: Namibia cross 100

    7 from Bumrah's 3rd over. NAM are 102/7 in 17 overs.

  • Nov 08, 2021 08:40 PM IST

    Ashwin also claims 3 wickets, Namibia in deep trouble

    OUT! Zane Green is clean bowled by R Ashwin for a golden duck.

    NAM are 95/7 after 16 overs.

    Jan Frylinck is next in at bat.

  • Nov 08, 2021 08:35 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 World Cup Live Score: Jadeja finishes with 3 wickets

    OUT! Jadeja can never be kept away from the action. JJ Smit charges down the track but times the ball miserably. Eventually, Rohit Sharma dives forward at cover to complete a sharp catch

    NAM are 93/6 after 15 overs. Zane Green is the new batter in

  • Nov 08, 2021 08:32 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Updates: Expensive over from Chahar

    Rahul Chahar to bowl out. 

    NO BALL AND FOUR! David Wiese score a boundary through the backward point region. Short and wide and he slashes hard at it.

    FREE-HIT! Gives away just 1 run

    FOUR! He ends his maiden T20 WC quota with figures of 0/30 in 4 overs as full and wide ball from Chahar flies past Rohit Sharma at slip for 4. Another edge that fetches 4 for Namibia.

    NAM are 90/5 in 14 overs.

  • Nov 08, 2021 08:27 PM IST

    India vs Namibia: Ashwin bags another, sends NAM skipper packing

    OUT! R Ashwin picks up his second wicket. Another soft dismissal as skipper Erasmus is caught behind.

    NAM are 76/5 after 13 overs

    JJ Smit is the new batter in

  • Nov 08, 2021 08:23 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Score: Jadeja back for his 3rd over

    No wicket this time but he only gives away 3 runs.

    NAM are 67/4 after 12 overs.

  • Nov 08, 2021 08:20 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Score: Expensive over from Chahar

    FOUR! Drag down from Chahar and Erasmus makes him pay by rocking onto the backfoot and pulling it through deep mid-wicket for 4.

    FOUR! Some luck for Wiese as the ball flies the outside edge to the third man boundary

    NAM are 64/2 after 11 overs

  • Nov 08, 2021 08:17 PM IST

    HALFWAY STAGE

    Namibia are 51-4 after 10 overs

  • Nov 08, 2021 08:13 PM IST

    IND vs NAM: Ashwin joins the party, Namibia 4 down

    OUT! That almost happened in slow-mo. Upon seeing some flight, Loftie-Eaton presses forward but the sudden dip pushes him back. He is, as a result, late on the cut shot and he ends up nicking it to Rohit Sharma in the slips. Ashwin strikes as Scotland see the back of Loftie-Eaton for 5.

    NAM are 47/4 after 9.1 overs

    David Wiese walks out to bat. He is their biggest match-winner

  • Nov 08, 2021 08:09 PM IST

    T20 World Cup 2021 India vs Namibia Live: Rahul Chahar back for his second over

    Rahul Chahar gives away 5 runs from his second over. 
    NAM are 47/3 after 9 overs

  • Nov 08, 2021 08:05 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 Live Score: FOUR AND GONE

    FOUR! Down on one knee, Baard plays a heavy swipe to hit the ball behind square for 4.

    HOW'S THAT? OUT! REVIEW TAKEN! Next ball, Baard misses another sweep and this time, he is struck on the pads and is given out. He takes a late review and the ball tracker shows 3 reds. Baard is gone for 21.

    NAM are 39/3 after 7.4 overs.

  • Nov 08, 2021 08:03 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Cricket Score: Rahul Chahar makes T20 WC debut

    In his very first over in his very first T20 World Cup match, Rahul Chahar concedes just 1 run. 

    NAM are 35/2 after 7 overs.

  • Nov 08, 2021 07:56 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 World Cup Live Cricket Score: Jadeja introduced

    Ravindra Jadeja, who bagged 3/15 against Scotland in Dubai, is back

    OUT! AND HE STRIKES! William charges down the track, misses the ball and Pant executes one of his easiest stumpings. 

    NAM are 34/2 as skippeer Gerhard Erasmus walks in

  • Nov 08, 2021 07:52 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Score T20 World Cup 2021: Bumrah switches ends

    Jasprit Bumrah is now bowling from the other end. He didn't seem very comfortable in his first over.

    OUT! And it has worked for Bumrah as van Lingen departs on 14.  A short ball outside off that skidded on to the left-hander. He tried to clear the inner circle but he is caught by Shami at mid-off.

    NAM are 33/1 after 4.4 overs

    Craig Williams is the new batter in

  • Nov 08, 2021 07:48 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 Live Score: Ashwin introduced inside Powerplay

    NAM are 31/0 after 4 overs as Ashwin concedes 4 from his 1st over

  • Nov 08, 2021 07:42 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Cricket Score: WHAT A SHORT FROM BAARD

    SIX! LENGTH BALL, ONTO THE PADS AND SIX OVER COW CORNER! A shot of authority from Baard and Shami is on the backfoot early in this over. A lovely whip of the wrists after taking a step down the pitch

    A good comeback in the second half of the over. 
    NAM are 25/0 after 3 overs

  • Nov 08, 2021 07:38 PM IST

    Jasprit Bumrah is sharing the new ball

    FOUR! A juicy low full-toss from Bumrah and van Lingen punches the ball past mid-off for four

    NAM are 15/0 after 2 overs

  • Nov 08, 2021 07:31 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Score T20 World Cup 2021: LET'S PLAY

    Mohammed Shami to open the attack for India. Baard and Lingen are out to open for Namibia.N

    AM are 5/0 after 1 over

  • Nov 08, 2021 07:25 PM IST

    National anthems time

    Out come the teams for the national anthems

  • Nov 08, 2021 07:20 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live: India's form guide

    vs SCO - Won by 8 wickets

    vs AFG - Won by 66 runs

    vs NZ- Lost by 8 wickets

    vs PAK- Lost by  10 wickets

    vs SL- Lost by 7 wickets

  • Nov 08, 2021 07:17 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live: Namibia's form guide

    vs NZ-  Lost by 52 runs

    vs PAK- lost by 45 runs

    vs AFG- Lost by 62 runs

    vs SCO- Won by 4 wickets

    vs IRE- Won by 8 wickets

  • Nov 08, 2021 07:14 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 World Cup Live Cricket Score: Pitch report

    The wicket is beautiful, nice and dry and compact, so the ball will go through beautifully. Not much of an advantage batting first or second. The only advantage batting second will be the dew, so it will be harder to hold the ball, but the wicket is beautiful to bat and bowl on."

    — Reckons Shane Watson in his pitch report

  • Nov 08, 2021 07:12 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Score T20 World Cup 2021: Gerhard Erasmus, Namibia captain, speaks

    "It's a good opportunity to go up against arguably the world's best side, and for our batsmen to go up against that bowling line-up of theirs. It was a big thing to get through the group stages. It was something we couldn't replicate back home, and it's been a massive event back home and for us here. Frylinck comes into the side today, he's fit to go. Everyone back home is quite inspired by what we have done and we had some amazing messages over the last few weeks."

  • Nov 08, 2021 07:11 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Score T20 World Cup 2021: Virat Kohli, India captain, speaks

    "We'll bowl first. The tosses have been a big factor, and when I've won a couple we'll do what we wanted to do from Day 1. It's been an honour to captain India and I've done my best. The shortest format has to give way for the longest format. I've been grateful for the opportunity. It's time for the next lot to take the team forward. Rohit has been looking on anyway, and Indian cricket is in good hands. Rahul Chahar comes in for Varun Chakravarthy for today's game."

  • Nov 08, 2021 07:06 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Cricket Score: Playing XIs

    India: KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant(w), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rahul Chahar, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah

    Stephan Baard, Michael van Lingen, Craig Williams, Gerhard Erasmus(c), Zane Green(w), David Wiese, Jan Frylinck, JJ Smit, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Ruben Trumpelmann, Bernard Scholtz

  • Nov 08, 2021 07:03 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Score: India Win toss, opt to bowl

    Indi win toss and have opted to bowl in Dubai

  • Nov 08, 2021 07:00 PM IST

    2 minutes to go for the toss

    Folks, do not go anywhere. Toss time is imminent now

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:58 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Score T20 World Cup 2021: Jasprit Bumrah to be rested?

    Bhuvneshwar Kumar: He played only one match in the competition, against Pakistan, where he conceded 25 runs in three overs without a wicket. With this being India's final game, Kohli might want to rest Bumrah and give Bhuvneshwar a go against Namibia

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:57 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Updates: Will Rahul Chahar get a game?

    India are likely to maintain their bowling combination and hand Chahar a chance, the only player in the squad who is yet to make an appearance in the competition.

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:56 PM IST

    India vs Namibia: Will Sharduk Thakur get a game today?

    Shardul Thakur is 5 wickets away from completing 150 wickets across T20s.

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:53 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Updates: Two stalwarts just cannot stop scoring

    The pair of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are 58 runs away from completing 1000 runs as a pair in T20Is.

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:52 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Score: Upcoming achievement for Ravindra Jadeja

    Ravindra Jadeja is 7 wickets away from completing 50 wickets in T20Is for India.

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:51 PM IST

    IND vs NAM: Namibia's eyes will be on Frylinck

    Jan Frylinck is 7 wickets away from completing 50 wickets in T20Is for Namibia.

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:49 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Updates: NAM captain leading from the front

    No player from Namibia has scored 1000 runs in T20Is.

    o The highest is 661 by their captain Gerhard Erasmus in T20Is.

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:48 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live: Rohit Sharma approaching milestone

    Rohit Sharma is 18 runs away from becoming the 3rd batter to amass 3,000 runs in T20Is after Virat Kohli (3227) and Martin Guptill (3087).

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:47 PM IST

    T20 World Cup 2021 India vs Namibia Live: The going is tough in 1st innings

    Average first innings score at Dubai in last 5 T20I matches is 113.

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:45 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 World Cup Live Cricket Score: Trends says win toss, bowl first

    1/10: Only 1 out of 10 matches in this T20 World Cup has been won by team batting first at Dubai.

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:43 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 World Cup Live Score: India's Predicted XI vs Namibia

    KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Rahul Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:41 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 World Cup: Namibia's Predicted XI

    Stephen Baard, Michael van Lingen, Craig Williams, Gerhard Erasmus (c), David Wiese, JJ Smit, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Ruben Trumpelmann, Zane Green (wk), Jan Frylinck, Bernard Scholtz

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:39 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 Live Score: Namibia's squad

    Stephan Baard, Michael van Lingen, Gerhard Erasmus(c), Zane Green(w), David Wiese, JJ Smit, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Craig Williams, Ruben Trumpelmann, Karl Birkenstock, Bernard Scholtz, Pikky Ya France, Jan Frylinck, Michau du Preez, Ben Shikongo

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:37 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 Live Score: India's squad

    India: KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant(w), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Varun Chakaravarthy, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur, Ishan Kishan, Rahul Chahar

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:35 PM IST

    India vs Namibia: Between 2017 and 2021, Kohli as T20I captain

    played 29 matches | scored 984 runs | AVG- 57.88 | 50s- 8

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:32 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Cricket Score: Virat Kohli's record as T20I Captain

    Let's see how Kohli has performed in the T20Is as captain

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:30 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Score T20 World Cup 2021: 30 minutes to toss

    30 minutes to go for the all-important toss. Which captain will the coin favour? In his last game as T20I captain, can Kohli win another?

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:28 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Updates: Venue Insights, Dubai - Part 3

    Highest Partnership:

    152 By Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam (Pakistan) For 1st Wicket

    Against India In 2021.

    Win Rate Batting First:

    10% (1 Won; 9 Lost)

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:25 PM IST

    IND vs NAM: Venue Insights, Dubai - Part 2

    Highest Individual Score:

    93 By Martin Guptill (New Zealand) Against Scotland In 2021.

    Best Bowling Figures:

    5/14 By Imad Wasim (Pakistan) Against West Indies In 2016.

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:23 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live: Venue Insights, Dubai - Part 1

    Highest Team Total:

    211/3 By Sri Lanka Against Pakistan In 2013.

    Lowest Team Total:

    55/10 By West Indies Against England In 2021.

     

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:21 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 World Cup Live Cricket Score: One of the modern greats, is Rohit Sharma

    o Only Babar Azam has scored more fifty-plus scores since 2017 than Rohit in T20Is.

    • Moreover, Rohit averages 43.72 in neutral venues in T20Is – 2nd best batting average among 75 batters who has batted in 20 innings in neutral venues in T20Is.

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:18 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 World Cup Live Score: The story of Rohit Sharma

    Along with his opening partner KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma provided the perfect start to the chase against Scotland in the last match.

    • Although, he was dismissed only for 30, which he scored at the SR of 187.50.

    • Notably, since 2017, it seems Rohit’s approach has been changed and has become more attacking than it was before.

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:15 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 World Cup: IND's main man in T20Is

    Moreover, in away T20Is, Jadeja has been better with the ball since 2019.

    o In addition, Jadeja’s economy has been above 7 in only 2 matches since 2019 in away T20Is.

    • Furthermore, Jadeja’s economy of 5.82 in away T20Is since 2019 is the 5th best among 29 spinners from Test playing nations who have bowled 25 or more overs.

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:13 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 Live Score: The Ravindra Jadeja show

    Ravindra Jadeja bowled a brilliant spell in the last match against Scotland by taking 3 wickets for 15 runs.

    • Notably, since 2020, Jadeja’s numbers with the ball has been quite impressive.

    Also, Jadeja has taken in 5 out of 7 innings in T20Is since 2020.

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:11 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Updates: Most wins in UAE since 2019 in T20Is

    Namibia -11

    Netherlands - 8

    UAE - 8

    Iraeland- 7

    PNG- 6

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:09 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Score: Best win% among Associate teams in T20Is since 2019

    Romania - 17 matches | 15 wins | 2 losses | win %- 88.24

    Spain - 14 matches | 11 wins | 3 losses | win %- 78.57

    Namibia - 29 matches | 21 wins | 8 losses | win %- 72.,41

     

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:06 PM IST

    India vs Namibia- The Rise of Nambia- Part 3

    o 5 out of Namibia’s 8 defeats in T20Is since 2019 has come against Test-playing nations.

    • Moreover, Namibia’s win percentage of 72.41 since 2019 in T20Is is the 3rd best among 41 Associate teams who has played 10 or more matches in the format.

    o Namibia’s 21 T20I wins since 2019 is also the joint 4th most among all teams (including Test-playing nations).

    • Furthermore, 11 out of 21 wins of Namibia since 2019 in T20Is has come in UAE.

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:04 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Score T20 World Cup 2021: The Rise of Nambia- Part 2

    • Namibia has played 8 ODIs since their return in 2019, won 5 and lost 3.

    • But they have done exceedingly well in the shortest format of the game.

    • Since 2019, they have won 21 out of their 29 T20Is and lost only 8.

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:02 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Updates: 1 hour to go for the all-important toss

    We already know how big a role the toss plays in Dubai. Can Virat Kohli win his final toss as T20I captain?

  • Nov 08, 2021 06:00 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live: The Rise of Nambia- Part 1

    Namibian cricket team became an Associate member of ICC in 1992.

    • It took them 11 years for their international debut in 2003 during the ICC ODI World Cup.

    • However, after the ODI World Cup 2003, Namibia lost its international status, and it took 16 years more to comeback in international cricket in 2019.

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:58 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Updates: Wiese also impressive with the ball

    Besides his batting, Wiese has been decent with the ball as well with 6 wickets from 7 matches in the tournament so far.

    • He is only the 6th allrounder to achieve the double of 200+ runs and 5+ wickets in a T20I series/tournament

    o Also, Wiese is only the 2nd allrounder to achieve this feat in a single T20 World Cup after Shane Watson.

    o Notably, Wiese also has the best average different among the 6 allrounders with this feat.

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:56 PM IST

    Best batting average by associate players in a single ICC T20 World Cup (MIN: 5 Inns)

    Tom Cooper (NL) -7 matches | 231 runs | Average - 57.75 | Year - 2014

    Najibullah Zadran (AFG) -7 matches | 103 runs | Average - 51.50 | Year - 2016

    2016 David Wiese (NAM) -7 matches | 201 runs | Average- 50.25 | Year- 2021

    JJ Smit (NAM) - 7 matches | 69 runs | Average - 34.50 | Year - 2021

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:54 PM IST

    IND vs NAM: Wiese firing with the bat

    •Wiese is also the 4th highest run-getter in this edition of the T20 World Cup.

    • Moreover, Wiese has scored 201 runs in this T20 World Cup at an average of 50.25.

    o Wiese is also 1 of the 2 players from Namibia to score a fifty in this T20 World Cup.

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:52 PM IST

    IND vs NAM: How good has David Wiese been for Namibia?

    David Wiese is certainly among the most underrated allrounder in T20Is.

    • So far in this edition of T20 World Cup, Wiese has scored 201 runs from 7 matches.

    • This is the 4th most runs scored by an Associate player in a single T20 World Cup.

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:50 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live: KL Rahul entered elite company

    Fastest 50s in T20 World Cups (balls)

    12 Yuvraj Singh v Eng Durban 2007

    17 Stephan Myburgh v Ire Sylhet 2014

    18 Glenn Maxwell v Pak Mirpur 2014

    18 KL Rahul v Sco Dubai 2021

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:47 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 World Cup Live Score: Biggest win 

    Winning with most balls to spare for India in T20Is: In terms of winning a T20I with most balls remaining, this was India's best performance yet.

    81 vs Scotland, Dubai 2021

    59 vs UAE, Mirpur 2016

    41 vs Zimbabwe, Harare 2016

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:45 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 World Cup: What a passage  of play that was

    Highest Powerplay totals for India in T20Is:

    82/2 v Sco Dubai 2021

    78/2 v SA Joburg 2018

    77/1 v SL Nagpur 2009

    76/1 v NZ Joburg 2007

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:43 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 Live Score: India break plethora of records vs Scotland

    Highest Powerplay totals in T20 WCs

    91/1 Net v Ire Sylhet 2014

    89/3 Eng v SA Mumbai 2016

    83/0 WI v Aus The Oval 2009

    83/0 SA v Eng Mumbai 2016

    82/2 Ind v Sco Dubai 2021

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:40 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Cricket Score: Ruthless batting show

    India needed to chase the target in under 10 overs due to NRR issues but they didn't wait for too long. Rahul smashed an 18-ball 50 and Rohit hit 30 off 16 as India conquered the target in just 6.3 overs

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:36 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Score: Menacing bowling attack came to life vs Scotland

    Kohli, on his 33rd birthday, finally won a coin toss and opted to field. Scotland were bundled out for 85. Both Jadeja and Shami bagged 3/15 each

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:33 PM IST

    India vs Namibia: India crush Scotland in 4th game

    In their penultimate game, the Men in Blue needed to win big and they did exactly that by cruising to an 8-wicket win

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:30 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live: Clinical with the ball

    In response, AFG could only post 144/7 in their 20 overs. Mohammed Shami bagged a three-fer, while Ashwin, who played his first T20I game after 4 years, returned with figures of 2/14 in 4 overs.

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:26 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Score: Highest total of the tournament

    A change in venue did prove to be useful as India thwarted Afghanistan by 66 runs to improve their Net Run Rate. Batting first, they posted 210/2 in 20 overs. Rohit Sharma smashed 74, while KL hit 69. Then Pant and Pandya, scoring 27 and 35 respectively, provided a strong finish.

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:23 PM IST

    IND vs NAM Live Score T20 World Cup 2021: Back on track

    Finally, in their 3rd game of the tournament, India got off the mark in the points table with their first win.

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:20 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Updates: Superb batting from NZ

    In response, the Kiwis chased down the target in just 14.3 overs. Darly Mitchell smashed 49 before skipper Kane Williamson (33*) finished the job.

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:16 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live: Sodhi, Santner bring back 2016

    During the 2016 edition, spinner Ish Sodhi and Mitchell Santner troubled India. 5 years later, the story was no different. While Sodhi bagged 2/17 in 4 overs, Mitchell recorded 0/15 in 4 overs. India could only post 110/7 in 20 overs.

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:13 PM IST

    T20 World Cup 2021 India vs Namibia Live: More misery against New Zealand

    It went from bad to worse for India against New Zealand in their second Super 12 fixture against the Black Caps

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:10 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 World Cup Live Score: Babar, Rizwan, Shaheen shine

    In the first innings, India posted 151/7 in 20 overs and it was Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi, who rocked the opposition with figures of 3/31 in 4 overs. 

    In response, Babar Azam (68*) and Mohammad Rizwan (79*) stitched a memorable 152-run stand to take the side home in 17.5 overs.

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:06 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 World Cup: Opening game disaster vs Pakistan

    India entered the tournament as favorites and with a 12-0 record against neighbours Pakistan in ICC World Cup. However, that streak came to an end as Pakistan pulled off a magnificent 10-wicket win in Dubai

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:03 PM IST

    India vs Namibia T20 Live Score: India's journey so far

    How have India fared so far in this tournament? Let's take a look

  • Nov 08, 2021 05:00 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Cricket Score: First-ever T20I meeting

    India and Namibia will meet for the first time in a T20I. They have encountered only once in international cricket in 2003 during the World Cup at Pietermaritzburg. 

  • Nov 08, 2021 04:56 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live Score: Rohit Sharma likely candidate

    If rumours are to be believed, opener Rohit Sharma is likely to take over the reins from Virat Kohli and he does seem like a strong candidate as he won 5 IPL titles.

  • Nov 08, 2021 04:54 PM IST

    India vs Namibia: Final hurrah for Virat Kohli

    This will be Virat Kohli's final hurrah as the T20I captain of the side. A few weeks back, he decided to step down from the role to focus on his batting

  • Nov 08, 2021 04:50 PM IST

    India vs Namibia Live, T20 World Cup

    Hello and a very warm welcome to the live coverage of another T20 World Cup 2021 Super 12 clash between India and Namibia being played at the Dubai International Stadium in the UAE. This encounter marks the final match for Kohli as T20I captain of the side and also for the Ravi Shastri-led coaching staff. Hence, the 'Men in Blue' would look to give a fitting farewell to some of the most important people in Indian cricket.

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