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India defeats Afghanistan in a Twenty20 match, setting up a thrilling drama.

Bangalore, M.Chinnaswamy Stadium

At Bangalore’s legendary M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, India and Afghanistan squared off in the third Twenty20 International, providing cricket fans with a spectacular display. India won the second Super Over to seal the match, which was highlighted by a draw and an exciting Super Over encounter.

Captain Marvel, played by Rohit Sharma

Indian captain Rohit Sharma led from the front and produced an innings that cricket fans would never forget. With 121 runs off 69 balls, Sharma was not out and displayed an amazing exhibition of power hitting, smashing 8 massive sixes and 11 boundaries (4s).

The Heroism of Rinku Singh Enhances the Spectacle

In addition to Sharma’s genius, Rinku Singh was instrumental in India’s innings. India’s impressive score was greatly enhanced by Singh’s undefeated 69 runs off 39 balls, which was adorned with two fours and six massive sixes.

With the ball, Fareed Ahmad steals the show.

Fareed Ahmad was the standout bowler for Afghanistan, taking wickets of Virat Kohli, Sanju Samson, and Yashasvi Jaiswal. At pivotal times, his three significant wickets placed pressure on the Indian batting lineup.

The Batting Brilliance of Afghanistan

With remarkable batting efforts, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran (captain), and Gulbadin Naib captured attention, each reaching a half-century (50, 50, and 55, respectively). Their efforts helped Afghanistan reach a competitive total and created the conditions for a thrilling conclusion.

Washington Sundar’s Valuable Bowling Performance

Washington Sundar was India’s bowling hero as he responded to the Afghan attack, taking crucial wickets of Mohammad Nabi, Azmatullah Omarzai, and Ibrahim Zadran.

Super Over Crazy: Rohit’s Dramatic Run-Out

When Rohit Sharma faced Fareed Ahmad of Afghanistan in the second Super Over, the tension peaked. After hitting 11 runs in a thrilling last-ball situation, Rohit was run out, leaving Afghanistan needing 12 runs to win.

Excellent Bowling by Ravi Bishnoi Seals the Deal for India

Afghanistan had a difficult job before of them in the Super Over: chasing the target of 12 runs. But Ravi Bishnoi was up to something else. The Indian spinner put on a masterclass, taking Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Mohammad Nabi for wickets to ensure India won by 11 runs in the Super Over.

The third Twenty20 International between India and Afghanistan will go down in history as a thrilling and unpredictable game that never fails to excite cricket fans.

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