In cricket on 20th July, international cricket witness some action-packed drama on the field in different parts of the world. India locked horns with West Indies in the 1st ODI. After suffering defeat humiliation in the T20I series, Australia managed a strong bounce back as they outclassed West Indies by a margin of 133 runs in the 1st ODI. Senior pacer Mitchell Starc grabbed 5 wickets giving away just 48 runs in his 10 overs spell. In batting, Alex Carey played captain’s knock of 67 runs
WI vs AUS 1st ODI Match Report
AUS 252/9 (49) (Alex Carey- 67, Ashton Turner- 49, Hayden Walsh- 5-39)
WI 123 (26.2) (Kieron Pollard- 56, Hayden Walsh- 20, M Starc- 5-48)
Man Of The Match- Mitchell Starc (5-48)
England came face to face against Pakistan in the 3rd T20I and won a close game. The latter scored 154 runs in stipulated 20 overs with the help of Mohammad Rizwan’s decent knock of 76 runs. But, hosts chased down the target with two balls to spare in their kitty. Jason Roy from England played a match-winning knock of 64 runs off 36 balls studded with 12 boundaries and a six.
ENG vs PAK 3rd ODI Match Report
PAK 154/6 (20) (M Rizwan (wk)- 76, Fakhar Zaman- 24, Adil Rashid- 4-35)
ENG 155/7 (19.4) (Jason Roy- 64, Dawid Malan- 31, Mohammad Hafeez- 3-28)
Man Of The Match- Jason Roy (64)
India and Sri Lanka were involved in the 2nd game of the three-match ODI series. Sri Lanka gave a tough fight to strong-looking Team India. The hosts managed a respectable total of 275 runs in stipulated 50 overs. Yuzvendra Chahal and Bhuvneshwar Kumar took three wickets each. In batting, Team India’s top order failed and left them struggling. However, Deepak Chahar and Suryakumar Yadav played impressive knocks with the bat and took India home with their 2nd consecutive win in the series.
SL vs IND 2nd ODI Match Report:-
SL 275/9 (50) (Asalanka- 65, Avishka Fernando- 50, Yuzvendra Chahal- 3-50)
IND 277/7 (49.1) (Deepak Chahar- 69*, Suryakumar Yadav- 53, W Hasaranga- 3-37)
Man Of The Match- Deepak Chahar (69*)
Zimbabwe faced Bangladesh in the final ODI of the three-match series at Harare Sports Club, Harare. Both the teams fought hard for a win. In the end, Bangladesh won the game by 5 wickets. Tamim Iqbal scored a mesmerizing century against the hosts and guided his team to win. Meanwhile, Shakib Al Hasan was awarded Man of The Series for his contribution with the bat and ball.
ZIM vs BAN 3rd ODI Match Report:-
ZIM 298 (49.3) (Chakabva- 84 RUNS, Ryan Burl- 59 RUNS, M Rahman- 3-57)
BAN 302/5 (48) (Tamim Iqbal- 112, Nurul Hasan- 45*, Wesley Madhevere- 2-45)
Man Of The Match- Tamim Iqbal (112)