ICC WORLD CUP T20: Emotional Virat Kohli takes India into semi-finals | Scorecard

28 March 2016, 09:40 AM
India vs Australia
India vs Australia

Title favourites India stormed into the semifinals of the World T20 cricket tournament with a sensational six-wicket victory over Australia in their final group match, relying on Virat Kohli's batting heroics.

After restricting Australia to 160 for 6, Kohli (82 not out) provided the spark with a superlative display of batting to help India overhaul the target with five balls to spare in a thrilling showdown at the I S Bindra Stadium.

India turned the game on its head in the last four overs with the flamboyant Kohli unleashing a flurry of shots to take the game away from the Australians much to the delight of the capacity home crowd.

Live Cricket Scorecard: India vs Australia

India, who were the overwhelming favourites going into the tournament, have been far from convincing in the three games they have played so far.

Teams:

India:  Rohit Sharma , Shikhar Dhawan , Virat Kohli , Suresh Raina , MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh , Hardik Pandya , Ravindra Jadeja , R Ashwin , Ashish Nehra , Jasprit Bumrah 

Australia: Usman Khawaja , Aron Finch , David Warner , Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell , SR Watson , James Faulkner , Peter Nevill, Adam Zampa , Nathan Coulter-Nile , Josh Hazlewood 

First Published: Sunday, March 27, 2016 07:18 PM
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