Sports news | WC T20: Sachin Tendulkar shows two 'crucial moments' that helped India beat Australia

New Delhi [India]June 25 (ANI): Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has identified two key moments that helped India register a 24-run win over Australia in the ongoing Super Eight match of the T20 World Cup 2024 at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium.

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“Well done India! Two key moments defined our victory today: @akshar2026's stunning strike and Travis Head's @Jaspritbumrah93 effort. I can't wait for the semi-final,” Tendulkar wrote in X.

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To summarize the match, Australia won the toss and decided to play India.

Rohit Sharma (32 runs off 41 balls, 7 fours and 8 sixes) played a big knock with a strike rate of 224.39. Captain Rohit's knock helped India put 205/5 on the scoreboard in the first innings. Suryakumar Yadav (31 runs off 16 balls, 3 fours and 2 sixes) and Hardik Pandya (27* runs off 17 balls, 1 four and 2 sixes) played supporting roles and put up strong scores.

Mitchell Starc and Marcus Stoinis led the Australian bowling attack after picking up two wickets each in their respective spells.

While chasing runs, Travis Head (76 runs off 43 balls, 9 fours and 9 sixes) hit a dangerous shot, but Jasprit Bumrah dismissed Australia's opener in the 17th over. Mitchell Marsh (37 runs off 28 balls and 3 fours and two sixes) also tried his best to reach the target of 206 runs, but failed against the Indian bowling attack.

Arshdeep Singh led the Indian bowling attack after picking up three wickets in his four overs and helping India win the match by 24 runs.

Indian captain Rohit Sharma was named man of the match after his superb knock in the first innings. (that I)

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