IND vs ENG: The Indian team suffered a sensational defeat against England in the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup 2022. This defeat of Team India by 10 wickets had an effect on the hearts of crores of Indian cricket fans. After this defeat, some players of the team also looked very disappointed. In this episode, Hardik Pandya, who played an innings of 63 runs in 33 balls in the semi-final, also looked very disappointed. He said that this defeat of the team is no less than a shock. Let us tell you that the Indian team, considered to be a strong contender for the World Cup, was defeated by the British team by 10 wickets and made it to the final.
Star all-rounder Hardik Pandya said he is “shocked, hurt, disappointed” after India’s 10-wicket loss to England in the T20 World Cup semi-final on Thursday. Pandya played a brilliant innings of 63 runs in 33 balls to help India make 168 for six but England achieved the target in 16 overs. Pandya tweeted, “Disappointed, hurt, shocked. It is difficult for all of us to accept this result. We have thoroughly enjoyed the relationship with our fellow players, we fought for each other at every step. Thanks to our support staff for months of dedication and hard work.”
Hardik further wrote, “Thank you to our fans who supported us everywhere, we are thankful to all of you. This was not to happen, but we will keep fighting.” India’s next tour is New Zealand’s limited overs series in which the team will play three T20 Internationals and as many ODIs, starting on November 18. Talking about the performance of Team India, in the World Cup, India won 4 out of 6 matches and had to face defeat in 2. In Super 12, India finished the Super 12 round by winning 4 out of 5 matches, finishing on top of Group 2.
Disappointed in the semifinals
Talking about the semi-final match, after losing the toss, the Indian team, playing first, scored 168 runs for 6 wickets while playing first. In reply, the England openers made the match one-sided and scored 170 runs in just 16 overs to register a 10-wicket win for India out of the tournament. With this win, the British advanced to the final where they will face Pakistan on 13 November in Melbourne. Pakistan had defeated Group 1 topper New Zealand in the first semi-final.