Team India defeated Scotland by 8 wickets with 81 balls to spare in the Super 12 round match of T20 World Cup 2021 on Friday. After this some members of the Indian team went to the dressing room of Scotland to meet the players and shared their experiences with the cricketers.
Cricket Scotland captured these valuable moments on camera and shared some photos on social media. Sharing the photo on Twitter, Cricket Scotland wrote, ‘Great time for Virat Kohli and company.’
Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah and Ravichandran Ashwin were seen interacting with the Scots cricketers in the dressing room. It is noteworthy that before the Super 12 round match against India, Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer had said that he would like the presence of Virat Kohli in the dressing room.
Coetzer wanted Virat Kohli and the Indian cricketers to interact and inspire the Scots team. Talking to ANI, Coetzer had said, ‘We are looking forward to meeting him. They are wonderful ambassadors of the game. We want our boys to talk to him, be it Kohli or Williamson or Rashid Khan. It’s the only good way to learn. We have met the players in the pub before, but can’t meet now.
Coetzer added, “The squad will learn from experience. It was great to play against India, Pakistan, New Zealand and Bangladesh. It is a great experience to play against legendary teams at the top level. Boys will get many experiences not only in cricket but also in life. We are ranked 12th in the world and where some people talk about the gulf, but I think we have achieved a good achievement.
Even though the Scots seemed to be struggling in the Super 12 round, they impressed with some strong performances in the competition. It is believed that Scotland will do well in the future.
India beat Scotland in a one-sided match
India beat Scotland by 8 wickets with 81 balls to spare in the Super 12 round of the T20 World Cup. In the match played in Dubai, Scotland batted first and the entire team was all out for 85 runs in 17.4 overs. In reply, the Indian team achieved the target in 6.3 overs for the loss of two wickets.
Indian team needed to chase the target in 7.1 overs to improve the net run rate. But KL Rahul scored a half-century in 18 balls and India won the match 10 balls already. Suryakumar Yadav stamped India’s victory by scoring a six.