Australia Begins T20 World Cup Super-8 with Victory Over Bangladesh, Surpassing India


Australia has started with a win in the Super-8 by defeating Bangladesh in a rain-affected match. Australia defeated Bangladesh by 28 runs under the Duckworth Lewis rule. With this win over Bangladesh, Australia has also left Team India behind.

Australia has written the story of its dominance as expected. It has defeated Bangladesh in its first match of the Super-8 of the T20 World Cup 2024. Rain came in the match but due to it being too late, it could not save Bangladesh from defeat. The result of the match came out of Duckworth Lewis, in which Australia defeated Bangladesh by 28 runs. With this win over Bangladesh, Australia has also defeated Team India.

Now after the win over Bangladesh, we will tell you where Team India lagged behind Australia. But before that, just know the full condition of this match. In the match, Australia won the toss and decided to bowl first and they also got the benefit of it.

Bangladesh batting crumbled in front of Australian bowling

Bangladesh's first wicket fell on the third ball of the match. After this, however, there was a half-century partnership for the second wicket. But, as soon as it broke, the condition of Bangladesh's batting became bad. Bangladesh's most successful batsmen were captain Shanto and Tauheed. Both of them scored 40 and 41 runs. Bangladesh scored 140 runs for 8 wickets in 20 overs.

Rain came in Australia's run chase, match stopped, decision by DLS

Now Australia had a target of 141 runs. Chasing this target, the opening pair of Travis Head and David Warner added 65 runs to the score board for the first wicket. Head was out after scoring 31 runs in 21 balls, which included 3 fours and 2 sixes. His wicket was taken by Rishad Hussain. Rishhad also dismissed captain Mitchell Marsh in his next over, who could score just 1 run.

David Warner was still playing after scoring 53 runs off 35 balls and Maxwell was playing after scoring 14 runs off 6 balls when it started raining. During this time, Australia's score was 100 runs for 2 wickets in 11.2 overs. Meaning victory was not far away. But, the match stopped here and could not be started again. The result was that Australia was declared the winner. Pat Cummins, who took a hat-trick in the match, was chosen as the Player of the Match.

Australia beat Team India

With the victory over Bangladesh, Australia has beaten Team India in the points table of Group A. Leaving the Indian team behind in terms of better run rate, it has grabbed the first position. The Indian team is now at the second position in the points table of Group A. Australia's run rate is 2.471. Whereas India's run rate is 2.350.