In a nail biting finish against Australia , India failed to defend 14 runs in the last over. This means , Australia took a lead in the 2 match T20 series.
On one hand , Jasprit Bumrah‘s second last over was praised by everyone. On the other hand , comeback man Umesh Yadav failed to defend 14 runs left by Bumrah.
Bumrah second last over heroics gave India the the fighting chance to win the match. He took 2 crucial wickets and gave-away just a couple of runs. Then came , Umesh yadav at the last over. Pat Cummins and Jhye Richardson was there to face Yadav. He missed his spot a couple of times which led the tailenders takeaway the match.
Yadav was heavily criticised for his poor performance . Indian fans were very much disappointed with the pacer.
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It’s Okay : Jasprit Bumrah
In the post-match conference, the pacer Jasprit Bumrah said:
You try your best, and you’re clear in your execution. Some days it works, some days it doesn’t. Nothing to be worried. We wanted to close the game in our favour but it’s okay.
The captain, Virat Kohli said :
We almost pulled off this game. But on this wicket, around 140-145 would have been a very good score. There was low bounce and it was difficult to hit big shots. It’s always difficult to chase on these kind of wickets.
Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru is where the second and final match of the series will be held. The Outcome of the series will be known there.