In the 33rd match of ICC T20 World Cup 2021, India won the first match by 66 runs with Afghanistan due to great performance in batting and bowling.
Earlier Afghanistan won the toss and chose to bowl first thus India first batted and made a huge score of 210/2 (20) due to great batted by Rohit Sharma 74 (47), K.L. Rahul 69 (48), and Hardik Pandya 35* (13). Karim Jannat 1/7 (1), and Gulbadin Naib 1/39 (4) were good bowled from the Afghanistan side.
During chasing, Afghanistan scored 144/7 (20) and lost this match by 66 runs with Afghanistan due to great bowled by Mohammad Shami 3/32 (4), Ravichandran Ashwin 2/14 (4), and Ravindra Jadeja 1/19 (3). Karim Jannat 42* (22), and Mohammad Nabi 35 (32) were good batted from the Afghanistan side. After winning this match, India was placed at the fourth position in the group 2 with 2 points.
Due to his great performance in batting, Rohit Sharma (IND) 74 (47), was declared as the Player of the Match.