In the 42nd of the T 20 World Cup 2022, India won the match by 71 runs with Zimbabwe due to great performance in batting and bowling. After winning this match, India was placed at the top position with a maximum of 8 points and qualified for the semi-final of the T 20 World Cup 2022 in Group 2. Zimbabwe was placed in the last position with only 3 points in Group 2 after losing this match as per the points table.
Earlier, India won the toss and chose to bat first and made a huge score of 186/5 in 20 overs due to great batting by Suryakumar Yadav 61* (25), K.L. Rahul 51 (35), and Virat Kohli 26 (25). Sean Williams 2/9 (2), Sikandar Raza 1/18 (3), Richard Ngarava 1/44 (4), and Blessing Muzarabani 1/50 (4) were good bowling from the Zimbabwe side. After this inning, India set a huge target of 187 runs in 20 overs for Zimbabwe to win this match.
During chasing, Zimbabwe was all out at only 115 runs in 17.2 overs and lose this match by 71 runs with India due to great bowling by Ravichandran Ashwin 3/22 (4), Mohammad Shami 2/14 (2), Hardik Pandya 2/16 (3), Arshdeep Singh 1/9 (2), Bhuvneshwar Kumar 1/11 (3), and Aksar Patel 1/40 (3,2). Ryan Burl 35 (22), Sikandar Raza 34 (24), and Craig Ervine 13 (15) were good batting from the Zimbabwe side.
Suryakumar Yadav (IND), 61* (25), was declared as the Player of the Match due to his great performance in batting.