- Saiman Das
T20 World Cup 2022: England’s Speedster Mark Wood pulled up in practice on Tuesday, putting England’s titanic semifinal match against India at risk of yet another injury setback.
The pacer left the training without participating further and, according to sources, will undergo a fitness evaluation before the crucial game. The Three Lions are already concerned about top batter Dawid Malan’s health after he suffered a groin injury against Sri Lanka in their final Super 12 match. Watch T20 World Cup news here.
But Jos Buttler is having a lot of trouble sleeping because of their premier fast bowler’s most recent failure. Mark Wood’s lightning-quick deliveries ignited the tournament, taking nine wickets in the process.
Dawid Malan, the previous No. 1 T20I batter in the world, also took part in a brief training session while England’s medical staff kept an eye on his groin problem. Phil Salt seems to be the most suitable option for the starting batter.
In the England batting order in the event that Malan is unable to recuperate in time.It had previously been disclosed by Moeen Ali, a teammate of Malan’s, that the top-order batter’s situation wasn’t looking good.
And that it was unlikely that he would play for the Three Lions against India. He has consistently been one of our top players. I’m not sure, but to be quite honest, it’s not looking good. He got scans yesterday, and when he returned, we didn’t really know much, but it wasn’t looking good, Moeen Ali had previously told the BBC.
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On Thursday, November 10 at the Adelaide Oval, the second semi-final will feature a match between India and England. With 8 points, India won Group B, while England came in second in Group A with 7 points.
India hasn’t really made a mistake in the ICC T20 World Cup 2022. Rohit Sharma only lost to South Africa. India has dominated with bat and ball in all four of the other matches against Pakistan, Netherlands, Bangladesh, and Zimbabwe.
Since winning the 2013 Champions Trophy, India has failed to capture an ICC championship. India has since advanced to the 2014 and 2016 ICC T20 World Cup finals and semifinals.
This time, India under the leadership of Rohit Sharma will like to defeat an assured-looking England in the semifinals. With Suryakumar Yadav, Virat Kohli, Arshdeep Singh, and Hardik Pandya performing admirably, India has looked strong with both bat and ball.
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