LUCKNOW: India spinner Kuldeep Yadav on Sunday said beating a suffering England crew at the world Cup “wasn’t that hard” however an excellent victory despite the fact that towards the defending champions.
The hosts extended their unbeaten run to 6 games inside the event with a a hundred-run win to all but e-book their area inside the semi-finals.
India published 229-9 earlier than rapid bowlers Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah mixed to bowl out the opposition for 129 in 34.five overs.
“I mean to be very sincere it become desirable to win – beating the protecting champions,” Kuldeep, who took wickets including England skipper Jos Buttler bowled for 10, told journalists. “They do not have the first-rate event to this point. So it wasn’t that difficult — they restrained us for like 230.”
The left-arm wrist spinner stated: “We concept probable we should pick early wickets to be in the game and sincerely Jasprit and Shami did and after they have been four down for 40 runs, we simply trying to bowl in best areas and cause them to make mistakes.”
Shami back figures of four-22 and Bumrah struck 3 instances which include being on hat-trick at the begin to flatten the competition batting. India lost to England inside the 2019 world Cup which ended with England triumphing the trophy for the first time. “I suggest, I suppose conditions depend a lot. they have got the best crew,” Kuldeep stated when asked to compare England of 2019 and now. “They performed some simply properly cricket over the years and that they have the same gamers. So, nothing modifications.”