It’s a numbers game: The plan behind India’s shenanigans

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It’s a numbers game: The plan behind India’s shenanigans

Once they knew England were on their way to victory, Kohli's men had to take as few risks as possible

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You might have marvelled at England’s death bowling in Sunday’s men’s World Cup game against India at Edgbaston.

Or you might have marvelled at India’s cunning in protecting their net run rate by not taking risks that might have cost them wickets.

India would have known the match was lost in the 46th over, when Hardik Pandya tried to hammer Liam Plunkett somewhere over the rainbow and sent a top edge down long-on’s throat...

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