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T20 World Cup: India whip Namibia by 9 wickets in Virat Kohli's last game as captain

 India pounded Namibia by nine wickets to give Virat Kohli a triumphant goodbye in his last match as Twenty20 commander and finish their fru...

 India pounded Namibia by nine wickets to give Virat Kohli a triumphant goodbye in his last match as Twenty20 commander and finish their frustrating World Cup crusade on a high on Monday. 

India, who retired from the competition on Sunday, rode on a 86-run opening stand between Rohit Sharma, who hit 56, and KL Rahul, who made an unbeaten 54, to arrive at their objective of 133 in 15.2 overs in Dubai. 

India, the 2007 heroes, completed the competition with three successes from five Super 12 matches however passed up the semi-finals. 

"I realize we have not gone far in this World Cup, however we have had some great outcomes in T20 and partook in playing together," said Kohli, who lost the throw in both of India's losses by Pakistan and New Zealand. 

"It's a round of edges, T20 cricket. You talk around two overs of cricket with expectation in the initial two games and things might have been unique. 

"We were not valiant enough, as I said. We are not a group that will give (the) excuse of throws." 

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Namibia closed down with a solitary success in their first appearance in the Super 12 phase of the T20 World Cup. 

Indian spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin took three wickets each to set up the triumph after they held Namibia to 132 for eight. 

David Wiese scored 26 off 25 balls and lifted Namibia from an unsafe 94-7 to a decent aggregate, however it was sufficiently not to challenge an incredible Indian batting line-up which came great towards the business end of the competition. 

Rohit, who stays the leader to assume control over the T20 obligations from Kohli, hit his second 50 years of the opposition. 

Rohit at long last tumbled to Jan Frylinck's left-arm medium speed yet solely after he crushed seven fours and two sixes in his 37-ball thump. 

Rahul kept up the speed to make his third back to back fifty and struck the triumphant limit. 

Suryakumar Yadav hit an unbeaten 25 off 19 balls. 

India had simply figured out how to post 151 and 110 in their initial two misfortunes against Pakistan and New Zealand that scratched their odds of making the semi-finals. 

New Zealand beat Afghanistan on Sunday to dispense with India from the opposition and join Pakistan as the groups into the last four from Group 2. 

In the last Super 12 match, the Indian bowlers took control after pace initiate Jasprit Bumrah sent back Michael van Lingen for 14 to end a 33-run opening stand. 

Jadeja hit multiple times with his left-arm turn and off-spinner Ashwin likewise shook the Namibian center and lower request with figures of 3-20. 

Wiese put on 23 for the eighth wicket with Frylinck, who made an unbeaten 15, to add helpful runs in the last couple of overs. 

"Just once we return we'll have the option to acknowledge we played a magnificent degree of cricket," said Namibia skipper Gerhard Erasmus. 

"We can take a great deal of up-sides separately and as a group we'll accept this experience all in all. Great establishment for us assuming we need to make the subsequent stage."

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