R Ashwin

It was spinner R Ashwin led Indian bowling attack that had the hapless United Arab Emirates spinning in confusion at the bowlers paradise, the WACA Ground in Perth. Defending champions India showed sheer brilliance in their Group B fixture of 2015 Cricket World Cup showdown against minnows UAE to leave the side stuttering at 102 all out, their lowest ODI score beating the previous lowest of 123. Take a look at the three highlights of Match 21 of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Also catch Live Cricket Score India vs United Arab Emirates Ball by Ball Updates, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Match 21, here.

1—UAE decides to bat first bravely but fails miserably on ground

After winning the toss, United Arab Emirates captain Mohammad Tauqir decided to send his team to bat first on the bowler’s paradise, the WACA Ground in Perth. But the grit and intensity that the side showed in the previous two matches of the 11th edition was missing against the World Champions Indian side. They lost both openers under five overs with Indian frontline bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav breathing fire.

2—R Ashwin spins magic

He produced the best bowling figures of his ODI career with 4-25. He has been among wickets in the tournament but in this match he wrecked havoc among UAE batsmen. The batsmen  looked all at sea facing an inform Indian attack and kept loosing wickets at regular intervals . The spin duo of Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin were the chief destroyer  claiming six wickets of the ten to fall .

3—Team India’s bowling attack come together

One does not get to see the united strength of Indian team’s bowling attack but at Perth all the bowlers chipped in with wickets to wrap UAE batting line-up. Right from the strike bowlers Umesh Yadav and Bhuvneshwar Kumar to spinners R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja along with medium pacer Mohit Sharma chipping with wickets for the side. Also Read: ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Schedule in IST: Time Table, Fixture & Venue Details of all WC 2015 Matches