World Cup 2019: Ravindra Jadeja’s sensational fifty helps India fightback from the dead

Ravindra Jadeja celebrates his half-century. (Reuters)

Ravindra Jadeja’s sensational fifty off 39 balls resurrected India’s hope of a dramatic win in a tense semifinal against New Zealand in Manchester on Wednesday.

Jadeja’s half-century is the first 50+ score by a number eight batsman in a World Cup knockout match.

Ravindra Jadeja is one versatile cricketer, who draws your attention when he plays. He plays aggressively and is the only Indian player to score three first-class triple centuries in his career.