IND vs AUS 2nd T20: India beat Australia by 6 wickets in a rain-affected match. The match was played for eight-eight overs.
Team India level the series. The third match will be played on 25 September. The second T20 match between India and Australia played here was affected by rain. The match started late by about two and a half hours due to wet ground and the number of overs was reduced to 8.
India won the toss and decided to bowl first. Australia scored 90 for 5 in 8 overs based on Matthew Wade (43 not out). Wade hit four fours and three sixes in his innings. At the same time, Smith was dismissed after scoring eight runs in five balls. India won the match scoring 92 for four in 7.2 overs and leveled the three-match series at 1-1. It is the third consecutive win in Nagpur of India.
For India, Axar Patel took two wickets for 13 runs in two overs. At the same time, Bumrah took one wicket for 23 runs in two overs. Hardik Pandya conceded 10 runs in an over and Yuzvendra Chahal conceded 12 runs in an over. Harshal Patel proved to be the most expensive. He conceded 32 runs in two overs and got no wicket.
Rohit Sharma- Man of the Match
Captain Rohit Sharma scored an unbeaten 46 off 20 balls for the Indian team and became the man of the match. He hit 4 fours and 4 sixes. With this Rohit Sharma also becomes the player hitting the most number of sixes in T20I. He added 39 runs in 2.5 overs with Lokesh Rahul (10 runs) for the first wicket. Earlier, the Indian team included Jaspreet Bumrah and Rishabh Pant in the playing XI.
Surprised by his innings
After the match, Rohit said,46 not out off 20 balls, I am a little surprised by this innings. When you play like this you don’t make any plans. You just play according to the match situation. I am happy with my innings and it was nice to see Jasprit Bumrah come back on the field.
Dinesh Karthik shined as the finisher
Indian team needed nine runs to win in the last over. In such a situation, Dinesh Karthik, throwing the last over, hit a six on the first ball of Daniels Sams and a four on the second ball, giving the team victory. Karthik scored an unbeaten ten off two balls and played the role of finisher brilliantly.
Team Management Troubled By The Continuous Disappointing Performance Of The Bowling Unit
Emergency meeting on the poor performance of bowlers. The Indian team management is very upset and worried due to the continuous poor performance of the bowlers. To find a solution to this problem, the coaching staff of Team India called an emergency meeting on Thursday and had a long discussion with the bowlers.
The problem is not technical but mental: The team management believes that the problem with the bowlers is not technical but mental. They need to be mentally strong in times of pressure.
Paddy and Mhambrey will session with every bowler: According to the report, Paddy Upton and Paras Mhambrey will meet each baller separately. They will try to know what is going on in the minds of the bowlers and what kind of problems are they facing.