IND VS ENG 2nd T20: India Beat England By 49 Runs

IND VS ENG 2nd T20: India Beat England By 49 Runs
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IND VS ENG 2nd T20: Team India won the fourth consecutive series against England on the strength of the bowlers. Fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3 for (15)) helped India beat England by 49 runs in the second T20I played here on Saturday, thanks to the excellent bowling of Jasprit Bumrah (2 for 10). Team India has taken a 2-0 lead in the three-match series. India has captured the fourth consecutive T20 series against England.

England won the toss and invited the visitors to bat. Ravindra Jadeja scored an unbeaten 46 as India scored 170 for eight in 20 overs. In reply, England’s team was bundled out for 121 runs in 17 overs. Bhuvneshwar Kumar was adjudged player of the match.

Wanted to take retirement eight months ago

English medium pacer Richard Gleeson did not play any professional cricket till the age of 27. Till eight months ago, he was thinking of retiring due to a back injury. But in his very first match, he exploded with three wickets for 15 runs.

Ravindra Jadeja saved Team India

In this match too, Team India batted first and made a quick start. Rishabh Pant came to open with captain Rohit Sharma and surprised everyone. There was a partnership of 49 runs between the two, in which Rohit Sharma’s stormy 31 runs were included. Pant, who came to open for the first time, scored 26 runs.

Apart from Bhuvi, Jasprit Bumrah and Yuzvendra Chahal got 2-2 wickets. While Hardik Pandya and Harshal Patel also took 1-1 wickets. Moeen Ali scored 35 runs for England. In the end, David Willey scored 33 runs but no one could make his team win. Apart from them, Suryakumar Yadav (15)  and Hardik Pandya (12) flopped after scoring runs. In the end, Team India was saved by Ravindra Jadeja, who scored 46 runs in 29 balls and took Team India’s score to 170.

Virat couldn’t strike again

Top Indian batsman, Virat Kohli could not score any runs again. He returned to the pavilion after scoring just one run. Gleason also made him his victim. Virat is constantly battling with poor form.

Bhuvneshwar set a record storm

Indian fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar broke the record in the second T20. Bhuvneshwar has become the highest wicket-taker in the first over in international T20 cricket. He has taken 14 wickets so far and has left England’s David Willey (13) behind. At the same time, he got a wicket for the second time on the first ball of the innings. Nuwan Kulasekara of Sri Lanka is at the top with three wickets. Bhuvneshwar has become the first bowler to score 500 dot balls in T20 powerplay. The same Bhuvneshwar has dismissed Jos Buttler for the fifth time.

Rohit becomes the first Indian batsman to do so

Rohit Sharma scored 31 runs in 20 balls against England. During this, he hit three fours and two sixes. Rohit overtook Virat Kohli as soon as he hit the first four. Rohit has now become the Indian batsman to hit the most fours in T20 Internationals. Apart from this, he is the second batsman in the world to do so. Ireland’s Paul Stirling (PR Stirling) has hit the most fours in T20 Internationals.