The hustle ends after the match, but the entertainment begins after the match. After India vs Australia 2nd T20I, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Axar Patel made an entertaining video. In the video, Axar Patel challenged Ruturaj Gaikwad to give the match report in 60 seconds as he will try to distract him.
India crushed Australia by 44 runs in the 2nd T20I to gain a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. Ruturaj Gaiikwad has played as an opener in both games. He got out for a duck in the opening match but came up with a brilliant knock in the 2nd match.
Watch: Ruturaj Gaikwad Performs 60-Second Challenge
BCCI shared a funny video of Ruturaj Gaikwad and Axar Patel on X (Twitter). While Gaikwad took up the challenge to present the match report in 60 seconds, Patel distracted him with his words, a bottle of water, and an orange. However, Gaikwad managed to complete the challenge. Have a look at the video below.
Ruturaj Gaikwad faces the race against time ⏳
60 seconds in hand to deliver a Match Report and a distractor in the name of Axar Patel ?
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 27, 2023
Meanwhile, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Axar Patel showed a brilliant performance in the India vs Australia 2nd T20I. Gaikwad slammed 58 runs as an opener. Patel bowled a brilliant spell by conceding just 25 runs across 4 overs and picking 1 wicket.
India crushed Australia by 44 runs in the 2nd T20I at Greenfield International Stadium. Batting first, the hosts piled up a gigantic 235-4 on the scoreboard. Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, and Ishan Kishan slammed their fifties to propel India to a big total. Rinku Singh also added 9-ball-31 towards the end.
Later, Ravi Bishnoi and Prasidh Krishna grabbed 3 wickets from each other in India. Arshdeep Singh, Mukesh Kumar, and Axar Patel grabbed 1 scalp each to halt Australia at 191-9. For Australia, Marcus Stoinis (45), Tim David (37), and Matthew Wade (42*) smacked brilliant knocks. Openers Steve Smith and Matthew Short hit 19 runs each.
Earlier in the opening game, India won by 2 wickets. Hence, the men-in-blue have gained a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. India vs Australia 3 T20I will take place on Tuesday, November 28. The venue of the match is Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati. In the absence of Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav leads India in the series.