Twitter Reacts As India Win Edgbaston T20I To Seal The Series vs England
Twitter Reacts As India Win Edgbaston T20I To Seal The Series vs England

The second game of the three-match T20I series between Rohit Sharma-led India National Cricket Team and Jos Buttler-led England National Cricket Team was played at the Edgbaston, Birmingham on Saturday, July 9.

India National Cricket Team won the second match by 49 runs against England National Cricket Team to get an unassailable lead of 2-0 and the last match of the series will be played at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Sunday, July 10.

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Earlier, England won the toss, opted to field first in the match and they made two changes to the playing XI as David Willey and Richard Gleeson replaced Tymal Mills and Reece Topley.

Richard Gleeson PC- Twitter
Richard Gleeson PC- Twitter

India, on the other hand, made 4 big changes to the match-winning combination as Virat Kohli, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah and Rishabh Pant were included in the playing XI and Deepak Hooda, Axar Patel, Arshdeep Singh and Ishan Kishan were dropped.

Looking at the playing XI, many expected India’s modern-day greats, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli, to open the innings, but Rishabh Pant opened the innings with Rohit.

India continued their aggressive approach in the second T20I and registered scores of 8,7,17 and 11 in the first four overs. Debutant Richard Gleeson bagged his maiden T20I wicket in his first over, which was the 5th over of the match, by dismissing India captain Rohit Sharma, who scored 31 runs off 20 balls.

At the end of the powerplay, India were at 61/1. Debutant Richard Gleeson in the 7th over of the match bowled a maiden over and bagged wickets of Virat Kohli for 1 and Rishabh Pant for 26.

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In the 11th over, Chris Jordan produced a two-wicket over by dismissing Suryakumar Yadav and in-form Hardik Pandya on back-to-back deliveries. Dinesh Karthik started off slow and scored 17-ball 12 before getting run out in the 16th over.

In the end, Ravindra Jadeja scored brilliant 46 runs off 29 balls, including 5 fours, to help India post 170/8 on the board.

While defending the target, Bhuvneshwar Kumar opened the attack for India and he cleaned up Jason Roy for a golden duck and bowled a maiden over. In the third over of the match, Bhuvneshwar once again dismissed Jos Buttler.

After that, Yuzvendra Chahal dismissed Harry Brook and Dawid Malan while Jasprit Bumrah dismissed Liam Livingstone and Sam Curran to reduce England to 60/6.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Image Credits: Twitter)
Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Image Credits: Twitter)

In the end, Hardik Pandya dismissed Moeen Ali for 35 and David Willey fought well scoring unbeaten 33 runs, but England were bowled out for 121.

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Twitter Reacts As India Win Edgbaston T20I To Seal The Series vs England

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