On Friday, England defeated India by five wickets in the Second T20 International at Cardiff’s Sofia Gardens. In the three-match series, England have achieved a 1-1 draw.
India had a target of 149 runs for victory against England, which they got on the fourth ball of 20th over.
Alex Hale scored an unbeaten 58 off England. They were selected Man of the Match. Johnny Bairstow scored 28 runs.
Umesh Yadav took two wickets from India. He took 36 wickets in four overs and took two wickets while Bhuvneshwar, Hardik Pandya and Yuswendra Chahal took one wicket each.
In the first T20 International match, the Indian team defeated England, but after the victory the series of three matches is still equal to one-one.
Kohli scored 47 runs
Kohli-Dhoni pair steals run
Earlier, England captain Ian Morgan decided to field first by winning the toss. The Indian team started to bat was not good at the start.
On the final ball of the second over, Rohit Sharma caught Joe Butler caught by Jake Ball. Rohit scored only five runs. After this, Shikhar Dhawan and K.L. Rahul’s pair tried to add runs but Dhawan was run out after 10 runs in the fifth over.
It was Dhawan that the fifth ball of the fifth over was K.L. Rahul scored six runs and cleaned on Liam Plunkett’s ball. At that time the team’s total was three wickets for 22 runs.
After this Virat Kohli and Suresh Raina added to the team speed. In the 13th over, Suresh Raina was trapped by 27 runs while the team’s score was 79 runs but Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored a good run.
Kohli scored 47 runs in the 18th over and could not complete his half-century. Dhoni’s unbeaten 32 and Hardik Pandya’s unbeaten 12 helped India score 148 runs in five wickets.