2nd T20I: India Edge Out England In Thriller, Level Series 1-1
India rode on a brilliant bowling performance from Jasprit Bumrah to beat England by 5 runs in the 2nd T20I to level the three-match series 1-1
India beat England by 5 runs in the second T20I in Nagpur on Sunday. The hosts have levelled the three-match series 1-1. (All photos courtesy of BCCI)
Earlier, KL Rahul scored 71 runs as India ended their innings at 144/8 from their 20 overs.
Skipper Virat Kohli, who opened the innings with Rahul could manage only 21 runs.
The Indian team had worn black armbands for the match following the death of India U-19 fitness trainer Rajesh Sawant.
English bowlers put on a good show as Indian batsmen struggled to add quick runs.
Manish Pandey scored 30 runs to help India put up a respectable total.
Chris Jordan picked three wickets for England.
Ashish Nehra picked two early wickets for India in response.
Amit Mishra too chipped in with the crucial wicket of Eoin Morgan.
Nehra removed Ben Stokes at a crucial juncture, helping India stop England's advance in the late stages.
Jos Buttler was dismissed in the final over by Bumrah as the tide started turning in India's favour.
Jasprit Bumrah gave away just two runs from the final over as India set up a series decider, to be held in Bangalore on Wednesday.