IND vs ENG, 2nd ODI Highlights: Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes Power England To Series-Levelling Win
India vs England (IND vs ENG) ODI Series 2021: Jonny Bairstow slammed a century to help England defeat India in the 2nd ODI, at the MCA Stadium in Pune. The visitors also levelled the series.
England defeated India by six wickets in the second ODI, at the MCA Stadium in Pune, on Friday. The visitors also levelled the series, 1-1. Chasing a target of 337 runs, openers Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow started brilliantly for the visitors, piling continuous pressure on Indian bowlers. Roy slammed 55 runs before his departure due to a run out. Bairstow was well-supported by Ben Stokes, and scored 124 off 112 balls. Stokes missed out on a century, losing his wicket after scoring 99 runs. Dawid Malan (16) and debutant Liam Livingstone (27) remained unbeaten to help their side seal a win, finishing at 337 for four in 43.3 overs. India's bowling order put in a poor display, with Prasidh Krishna taking two wickets and Bhuvneshwar Kumar registering a dismissal. Earlier, the hosts wrapped up their first innings at 336 for six in 50 overs, with KL Rahul scoring a ton (108 off 114). Virat Kohli (66) and Rishabh Pant (77) also made noteworthy contributions, but couldn't prevent a defeat for their side. Reece Topley and Tom Curran took two wickets for England. Meanwhile, Sam Curran and Adil Rashid registered a dismissal each. (SCORECARD)