IND vs ENG 2nd ODI: England entangled in Yuzvendra Chahal’s spin, India need 247 runs to win the series


New Delhi. India and England (India vs England 2nd ODI) The second match of the three-match ODI series is being played at Lord’s ground. Batting first, England has set a target of 247 runs for the victory in front of Team India. The English batsmen were seen battered in front of the spin of Indian team’s star leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal. Chahal took four wickets for 47 runs in the second ODI. For England, all-rounder Moeen Ali and David Willey could only struggle a little. The visiting team failed to play 50 overs in front of the Indian bowlers in the second consecutive ODI.

Earlier, India captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bowl first. In the second consecutive ODI, the Indian bowlers proved the captain’s decision right. England openers Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow gave the team a good start in this match. Both added 41 runs for the first wicket. It seemed that the England team has recovered after the crushing defeat in the last match. But Hardik Pandya gave England the first blow in the 9th over by dismissing Jason Roy for 23 runs.

After this, Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow tried to bring the team back on track by playing a partnership of 31 runs. But in front of Chahal’s spin on the Lord’s ground, the England team kept on falling one wicket after the other. Chahal first bowled Bairstow on a personal score of 38 runs. After this, Joe Root (11) and Ben Stokes (21) were dismissed leg before. At the same time, in the second match in a row, England’s new captain Jos Buttler could not do anything special. He was bowled by Mohammed Shami on a personal score of 4 runs. Half of England’s team returned to the pavilion on the score of just 102 runs.

Video: Jonny Bairstow tried to sweep shot off Yuzvendra Chahal’s ball and got bowled

Liam Livingstone, who landed at number six, and experienced all-rounder Moeen Ali took the team out of trouble by sharing a 46-run partnership for the sixth wicket. At one time both the players were seen taking England towards a big score. Meanwhile, captain Rohit handed over the bowling to Hardik Pandya again. Pandya, who was in tremendous form in the year 2022, made Livingstone his victim on a personal score of 33 runs.

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The England team, which was reduced to just 110 runs in the first ODI, could have been reduced to the second match too soon, but Ali and David Willey put a peg at the crease. Both shared a 62-run partnership for the seventh wicket. And helped England score 200 crosses. Moeen Ali gave his wicket to Yuzvendra Chahal after scoring 47 runs.

David Willey also struggled from the other end and played an innings of 41 runs. Willie was caught by Shreyas Iyer off Jasprit Bumrah in the 47th over. The 9th blow to England was given by the famous Krishna in the 48th over. Brydon Cors was dismissed lbw by the Indian fast bowler after scoring 2 runs. After this, in the very next over, Jasprit Bumrah bowled Reece Topley to end England’s innings.

Tags: India Vs England, Jos Buttler, Mohammad Shami, Rohit Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal

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