India vs England, 2nd T20I: As it happened...

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England have won the 2nd T20 International in Mumbai by 6 wickets. Morgan played a captain's innings and smashed a six off the last delivery to win the match for his team.

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ENGLAND Over: 20 II Score: 181/4

Last over and England need 9 runs to win. Dinda will bowl the last over. Morgan hits one just short off the man at long on. A single taken.
Smashed to long off by Buttler for a single. Poor bowling from Dinda.
Morgan hits one on the bounce to the man at deep mid wicket. Single taken.
Buttler was looking for the paddle sweep but in the last minute hits it to third man. Two runs taken.
Buttler misses the ball and the batsmen scamper through for a single. Dhoni misses a run out opportunity.
Dinda runs in and pulls out. A discussion on between the senior players. Morgan smashes it straight over Dinda for a SIX

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ENGLAND Over: 19 II Score: 169/4

Awana comes into the attack. Buttler gets a single off the first ball.
Morgan on strike to Awana. Smashes it to deep mid wicket for a single.
Buttler gets a full toss past mid off for a boundary.
Gets a single off towards mid on.
Morgan on strike to Awana. Smashes it straight past the bowler but fantastic stop by Raina at mid off. Just a single.
Buttler smashes one straight over the bowler for a SIX

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ENGLAND Over: 18 II Score: 155/4

Dinda into the attack. Patel guides the first ball to third man for a single.
Another short one goes over point and goes for a boundary. Much needed boundary for England. Poor bowling from Dinda.
Morgan gets a couple of runs towards the on side.
Gets a single towards the off side. Morgan looking in good touch.
Samit Patel hits one in the air and Gambhir takes an easy catch at mid wicket.
Morgan hoiks one over deep mid wicket for a SIX
SR Patel c Gambhir b Dinda 9 (10b 1x4 0x6)

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ENGLAND Over: 17 II Score: 141/3
Patel smashes Chawla over cover for a boundary.
No run. Patel hits it straight to the man at cover.
Patel gets a single towards long on.
Morgan smashes one straight past the bowler for a single.
That one goes past the outside edge of Patel’s bat.
This time he hits it firmly to long off for a single.

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ENGLAND Over: 16 II Score: 134/3
Awana into the attack. Starts off with a short one and Patel hits it in the air which Chawla drops at fine leg. Batsmen take a single.
Beats Morgan outside the off stump.
Morgan slashes the next ball towards sweeper cover for a single.
Patel strokes another short of a length delivery straight to the man at cover.
Patel strikes it towards long on for a single.
Morgan slashes one over covers for a boundary.

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ENGLAND Over: 15 II Score: 127/3

Yuvraj into his last over. Morgan pulls one tolong on for a single.
Hales gets a single off the pads towards deep mid wicket.
Morgan cuts it hard square on the off side for a single.
Yuvraj picks up the wicket of Hales. Swept straight to the man at deep backward square leg.
Samit Patel walks into the middle. Morgan is on strike as the batsmen had crossed over. Boundary to deep square leg.
No run off the last ball.
AD Hales c Dinda b Yuvraj Singh 42 (33b 4x4 1x6)

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ENGLAND Over: 14 II Score: 120/2

Chawla strays down the leg side again and Morgan sweeps it past fine leg for a boundary.
This is a much better line. Morgan taps it to mid wicket for a single.
Full toss and Hales smashes it to sweeper cover for another boundary.
Hales gets a single of the next ball.
Good ball. Beats Morgan outside off stump.
Morgan gets a single off the last ball towards mid on.

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ENGLAND Over: 13 II Score: 109/2
Hales gets a leg bye off Yuvraj. He is looking in great touch.
Morgan gets that one past covers for another single.
Hales cuts it late but straight to the fielder.
This one is a bit short and Hales gets it to deep square leg for two runs. Great effort from Dinda in the boundary.
Hales gets a single to backward square leg.
Morgan sweeps one for another single.

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ENGLAND Over: 12 II Score: 103/2
Morgan comes to the crease. Hales gets a single off Ashwin towards mid wicket.
Morgan chips the ball towards sweeper cover for a single.
Hales plays the next one on the on side for another single.
Morgan reverse sweeps this one for a boundary.
Gets a single to short thid man.
Hales gets a single off the last ball. Nine runs off the over.

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ENGLAND Over: 11 II Score: 94/2
Wright comes down the track and drives it straight to Rahane at covers.
No run off the next delivery.
Wright gets a leg bye
Dinda overruns a sweep from Hales but manages to keep it down to a single.
Wright gets a couple of runs towards deep backward point.
Big appeal and Yuvraj strikes again. Wright plumb in front.

LJ Wright lbw b Yuvraj Singh 5 (10b 0x4 0x6)

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ENGLAND Over: 10 II Score: 90/1

Chawla starts off with a short one and Wright slaps it straight to long off for a single.
Full toss from Chawla. Goes past Raina at covers for a boundary.
Another single to sweeper cover for a single.
Another single to long off.
Wrong one from Chawla and Hales taps it to point.
Hales gets a couple of runs between deep mid wicket and long on.

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ENGLAND Over: 9 II Score: 81/1

Yuvraj comes into the attack and starts off with a slow flighted ball outside off stump. Hales takes a single.
Lumb walks out and the balls sneaks through to Dhoni who dislodges the stumps. Lumb is gone and India have broken the partnership.
Luke Wright comes to the crease. Another slow flighted delivery and Wright defends it.
Similar delivery and similar shot. No run taken.
This time Wright dabble sweeps it to fine leg for a single.
Another single taken by Hales.

MJ Lumb st Dhoni b Yuvraj Singh 50 (34b 6x4 2x6)

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ENGLAND Over: 8 II Score: 79/0

Ashwin will continue. Hales comes down the track and flicks it between mid wicket and long on for a SIX
Takes a single off the next ball.
This one takes the outside edge and goes wide of Dhoni for a boundary. Lumb gets to his fifty.
Defends the next one.
Walks down the track but Ashwin pulls it short and Lumb hits it straight to the bowler.
Beats the batsman outside off stump.

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ENGLAND Over: 7 II Score: 68/0

Chawla replaces Awana. He also starts off with a short one on the pads. Lumb gets a leg bye.
That’s better bowling. Hales cuts it away for a single.
Chawla gives this one a bit of air and Lumb gets it past covers for a single.
Hales hits the next one straight to the man at mid off.
This one hits the pads and the batsmen scamper through for another single.
The last ball is hit straight past the bowler. The batsmen two runs.

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ENGLAND Over: 6 II Score: 62/0

Ashwin is hit for a SIX straight over the bowler’s head.
This time Ashwin bowls on the pads and is dabbed towards deep square leg for a single.
Hales sweeps one towards deep square leg for a boundary.
That one is in the air and falls just short of diving Raina at mid on. The batsmen go through for a single.
Lumb looking for a quick single but decides against it.
Chawla saves a certain boundary. Just one run off it.

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ENGLAND Over: 5 II Score: 49/0

Awana replaces Dinda. This time he starts off with a fuller one outside off stump. Lumb gets some bat on it and the ball runs wide of third man for a boundary.
This one is a good length ball and is hit straight to the man at covers. No run taken.
Lumb gets another boundary towards mid off.
This is a peach of a delivery. Lumb beaten outside off stump. Good comeback from Awana.
Awana bowls this short and straight at Lumb’s pads. Single taken.
Another good length delivery hit to covers. No run taken.

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ENGLAND Over: 4 II Score: 40/0

Ashwin into the attack. Starts off with a short ball. Hales pulls it to backward square leg for a single.
Lumb strokes it from his pads towards deep mid wicket for a couple of runs.
Another one on the shorter side from Ashwin but the ball goes straight to mid on. No run taken.
Another couple of runs for Lumb towards deep square leg.
Dabs this one to backward point for a single.
No run off the last ball.

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ENGLAND Over: 3 II Score: 34/0

Dinda to continue. Lumb gets a leg bye to square leg for a single.
Hales almost played that ball onto the stumps but the batsmen scamper through for a single.
Another short one on the pads. Lumb mistimes a pull and gets a single towards square leg.
Hales hits a short one straight to the man at deep square leg and Awana drops a simple catch. Dinda is livid. A single taken.
Lumb hits that one to deep mid wicket for a boundary.
Short one and down the leg side. That is called a wide.
Slower one which hits Lumb’s pads. An appeal from the Indians but no response from the umpire.

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ENGLAND Over: 2 II Score: 25/0

Awana will bowl from the other end. He starts off with another short one. The ball goes past the batsman to the wicketkeeper.
Another short one which takes the top edge of Lumb’s bat and goes for a four over the wicketkeeper.
Similar delivery and similar shot from Lumb but this time he gets a SIX
This ball is fuller and Lumb strokes it to the fielder at mid off.
Another short one mistimed by Lumb but the ball falls safely and the batsmen get a couple runs.
This one gets the edge and runs to third man for a single.

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ENGLAND Over: 1 II Score: 12/0

Ashok Dinda will start proceedings for India. Lumb square cuts one to third man who overruns the ball and lets it go for a boundary.
No run off the second delivery. Good line and length.
Another shorter one which Lumb manages to hit towards fine leg for a single.
Another short one outside off stump and Hales square cuts it for a boundary.
Gets a couple of runs again towards the same position.
Wide outside off stump. The batsman lets it go to Dhoni.
This one is short and straight into Hales’ body. No run off the last ball.

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INDIA Over: 20 II Score: 177/8
Last over of the innings to be bowled by Dernbach. Ashwin on strike for India. Ashwin attempts to hoik that one on the leg side but the ball goes towards covers but the batsmen take a single.
Raina on strike. He mistimes the slower ball and takes a single to put Ashwin back on strike.
Ashwin scoops one straight to the fielder at sweeper cover.
Chawla comes into the crease. The batsmen had crossed over though so Raina is on strike. That one is a above the waist and Raina gets a couple of runs. No ball called for height.
Raina gets a single to silly point.
Chawla swings hard but misses the ball. They go through for a quick single.
Raina gets a single. Chawla is run out looking for a second run.

R Ashwin c Lumb b Dernbach 1 (3b 0x4 0x6)
PP Chawla run out 0 (1b 0x4 0x6)

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INDIA Over: 19 II Score: 169/6

Raina mistimes a pull off Bresnan.It goes for a single towards mid off for a single.
Dhoni pulls one towards deep square leg for another boundary.
Dhoni gets a couple of runs off Bresnan towards deep mid wicket.
Dhoni pulls one straight to the fielder at mid wicket who takes a comfortable catch.
Ashwin comes to the crease. Gets a single off the first ball.
Raina hits the last ball straight to the bowler.

MS Dhoni c Patel b Bresnan 38 (18b 3x4 2x6)

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INDIA Over: 18 II Score: 161/5
Dhoni hooks a short one from Dernbach over deep square leg for a SIX
Dhoni dabs on the leg side and manages to get a couple of runs.
Dhoni pulls another one for a couple of runs towards deep square leg.
This one is played straight to the man at backward point.
Dhoni dabs another towards the leg side and sprints through for two runs.
Dhoni hits one straight over the bowler for a flat SIX

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INDIA Over: 17 II Score: 143/5

Raina goes inside out and hits the ball for a boundary.
Gets a single to third man.
Dhoni gets one towards deep mid-wicket for a single.
Raina gets a top edge off a short ball which flies over the keeper for a boundary.
Raina smashes a slower one from Meaker towards deep mid wicket for a SIX
Raina helps one outside leg stump towards fine leg for another boundary.

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INDIA Over: 16 II Score: 123/5
Bresnan into the attack. Raina gets an outside edge which beats the wicketkeeper. Gets a single to third man.
Dhoni places one past fine leg for a boundary.
Dhoni hits that one straight to the bowler.
The ball takes Dhoni’s bat and just beats the keeper down the leg side. Great effort to stop the boundary.Dhoni takes two runs.
Dhoni hits it straight to the man at backward point.
This time he gets it past backward point and gets a couple of runs.

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INDIA Over: 15 II Score: 114/5

Rohit is bowled by TredwellRohit plays across the line to a straight one from the off spinner. The ball crashes onto his stumps.
Dhoni comes to the crease. Smashes one off theback foot towards deep covers for a single.
Leading edge almost carries to the bowler. Was looking to work it to the on side.
Raina gets a single towards the on side.
Dhoni dabs it to the man at square leg.
Dhoni edges one past the keeper for a boundary.

RG Sharma b Tredwell 24 (19b 1x4 1x6)

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INDIA Over: 14 II Score: 108/4

Wright continues to Rohit. He smashes one beautifully over mid off for a boundary.
The next one is hit straight to the bowler.
Rohit comes up with an elegant drive to deep extra cover. Good fielding on the boundary restricts it to a couple of runs.
Gets another single to long on.
Raina cuts really late towards third man for a couple of runs.
Raina hits the last ball straight to the bowler. No run.

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INDIA Over: 13 II Score: 99/4

Raina pushes the first ball back to the bowler.
Raina gets a single off Tredwell towards mid on.
Rohit punches one off the backfoot for a single.
Raina plays one towards the off side for a couple of runs.
Raina gets another single to fine leg.
Rohit gets another single off the last ball towards mid off.

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INDIA Over: 12 II Score: 93/4

Rohit gets a single off the first ball.
Raina plays two dot balls.
Raina finally gets off the mark with an un convincing pull off a short one from meaker.
Rohit dabs it to deep square leg for another single.
Raina tries to pull a slow bounder but mistimes it and gets a single.

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INDIA Over: 11 II Score: 88/4

Gambhir gets a single off the first ball.
Rohit flicks one straight to the man at short cover.
Gets a single to cover. Quick single taken.
Gambhir tries to hoik this one but he fails to get it past the fielder.
Gambhir miscues a pull short off a short one from Wright. The ball goes up in the air and is taken by Bresnan at third man.
Suresh Raina comes into the crease. Rohit takes a single off the last ball.

G Gambhir c Bresnan b Wright 17 (27b 1x4 0x6)

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INDIA Over: 10 II Score: 86/3
Gambhir hits Tredwell to mid off for a single.
Rohit hits it straight back to the bowler.
Rohit comes out of the crease and hits it straight over long off for a SIX
Rohit plays it straight to the man at mid off.
Square cuts this delivery straight to the man at backward point. Gets a single.
Gambhir takes a single off the last ball

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INDIA Over: 9 II Score: 77/3
Yuvraj smashes a short one from Luke Wright straight to the man at mid on. Big wicket for England
Rohit Sharma comes to the crease. Gets a single towards gully. Another oppurtuinity for Rohit to impress.
Gambhir gets a single with a dab towards the off side.
Rohit drives one to sweeper cover for a single
Gambhir gets a single to fine leg.
Rohit plays the late cut for a couple of runs.

Yuvraj Singh c Root b Wright 4 (5b 0x4 0x6)

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INDIA Over: 8 II Score: 71/2

Gambhir gets a single of Tredwell towards deep backward point.
Yuvraj gets off the mark.
Gambhir plays one off the backfoot towards deep square leg.
Yuvraj gets a couple of runs towards third man.
Yuvraj hits it straight to fine leg. They get a single.
Hits one straight to the bowler.

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INDIA Over: 7 II Score: 65/2

Meaker starts off with a slower. Kohli guides it to fine leg for a single.
Gambhir gets a couple of runs towards backward square leg.
Gambhir tries to whack it but fails to get it past the fielder.
Meaker bowls another wide down the leg side. Was attempting the short ball again.
One bye off another short one down the leg side. This time the wicket keeper fails to collect the ball.
India have lost the big wicket of Virat Kohli
Yuvraj comes to the crease. Slip in place for him. Down the leg side again and that’s another wide.
Yuvraj blocks one good lenth ball. No run
V Kohli lbw b Meaker 38 (20b 7x4 0x6)

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INDIA Over: 6 II Score: 59/1

Luke Wright is driven beautifully through covers for a boundary.
Tries to get a single off a dab on the off side but decides against it.
Gets a couple of runs off a no ball towards backward square leg.
Free Hit: Kohli smashes it past the mid on fielder for a boundary.
Kohli flicks one beautifully off the pads towards deep square leg for a boundary.
Gets another one past mid off for another ball. The 50 run partnership comes up in 25 balls.
A single to mid on for a single. 20 runs off the over.

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INDIA Over: 5 II Score: 39/1

Meaker into the attack for England. Gambhir blocks it with comfort.
Gets a single off the second ball. Gambhir dabbed a length ball towards the leg side.
Meaker slips one way down the leg side. The keeper’s dive went in van as the ball was too wide for him. Goes for a boundary.
Kohli pulls a short one from Meaker towards deep square leg for a boundary.
Another single for Kohli.
Gambhir tries to smash that one on the off side but fails to make contact.
This time Gambhir pulls one to the boundary.

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INDIA Over: 4 II Score: 24/1

Kohli showing his class with two immaculate boundaries off the first two deliveries.
No run off the third ball.
Short one from Dernbach but its way too short and called a wide.
Kohli dabs that one to covers and gets a single.
Gambhir smashes one straight to the man on mid-off.
Gambhir gives himself room and gets a single towards third man.

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INDIA Over: 3 II Score: 13/1
Gambhir gets a single off the first ball.
Kohli gets a couple of runs off Bresnan.
Kohli gets another single. Good running from the Indians.
Another single for Gambhir who angles one towards backward point.
Kohli blocks that ball towards the off side.
Gets a single to silly mid off.

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INDIA Over: 2 II Score: 7/1

Dernbach will bowl from the other end. Rahane gets a single to deep square leg.
No run off the second ball to Gambhir.
Short one from Dernbach to Gambhir. Gambhir tries to hook but is beaten by the pace on the delivery.
Gambhir walks out of his crease and smacks one to deep square leg for a single.
Rahane is gone. India lose their first wicket.
Beats Kohli outside the off stump.
AM Rahane c Root b Dernbach 3 (5b 0x4 0x6)

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INDIA Over: 1 II Score: 5/0

Gautam Gambhir and Ajinkya Rahane out in the middle for India. Tim Bresnan will start proceedings for England.
Gambhir plays a short of a good length ball straight to the man at point.
The second ball is wide down the leg side. Bresnan was trying to slip in the short ball but had no control on his line.
Gambhr glances one on the on side and gets off the mark.
Rahane on strike to Bresnan. Beats Rahane outside off stump. A bit of movement for the tall fast bowler.
Rahane off the mark with a dab to backward point.
Leg byes for Gambhir.
Rahane gets another single to third man for a single

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TOSS: England have won the toss and have decided to field first.

India have made one change. Rohit Sharma replaces Ravindra Jadeja in the playing eleven.

For England Joe Root comes in for Briggs.

India (Playing XI): Gautam Gambhir, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravichandran Ashwin, Parvinder Awana, Piyush Chawla, Ashok Dinda

England (Playing XI): Michael Lumb, Alex Hales, Luke Wright, Eoin Morgan(c), Joseph Root, Samit Patel, Jos Buttler(w), Tim Bresnan, James Tredwell, Stuart Meaker, Jade Dernbach

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Mumbai: India will be bolstered by their win in the 1st T20 International in Pune. Yuvraj Singh looked to be in good touch and will be looking to extend his good form to the 2nd T20 International in Mumbai.

England, after having a fantastic Test series, will be disappointed with their loss in the 1st T20 International in Pune. They will be looking to put up a much better performance in Mumbai.

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India Squad

MS Dhoni (c & wk), Gautam Gambhir, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Parvinder Awana, Piyush Chawla, Ashok Dinda, Virender Sehwag, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rohit Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Abhimanyu Mithun

England Squad

Eoin Morgan (c), Jos Buttler (wk), Michael Lumb, Alex Hales, Luke Wright, Samit Patel, Tim Bresnan, James Tredwell, Stuart Meaker, Danny Briggs, Jade Dernbach, Jonathan Bairstow, James Harris



First Published: Friday, January 18, 2013 - 12:21

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