Miscalculation…Mohali defeat repaid in Nagpur, India win by 6 wickets – News18 Lokmat RS News

Nagpur, September 23: India got rid of the defeat in Mohali by winning the second T20 match in Nagpur. First Akshar Patel did the best in bowling and then Rohit Sharma fought the fort from one side and gave India a decisive victory. The match was played at 8-8 overs due to a wet outfield. In that, India passed the challenge of 91 runs given by Australia in the last over by keeping 6 wickets. Rohit Sharma’s innings was decisive in India’s victory. He hit an unbeaten 46 off just 20 balls with 4 fours and 4 sixes. But in the middle overs, leg-spinner Adam Zampa chased back Rahul, Virat and Suryakumar and brought color into the match. But finally Rohit and Dinesh Karthik completed the winning task. When 9 runs were needed in the last over, Dinesh Karthik hit 1 four and a six to put the match in India’s pocket. Meanwhile, with this victory, Team India has tied the three-match series at 1-1. Therefore, the third match in Hyderabad will be decisive.

Wade’s bat fluttered again

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Earlier, Matthew Wade’s knock allowed Australia to put 90 runs on the scoreboard in 8 overs. Just like in the first match in Mohali, Wade dominated the Indian bowlers in this match as well. He hit an unbeaten 43 runs in 19 balls. Captain Finch contributed 31 runs. Akshar Patel was once again impressive for India. He chased down dangerous batsmen Cameron Green and Glenn Maxwell while conceding 13 runs in his two-over spell.

The match starts after two and a half hours

Meanwhile, the match started two and a half hours late as the outfield was wet. As the match started at 7.30, the Nagpur players got to see only 8-8 overs. The outfield was wet in this ground of Vidarbha Cricket Association due to rains in the last few days. But due to the efforts of the ground staff, the match was successfully started.

Published by:Siddhesh Kanase

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