2nd ODI: Reece Topley’s career-best 6/24 sends India hurtling to 100-run defeat | Cricket News – Times of India


If ace pacer Jasprit Bumrah took 6/19 to form India’s 10-wicket thumping win over England on the Oval within the first ODI, it was the flip of seamer Recce Topley to return the praise within the second ODI at Lord’s, as he took 6/24 in 9.5 overs to fireside the hosts to a dominating 100-run victory within the second ODI on Thursday. These at the moment are one of the best ODI figures by an England bowler towards India.
England’s very good comeback, after being hammered within the opener, has helped them tie the rating 1-1 and arrange an thrilling finale, with the ODI collection decider to be performed on July 17 at Outdated Trafford.
AS IT HAPPENED
Like England noticed their batting implode within the first ODI, India too suffered a horrible top-order collapse which noticed them crash to 31 for 4 within the twelfth over. Chasing 247, the guests folded for 146 in 38. 5 overs. Making issues tough for India together with his excessive level of launch attributable to his tall body, Topley despatched again each India’s openers, skipper Rohit Sharma (0 off 10 balls) and Shikhar Dhawan (9 off 26 balls), earlier than getting the in-form Suryakumar (27 off 29 balls), Shami (23), Chahal (3) and Krishna (0).
Brydon Carse dismissed Rishabh Pant (0, 5b) and David Willey took out an out-of-form former captain Virat Kohli (16, 25b, 3×4) as England’s pacers breathed hearth on a pitch which had a bit of additional bounce. Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya every scored 29 off 44 balls, however each perished to England’s spinners. Whereas Pandya holed out to deep mid-wicket off Moeen Ali, Jadeja performed throughout a easy supply from Liam Livingstone.

The poor present by India’s batsmen would’ve left the bevy of former India cricketers at Lord’s on Thursday, together with Sachin Tendulkar, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, MS Dhoni, Harbhajan Singh and Suresh Raina disillusioned.

Rohit was trapped LBW off one which got here in, whereas Dhawan was caught down the leg-side, as India’s famed openers, after placing on an unbeaten 114-run stand within the first ODI, suffered utterly contrasting fortunes within the second recreation of the collection. India’s put up begin turned worse when Pant, having superior from his crease, spooned a full toss from Brydon Carse to substitute fielder Phil Salt mid-on, changing into the second Indian batsman after Rohit to get out for a duck.

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Having unleashed three wonderful drives, Kohli discovering his long-lost Midas contact, however succumbed to his tendency to play a ball that he might’ve left alone outdoors the off-stump, a typical left-arm seamer’s supply leaving him. ‘Sky’ appeared good, earlier than chopping one onto his stumps.
Earlier, England threatened to implode for the second time in a row, earlier than their lower-order batsmen Moeen Ali (47, 64b, 2×4, 2×6), David Willey (41, 49b, 2×4, 2×6) and Liam Livingstone (33, 33b, 2×4, 2×6) rallied to assist them end at a decent 246 in 46 overs.

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If Bumrah tormented England on Tuesday, it was the flip of the wily leggie Chahal, who took 4 for 47, one of the best figures by an Indian bowler in an ODI at Lord’s.


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