India vs England, 2nd ODI Highlights: Reece Topley gets six as England beat India to level series | Cricket News – Times of India


LONDON: Indian top-order fell like ninepins as Reece Topley‘s 6 for twenty-four headlined a high quality England bowling efficiency in a series-levelling 100-run win whereas defending a modest goal within the second ODI on the Lord’s on Thursday.
With parity restored within the three-match collection, the decider on the Outdated Trafford in Manchester on Sunday guarantees to be a mouth-watering contest.

When the Indian bowlers put up one other spectacular present to bowl out England for 246 in 49 overs, little did one know that the visiting batters would inexplicably implode for a paltry 146 in 38.5 overs within the face of good seam and swing bowling from Topley.
As It Happened
David Willey (1/27 in 9 overs), seasoned Moeen Ali (1/30) and Liam Livingstone (1/4) additionally performed their components to perfection.

Topley’s figures had been the most effective by an Englishman on the ‘Mecca of Cricket’.
Having received the primary recreation by 10 wickets, the Indian crew could not have comprehended that the wheels of fortune would flip so swiftly.
With Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant all again within the dressing room simply after the primary Powerplay and solely 31 runs on board, there was just one attainable consequence.

Suryakumar Yadav (27), Hardik Pandya (29) and Ravindra Jadeja (29) did strive their bit however the scores would definitely present an even bigger image of the sort of plight Indian batters endured through the chase.
Dhawan (9 off 26 balls) and skipper Rohit (0 off 9 balls) seemed distinctly uncomfortable as 6 toes 5 inch tall Topley hit the seam and, together with his peak, additionally extracted disconcerting bounce constantly.
Figuring out that Rohit is a compulsive hooker and puller, Topley saved it full and a typical left-armer’s supply that goes via with the angle discovered the Indian captain plumb in-front.
Dhawan, whose keep on the wicket was as painful as Rohit, tickled one down the leg-side to Jos Buttler.
Kohli’s 22-second brisk stroll down the Lord’s Lengthy Room was elegantly filmed by the broadcasters as he was seen getting his collars up whereas getting into the taking part in area.
It was adopted by three picturesque photographs — an off-drive, an on-drive and a canopy drive — all out of prime drawer however the propensity to play the whole lot on front-foot caused his downfall.
Left-arm pacer Willey angled one on the off-stump and as soon as once more the previous India captain misjudged the size together with his front-foot set off. The resultant nick was gleefully accepted by skipper Buttler behind the stumps.

Rishabh Pant (0) in a blue Indian jersey has typically been a pale shadow of what he’s in white flannels. A full toss was deposited to the mid-on fielder off seamer Brydon Carse. It was 31 for 4 and all of a sudden a goal of 247 seemed mammoth.
Suryakumar Yadav (27 off 29 balls) appeared to begin from the place he had left in Nottingham throughout that unimaginable T20 hundred.
Together with Pandya, he added 42 runs earlier than Topley, coming in for his second spell, bought one to bounce further and compelled the batter to go for a non-existent minimize shot when there was naked minimal room for execution.
Earlier, Yuzvendra Chahal’s intelligent variations complemented by Hardik Pandya’s regular quick medium bowling noticed India bowl out England for a manageable 246 in 49 overs after opting to area.
Nonetheless, it was Moeen Ali (47 off 64 balls) who took the assault again to the opposition camp together with his audacious hooked and pulled sixes interspersed with slog sweeps as England’s whole had some semblance of respectability after the dreaded top-order promised a lot however delivered little.
Moeen and David Willey (41 off 49 balls) added 62 runs for the seventh wicket to assist arrange a 250-run goal after 200 seemed unbelievable at one time limit.
On a two-paced observe, Chahal (10-0-47-4) was good in managing his lengths whereas giving the ball plenty of air as he removed England’s ‘Massive Three’ — Jonny Bairstow (38), Joe Root (11) and Ben Stokes (21) — after which snuffed out Moeen simply when he was trying harmful.
On the different finish, Pandya (6-0-28-2), who’s slowly getting his bowling rhythm again, chipped in with wickets of Jason Roy (23) and Liam Livingstone (33) to choke the run-flow as Rohit Sharma had one other high quality day in workplace, maneuvering his six-man assault.
Mohammed Shami (10-0-48-1) was regal as ordinary as he castled rival skipper Jos Buttler (4) with a pointy inswinger that tailed in late.
Jasprit Bumrah (10-1-49-2) and Shami had been as soon as once more within the zone though it wasn’t as large a debacle for England in comparison with the opening recreation.
It was through the center overs that Chahal was glorious as he managed the white Kookaburra like a yo-yo, at occasions pushing the supply fuller and at occasions shortening the size.
The deliveries to dismiss Bairstow, Root and Stokes had been all of various lengths whereas Moeen Ali, in direction of the fag-end, was completed in by the road of the supply.
Nevertheless it all got here to a nought on the finish of all of it.


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