England stay alive, beat India by 100 runs to level the series 1-1

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Image Source : Twitter (@ICC) England won by 100 runs

London| Old Trafford, Manchester are in for a treat on Sunday as England suffered a 100-run defeat to the leading Indian side to level the series 1-1. When India came into this competition, momentum was in their favor as they beat England by 10 wickets in the first ODI played at Kennington Oval. Sensing the circumstances, India won the toss and invited England to bat first. The hosts did not repeat the mistakes of the previous match and started very cautiously. Dashers like Bairstow and Roy gave enough respect to Bumrah and Shami’s thunderbolts and only worked on bad deliveries they rarely got.

Jason RoyCouldn’t hold the crease for long as he fell victim Hardik PandyaThe delivery took place and then Yuji Chahal started working his magic. The English batsmen could not read Chahal’s spinning puzzle and started sweeping and reverse sweeping him. Chahal soon disbanded their plans and started tearing apart the pieces of the English batting. Bairstow, Root, Stokes and the likes of Moeen Ali There was no answer to Chahal’s talent and he headed back towards the pavilion. England were bundled out for 246, an easy target for India as the sun went down on the wicket of Lord’s.

when the pair Rohit Sharma And Shikhar Dhawan Walked out, everyone was expecting him to repeat his Oval heroes but Rohit was having a tough time against England pacer Reece Topley and threw his wicket away. Virat Kohli The one who is struggling started on a very positive note but David Willey trapped him and left India 31/4. With almost half of the top order gone, India were always playing a lucrative game. Even Pant and Suryakumar Yadav could not make any significant contribution to the game and before anyone knew, Mohammed Shami got included in Ravindra Jadeja There are still 146 runs left. Before India could understand anything, Topli had blown them up.

Reece Topley took six wickets and was adjudged the player of the match. India will now take on England for the decider of the series on 17 July 2022.


England Playing XI: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe RootBen Stokes, if butler(w/c), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Craig Overton, David Willey, Bryden Cars, Reece Topley

India’s Playing XI: Rohit Sharma(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant(w), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra ChahalPrasidh Krishna