Left-arm pacer Reece Topley starred as England defeated India by 100 runs within the second One-Day Worldwide at Lord’s on Thursday to attract stage in the three-match sequence.
Topley put in an excellent efficiency and picked key wickets to complete with figures of 6/24 from 9.5 overs – the all time bowling figures for England in males’s ODIs.
India captain Rohit Sharma received the toss once more and opted to bowl as former skipper Virat Kohli, who missed out on the primary recreation on account of a groin subject, returned to the taking part in XI instead of Shreyas Iyer.
England openers Jason Roy (23) and Jonny Bairstow (38) gave the hosts a strong begin however Hardik Pandya joined the bowling assault within the ninth over and removed Roy.
It was then Yuzvendra Chahal’s flip to run by the English high order as he dismissed Bairstow, Joe Root (11) and Ben Stokes (21). Mohammed Shami then cleaned up England captain Jos Buttler for 4 and the hosts discovered themselves in a precarious place at 102/5.
However Liam Livingstone (33), Moeen Ali (47) and David Willey (41) offered essential contributions thereafter to make sure England completed with a aggressive complete of 246 all out.
India acquired off to a poor begin of their chase, getting their first run off the bat with the twenty seventh supply of the innings. Rohit was trapped in entrance by Topley for a duck and the wickets stored falling persistently.
Shikhar Dhawan was dismissed for 9 earlier than Rishabh Pant additionally acquired out for zero. Kohli’s first three scoring photographs had been assured front-foot drives for 4, however he was despatched packing in acquainted vogue for one more low rating of 16.
Suryakumar Yadav (27) and Hardik Pandya (29) acquired begins however perished making an attempt to speed up. Ravindra Jadeja (29) and Mohammed Shami (23) then added 39 runs for the seventh wicket however they fell off consecutive deliveries and that sealed the guests’ destiny.
India had been finally bowled out for 146 in 38.5 overs because the hosts earned a complete victory to pressure a sequence decider.
The third and ultimate ODI between India and England will probably be performed on the Previous Trafford in Manchester on Sunday, July 17.