India vs England second T20: Bumrah's last over heroics help India clinch thriller by 5 runs

30 January 2017, 12:13 PM
India win
India win

India clinched a thriller by 5 runs as it snatched victory from the jaws of defeat against England in the Nagpur T20. Bowlers, especially seamers Jasprit Bumrah and Ashish Nehra played brilliantly to help India level the 3 match series 1-1. Both of them took 5 wickets to halt England's chase.

A great bowling display by Jasprit Bumrah was instrumental in Indian victory as he defended eight runs in the last over. The speedsters mixed slow yorkers and fast deliveries to flummox the batsman. Further, he clean bowled Jos Buttler in the last over to help India clinch the dream victory.

India scored 144 for the loss of 8 wickets in their stipulated 20 overs whereas England could only manage 139 runs for the loss of 6 wickets.

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As far as India's innings were concerned, KL Rahul made a brilliant 71 in 47 balls to guide England's innings to 144. England completely lost the plot after Ben Stokes and Eoin Morgan were sent back by Indian bowlers.

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First Published: Sunday, January 29, 2017 10:40 PM
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