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Ind-Eng T20I: India wins 2nd match by 49 runs; sweeps series

Ind-Eng T20I: India wins 2nd match by 49 runs; sweeps series


Birmingham: Beating England by 49 runs, India won the second T20 International match and clinched the three-match series with a 2-0 lead on Saturday. Indian victory was driven by Ravindra Jadeja's 46 off 29, along with skipper Rohit Sharma's 31 off 20 and Rishabh Pant's 26 off 15, PTI reported.

Chris Jordan (4/27) was the pick of the bowlers for England, while Richard Gleeson (3/15) snared three wickets on debut.

Chasing, England kept wickets at regular intervals to be bowled out for 121 in 17 overs.

Moeen Ali made 35 off 21 balls for England and was the highest scorer, while David Willey scored an unbeaten 33.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3/15) picked up three wickets for India, while Jasprit Bumrah (2/10) and Yuzvendra Chahal (2/10) scalped two wickets apiece.

India had earlier defeated England by 50 runs in the first T20I at Southampton.

Brief Scores:

India: 170 for 8 in 20 overs (Ravindra Jadeja 46 not out, Rohit Sharma 31; Chris Jordan 4/27, Richard Gleeson 3/15).

England: 121 all out in 17 overs (Moeen Ali 35; David Willey 33; Bhuvneshwar Kumar 3/15, Jasprit Bumrah 2/10, Yuzvendra Chahal 2/10).

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