The second match of the 5-match T20 series between India and England took place yesterday at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Team India defeated the English team by 7 wickets and won the match. With this victory, India has now brought the series to 1-1. Virat Kohli and Ishan Kishan played explosive innings in this match for Team India.
India achieved the 165-run target from England for 3 wickets in 17.5 overs. Team India won the match by scoring 166 runs and captain Kohli hit the winning six. He scored an unbeaten 73 off 49 balls. During this, he hit 5 fours and 3 sixes. Kishan played an explosive inning of 56 off 32 balls. Kishan hit 5 fours and 4 sixes during the batting with a strike rate of 175, but was dismissed by Adil Rashid later. Rishabh Pant contributed 26 runs off 13 balls. He hit 2 fours and 2 sixes. Shreyas Iyer remained unbeaten on 8 runs.
Earlier, Kohli decided to bowl first after winning the toss and England scored 164 for 6 wickets. Team India reached the target of 165 runs. Jason Roy scored the highest 46 runs in the match for England. Eoin Morgan contributed 28, Dawid Malan contributed 24 and Ben Stokes contributed 24. Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur took 2 wickets each for India. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Yuzvendra Chahal scalped a wicket each.