india vs australia 2nd t20


In India vs Australia 2nd T20 India had a thumping win against Australia at SCG (Sydney Cricket Ground) in the 2nd T20 by 6 wickets. India needed 14 runs in the last over but Hardik Pandya’s 2 sixes and 1 two took India home. Hardik Pandya and Shreyas Iyer fabricated 47 runs for the 5th wicket. India is leading the series by 2-0. 

Hardik Pandya smacked three 4s and 2 sixes in his innings of 42 run off 22 balls. Iyer also played a big role by scoring 12 off 5 balls under pressure. 

Winning the toss Australia made 195 runs for the loss of 4 wickets.  Captain Matthew Wade notched up 58 runs off 32 balls opening the innings.  Steven Smith also contributed with 46 runs off 38 balls before getting out by Yuzvendra Chahal.  Moises Henriques also played a handy knock of 26 runs off 18 balls. 

For India T Natarajan bagged 2 wickets for 20 runs, once again captivating the audience with his phenomenal variations. Chahal was expensive in the runs conceded 51 runs for 2 wickets. 

India went on the crease to overplay Australia with Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul. They gave India a grand start with 56 runs in just 5 overs. Kl Rahul made 30 runs while Shikhar Dhawan scored 52 in 36 balls. continuous 8-9 runs per over gifted India the victory.

Skipper Virat Kohli also joined the party along with Shikhar Dhawan made a quickfire 40 runs off 24 balls. 

Australian bowling pace bowling disappointed again. Andrew Tye took 1 wicket for 47 runs in 4 overs, Danial Sam was returned with an expensive figure of 1/41 in 3.4 overs. 

Both leggies Mitchell Swepson and Adam Zampa bagged 1 wicket respectively in the match. 

In India vs Australia 2ND T20 Hardik Pandya was adjudged Man of the Match for pulling off the match in the last over. 

India will face Australia for the 3rd T20 match on 8th December at SCG.

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