Alex Hales, bowlers script five-wicket victory over India as England level three-match T20I series

FirstCricket Staff, Jul,07 2018
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    Alex Hales (58*) steered England home with 2 balls to spare and 5 wickets remaining. After losing the first T20I, the hosts levelled at Cardiff. Reuters

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    On T20I debut, Jake Ball, struck in his first over to get rid of India opener Rohit Sharma early in the innings. AP

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    Centurion in the first T20I, KL Rahul, also departed early in his innings after he was done by a delivery from Liam Plunkett, pushing India on the backfoot. AP

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    India captain Virat Kohli steadied the innings, building partnerships with Suresh Raina followed by MS Dhoni and finishing with 47 helping his side to a fighting total of 148. AFP

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    Defending a modest total Umesh Yadav uprooted Jason Roy's middle stump to provide India with early advantage. AFP

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    Jonny Bairstow's cameo of 28 off 18 balls, including couple of sixes off Kuldeep Yadav proved to be instrumental for England's win. Reuters





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3634 125
2 South Africa 3589 112
3 Australia 3499 106
4 New Zealand 2354 102
5 England 3772 97
6 Sri Lanka 3182 91
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6298 126
2 India 5743 122
3 South Africa 3842 113
4 New Zealand 4602 112
5 Pakistan 3391 103
6 Australia 3699 100
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3972 132
2 India 4601 124
3 Australia 2570 122
4 England 2448 117
5 New Zealand 2542 116
6 South Africa 2058 114