Put in to bat, India posted 336 for six but Bairstow and Stokes butchered the Indian bowlers, adding 175 runs off 117 balls, as England gunned down the target in just 43.3 overs.
In both ODIs, Prasidh got wickets in his second spell with semi-new ball (as two new balls are used) and got a bit of stick from England batsmen during his opening overs.
India vs England: Sunil Gavaskar welcome to give me a ring and talk about my Test cricket, hits back Jonny Bairstow
Bairstow had scores of 0, 0, 0 and 28 in the four innings that he played in England's 1-3 Test series defeat against India, prompting Gavaskar to comment that he looked "uninterested".
A lineup that reads Rohit (Sharma), (Shikhar) Dhawan, Kohli, (KL) Rahul, (Rishabh) Pant and Hardik possesses, on potential and performance, a possible ceiling to perhaps even meet the celestial standards of England from recent times. So why ‘settle’?
Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes run riot as England level series with six-wicket win over India in second ODI
Catch the best moments from England's series-levelling win over India in the second ODI at Pune.
India vs England: Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes’ blitzkrieg helps visitors level ODI series with six-wicket win
Ben Stokes (99 off 62) played a breathtaking knock and missed out on a deserving hundred after a blazing 165-run stand with Jonny Bairstow, who struck a brilliant ton (124 off 112 balls).