India vs Bangladesh 2nd T20 Match report: India won the second match of the three match T20 series played between India and Bangladesh in Rajkot. Team India defeated the visiting team Bangladesh by 8 wickets and made the series 1-1. Now the series decision match of this series will be held in Nagpur on 10 November.
In this match, Indian team captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and chose bowling. Batting first, Bangladesh’s team scored 153 runs losing 6 wickets in 20 overs. India achieved the target of 154 runs by losing two wickets in just 15.4 overs and won the match by 8 wickets. For India, Rohit Sharma scored a brilliant 85, which included 6 fours and 6 sixes.
In the second innings, Dhawan teamed up with Rohit to give the team a strong start and a 118-run partnership between the two. This partnership was broken by Aminul dismissing Dhawan. Shikhar Dhawan scored 31 runs off 27 balls. Rohit Sharma missed his century and he scored 85 runs off 43 balls. Rohit was also caught out by the ball of Aminul. Shreyas Iyer remained unbeaten on 24 and KL Rahul 8 runs for India.
The Bangladesh team took great advantage of the powerplay after losing the toss and batting first. Liton Das and Mohammad Naim put together 54 runs in 6 overs without losing wickets. However, due to a mistake of Rishabh Pant during this period, the wicketkept misjudged the ball and collected to ball before it crossed the stumps. However, on the second ball of the 8th over, Rishabh Pant completed his work by running out Liton Das (22 balls 29 runs).
Bangladesh got the second blow in the form of Mohammad Naim who scored 36 runs and was caught by Shreyas Iyer off Washington Sundar. Rahim, the hero of victory in the last match, could not manage to score runs in this match and was caught out after scoring four runs. His catch was caught by Krunal Pandya off Chahal. Soumya Sarkar was batting well and he was stumped by Chahal at the hands of Rishabh for 30 runs.
India got the fifth wicket in the form of Afif Hussain who scored 6 runs and was dismissed by Rohit Sharma off Khaleel Ahmed. The sixth shock to the visiting team was in the form of captain Mahmudullah, who scored 30 runs and was caught out by Shivam Dubey off Deepak Chahar. At the same time, Mossadek Hussain remained unbeaten on 7 and Animul Islam scored 5 runs. On the other hand, for India, Yuzvendra Chahal got 2, Deepak Chahar, Khaleel Ahmed and Washington Sundar got 1-1 wickets.
India as well as Bangladesh have not made any changes in their playing eleven. This match is being played at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot. After winning the first match of this series, the visiting team Bangladesh has taken a 1-0 lead. In such a situation, the Indian team would like to change their Delhi defeat in Rajkot.
This is the playing eleven of both teams
Indian team: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Shivam Dubey, Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Deepak Chahar and Shardul Thakur.
Bangladesh team: Soumya Sarkar, Linton Das, Mohammad Naeem, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicketkeeper), Mahmudullah (captain), Mossadeq Hussain, Afif Hussain, Aminul Islam, Saiful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman and Al-Amin Hussain.