MSD & Yuvi Continue India’s Fightback – After a fantastic 1st ODI at Pune, now the action has started live at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack. England winning the toss in 2nd ODI opted to field first. The only change in visitors team was Plunkett was picked instead of Adil Rashid. While Umesh Yadav has been left out from Indian side and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar has been given a chance in 2nd ODI.
Opting to field first has proved to be a good decision for England. India has lost their top 3 batsmen for very cheap runs. After cracking start from India, Woakes delivered the first breakthrough on the first ball of third over. KL Rahul was caught by Stokes for just 5 runs.
The crowd had mixed reaction to the wicket as they wanted to see KL Rahul scoring runs but also were excited to watch Kohli walking out to bat. Virat Kohli started his innings with a boundary. But his innings did not last long. In the same over itself, Woakes dismissed Virat for mere 8 runs.
Lots were expected from out of form Shikhar Dhawan but the left-hander failed to prove the critics wrong. He too was trapped by Chris Woakes leaving India struggling at 24/3. Now Indian cricket fans are hoping MSD and Yuvraj Singh, the senior most players in sides continue to pile up runs inorder to rescue the home side from misery.
MSD & Yuvi Continue India’s Fightback
After being in the spot of bother at 24/3, India’s senior players MSD and Yuvi are batting sensibly. At the mark of 13 overs, India was at 62/3. The both batsman share total experience of 600+ ODIs between them and now its time to prove all critics that two seniors deserve their place in the side. Stay tuned for India vs England 2nd ODI live score.