Pune: After defeating Team India by 6 wickets in the second ODI, England’s acting captain Jos Buttler said after the match that stopping the Indian cricket team by 336 runs was a big success for their bowlers. .
Batting first, Team India had scored a big score of 336 for 6 wickets but England scored 337 for 4 wickets in 43.3 overs to level the three-match series 1-1. Now the decisive match will be played in Pune on 28th March.
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‘Managed to stop india’
Butler said in the award ceremony after the match, ‘I think we bowled very well so that could stop the Indian team on that score. Seeing the way he played in the last 10 overs, it can be said that we managed to stop him in the middle overs.
Bairstow-Stokes Great Partnership
Openers Johnny Bairstow (124 off 111 balls) and Ben Stokes (99 off 52 balls) shared their 175-run 114-ball partnership for the second wicket to take the match away from India with their stormy innings. Bairstow shared a 110-run partnership with Jason Roy (55) for the first wicket.
Butler praised Bairstow-Stokes
Jos Buttler said, ‘While chasing the target, we had a great partnership. Our openers have been our strength for a long time. The way Johnny Bairstow partnered with Ben Stokes was amazing.
Moin Ali’s awesome
England captain Butler also praised spinner Moin Ali, who gave away just 47 runs in 10 overs, who kept the Indian batsmen under control in the middle overs. He said, ‘Moin Ali bowled brilliantly. With this victory, now the last match will also be exciting.