Rohit Sharma pulled off a superb run out to dismiss England opener Jason Roy.© Twitter
Rohit Sharma, after getting a superb begin, bought out cheaply however pulled off a superb run out to dismiss England opener Jason Roy and provides India the primary breakthrough within the second ODI in Pune on Friday. Chasing 337 runs to win, Roy and Jonny Bairstow gave the guests a stable begin, including second consecutive century partnership for the opening wicket. The wicket got here within the seventeenth over of the innings after a mix-up between the 2 openers. Bairstow needed to steal a fast single after hitting a Kuldeep Yadav supply in the direction of quick mid-wicket however an alert Rohit Sharma stretched himself alongside the bottom to gather the ball and threw it straight into the gloves of Rishabh Pant, who clipped the bails ending Roy’s 55-run knock.
— Keerthi (@sortedchaos_) March 26, 2021
The BCCI’s official Twitter deal with heaped reward on Rohit’s sensible acrobatic effort that despatched Jason Roy packing.
Did You Watch – Rohit’s fielding brilliance ends Jason Roy’s innings.
Speak about alertness and precision. Glorious piece of fielding after which a pointy throw from @ImRo45 provides India their first large breakthrough.
— BCCI (@BCCI) March 26, 2021
After dropping his accomplice, Bairstow continued to pile on the distress on the Indian bowlers hitting them to all elements of the bottom and took the guests near the goal.
Earlier, KL Rahul smashed his fifth ODI hundred and Rishant Pant scored a blistering 77 off simply 40 balls as India posted 336/6 of their 50 overs after being put in to bat by England.
India skipper Virat Kohli additionally continued his advantageous type and smashed one more half century, whereas all-rounder Hardik Pandya blasted 35 off simply 16 balls as India scored over 100 runs in final 10 overs.
India staged an amazing comeback to beat England by 66 runs within the first ODI to take a 1-0 lead within the three-match sequence. This was the primary time England had misplaced the sequence opener on this tour.