IND vs BAN 2019 2nd T20 Highlights – India didn’t go down against Bangladesh. It was a good dominating performance with the bat and the ball which the hosts to level the series 1-1 at Rajkot. Even though there were some drop catches but it didn’t really hurt Team India as they won the second match of the three-match series by 8 wickets.
IND vs BAN 2019 2nd T20 Highlights – Team Bangladesh Batting
The hosts won the second back to back toss in a row and this time they elected to bowl first. But the visitors start to their innings. It was Mohd Naim and Liton Das who opened the innings for the Bangla Tigers. They gave a perfect start to their innings and looked build a daunting score on the board.
Liton Das was given a second the keeper Rishabh Pant. In the sixth over Pant again came under the scanner for his poor keeping skills. Pant should have been collected the ball without any part of the gloves in front of the stumps. But this error in Pant’s stumping was that he collected the ball marginally in front of the stumps. So Das was not out and that ball was counted as a no-ball. Das made full use of the free hit and earned a boundary to himself.
IND vs BAN 2019 2nd T20 Highlights – The Bangladeshi Openers added 60 runs for the first wicket. Despite the let-off, Das couldn’t carry the innings and he ran himself out. Das went to take a cheeky single but this time Pant was alert and affected a simple run out of Liton Das. Das Departed for 29 runs.
Then, Soumya Sarkar, he batted freely in this match. Sarkar and Naim were about to set the tone for Bangladesh but it was Washington Sundar who continued his good work and got the wicket of Mohd Naim for 36 runs.
The last match hero Mushifiqur Rahim came to the crease, but this time he couldn’t do the damage as he did in Delhi. Rahim was caught by Krunal Pandya off Yuzvendra Chahal’s bowling. This time Krunal didn’t do any mistake and caught Mushi safely. Mushfiqur went for the slog sweep shot but couldn’t time it properly, the extra bounce helped Chahal and India. Rahim was out for just 4 runs.
IND vs BAN 2019 2nd T20 Highlights – Soumya Sarkar who batted so well in Delhi was finally stumped by Pant. The third umpire again checked the glove position of Pant. The third umpire shocked everyone again when he pressed not out button and he corrected his mistake by pressing the out button. This too was too close as this decision too would have gone either way for Pant. But eventually, Sarkar had to depart for 30 runs.
Then the Bangladeshi innings was held together by the new stand-in skipper Mahmudullah. He did the bulk of the scoring for Bangladesh after Afif Hossain departed early. Afif managed only 6 runs to his name.
IND vs BAN 2019 2nd T20 Highlights – Bangladesh posted 153 mainly because of skipper Mahmudullah’s innings of 30 runs which he scored from just 21 runs. But the skipper couldn’t stay till the Khaleel Ahmed got the wicket of the Bangladeshi captain. The wicket of Mahmudullah helped India to restrict the Bangladeshi batsman for a modest score.
Mosaddek Hossain and Aminul Islam were the batsmen who took Bangladesh to their 20 over mar. Mosaddek was not out on 7 and Aninul Islam was unbeaten on 5 runs. ‘
IND vs BAN 2019 2nd T20 Highlights – Team India’s Bowling
The Indian bowlers didn’t start off well but were able to restrict Bangladesh for 153 runs in their quota of 20 overs. Khaleel Ahmed was again a disappointment to see. It was his second-last in Delhi which gave away the match to Bangladesh and in Rajkot to he wasn’t that accurate.
It was Deepak Chachar, Yuzvendra Chahal and Washington Sundar who retrieved India from that situation. Yuzendra Chahal picked up two wickets along with Deepak Chahar, Washington Sundar and Khaleel Ahmed they picked up one wicket each to their names.
IND vs BAN 2019 2nd T20 Highlights – Team India’s Chase
Team India had no problems in the chase. The openers were the ones who stepped up after their flop show in Delhi. Rohit who played his 100th T20 International Match was simply awesome. Hit Man and Dhawan added 118 runs of the opening wicket, which sealed the match in India’s favour.
Rohit Sharma went past Virat Kohli. Now Hit Man is the highest run-getter in T20 International for India. Rohit batted aggressively and Dhawan gave him a good company. The 118 run stand was broken by Animul Islam. This stand was broken when Shikhar Dhawan was out for 31 runs.
IND vs BAN 2019 2nd T20 Highlights – Rohit aimed for another T20 ton in his 100th T20 International match. Unfortunately he out after two overs. Rohit batted magnificently for his 85 runs.
Then it was a mere formality which KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer completed. They both took India to the finishing line. Iyer batted wonderfully for his unbeaten score of 24 runs which scored from just 13 deliveries, while KL Rahul took his time and gave the maximum strike to Iyer, who batted so well. Rahul was also not out on 8 runs.
IND vs BAN 2019 2nd T20 Highlights – India chased down this target in 15.4 over and won this match by 8 wickets.
The man of the match award was given yo Rohit Sharma for his 85 run knock.
Next Match – Third and the last match of the T20 International series will be played on Sunday 10th November 2019 at Nagpur.