India beat England by five runs in 2nd T20I, level series by 1-1

Photo of Indian bowler Ashish Nehra celebrating with team mates after taking wicket of England batsman at Nagpur.

Nagpur:Host India defeated England by five runs in the second Twenty20 International to level three match Paytm series here at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur today.

Earlier, sent into bat first India scored 144 for eight in the second Twenty20 International against England here today.




Captain of visiting team England, Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to bowl first against India in the second Twenty20 International at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur today.



Brief scores:




India: 144/8 in 20 overs (K L Rahul 71, Manish Pandey 30; Chris Jordan 3/22).

The teams:

India team: Virat Kohli (Capt), K L Rahul, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Amit Mishra, Jasprit Bumrah, Ashish Nehra, Yuzvendra Chahal.

England team: Eoin Morgan (Capt), Jason Roy, Sam Billings, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Chris Jordan, Liam Dawson, Tymal Mills, Adil Rashid.