India vs England, 2nd ODI Highlights: Reece Topley gets six as England beat India to tie the series | Cricket News



LONDON: England Reece Topley recorded a career-best 6-24 as the hosts roared in style after their thrashing in the first one-day international against India to level the three-game series with a 100-point victory in the second game on Thursday.
Chasing 247 from a wicket by Lord who had slacked off after the first innings, India never found their rhythm and fell back for 146 in 38.5 overs.
Topley landed a double-hit early in the chase as he got rid of opposition captain Rohit Sharma (0) and Shikhar Dhawan (9) before Virat Kohli (16), coming back from a sprained groin, don’t take over. David Willy after a smooth start.
Suryakumar Yadav (27) and Hardik Pandya (29) flashed briefly but failed to start after promising starts.
All hopes of an unlikely India victory evaporated when Ravindra Jadeja was knocked out by Liam Livingstone for 29 as England sealed an easy victory, three years to the day after beating New Zealand in a spectacular final to lift the World Cup to 50 at the venue. .
Earlier, Yuzvendra Chahal (4-47) tore through England’s middle order, claiming the precious scalps of Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root and Ben Stokes as the home side were knocked out for 246 from 50 overs.
England were put to bat and Jason Roy was first to go, chipping a thin-legged Pandya delivery after a scratched 23, while Bairstow continued his rich vein of form before being cleared by Chahal for a windy 38.
England’s bid to rebuild failed after Chahal trapped Root (11) and Stokes (21) Lbw before skipper Jos Buttler missed a straight ball from Mohammed Shami (1-48) to be sent off for four.
Livingstone took the attack against Pandya but the bowler got revenge when the Lancastrian went deep after an entertaining run-a-ball 33. It took a late rally from Moeen Ali (47) and Willey ( 41) to push England close to 250.
The teams now head to Manchester for the final game of the series on Sunday.


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