2nd T20: Eoin Morgan's last ball six deflates India as England level series

India could not manage to top the T20 rankings chart despite decent efforts as Eoin Morgan led England side took the game away from the home side.

updated: December 23, 2012 00:19 IST
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Mumbai: India failed to cope with dry overs with the bat and then the failure of the specialist bowlers to add to Yuvraj Singh’s good work as England rode on a half-century from Michael Lumb and a captain’s innings from Eoin Morgan to seal a last-ball win by six wickets in the second, and last, Twenty20 International at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday (December 22).


Tim Bresnan and Jade Dernbach, the England new ball bowlers, had Gautam Gambhir and Ajinkya Rahane in a spot of bother at the start and when Rahane (3) tried to get out of the dab-and-run mode, he only managed to sky a catch off Dernbach to Joe Root, the debutant, at the third-man boundary. The pitch had good bounce and pace and the going was tough at the start for India.

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