India shows full domination in the 2nd T20

A full power-pact performance by team India got their second victory of the series after defeating Australia by 44 runs. Now they are leading the 5 match series by 2-0. 

They already won the first match by a close finish in the last over. Now they are just a win away from acquiring the series. 

India scored 235/4 in 20 overs and in reply Australia posted 191/9 in 20 overs. 

Aussies skipper Mathew Wade after winning the toss opted to field first. 

A full destruction showed by the Men in blue openers as they posted 77 runs for the first wicket in just the 6th over. Yashasvi Jasiwal (53 runs) and Ruturaj Gaikwad (58 runs) showed no mercy to the bowlers. Jaiswal hit 9 fours and 2 sixes in his knock while Gaikwad hit 3 fours and 2 sixes in his inning. Then Ishan Kishan (52 runs) hit back to back half centuries and showed his consistency. He hit 3 fours and 4 sixes in his inning.

In the end, Rinku Singh (31 runs not out) finishes off the thing in style. He played just 9 balls and hit 4 fours and 2 sixes with a strike rate of 344.44. Due to aggressive approach towards the end, the team managed 235 runs in 20 overs by losing 4 wickets. 

Nathan Ellis got 3 wickets while Marcus Stoinis got 1 wicket.   

During the chase, Aussies too started in a destructive way and posted 35 runs in the 3rd overs. But they start losing wickets in regular intervals and at one point they lose 4 wickets in just 58 runs. Marcus Stoinis (45 runs) was the highest scorer from the side. 

In the end, skipper Mathew Wade (42 runs not out) hit some great sixes and took the team score close to 200 and finally they posted 191 runs in 20 overs by losing 9 wickets. 

Prasidh Krishna and Ravi Bishnoi both grabbed 3 wickets each. While Axar Patel, Arshdeep Singh and Mukesh Kumar got 1 wicket each.

Yashasvi Jaiswal, India, Player of the Match

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