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2nd ODI: England scored 246 runs while playing first, Chahal took four wickets

Yuzvendra Chahal, on the other hand, was the most successful bowler from India, taking four wickets in his name.

In the second ODI being played at Lord’s, the England cricket team was all out after scoring 246 runs in 49 overs.

Moeen Ali scored 47 runs from hosts England . Apart from him, David Willey made a significant contribution of 41 runs.

Yuzvendra Chahal, on the other hand, was the most successful bowler from India, taking four wickets in his name.

England made a slow start

After losing the toss, England got off to a slow start. The opening pair of Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow batted cautiously in front of the Indian fast bowlers.

Roy, who had spent time at the crease, was dismissed for 23 runs. He was caught out by Hardik Pandya at the hands of Suryakumar Yadav .

After the first 10 overs, England scored 46 runs for the loss of Roy’s wicket.

England’s middle order faltered

Bairstow, the second opener, failed to play a big innings and was dismissed for the second wicket after scoring 38 runs.

After this, Joe Root (11), Ben Stokes (21) and Jos Buttler (4) disappointed and were reduced to cheap.

Aggressive batsman Liam Livingstone scored 33 runs in 33 balls with the help of two fours and two sixes. Amidst poor batting, England lost their six wickets till the score of 148.

Moeen and Willie took over the innings

Moin, who came to bat in difficult conditions, batted well. He got good support from David Willey from the other end.

Together, for the seventh wicket, the team made a useful partnership of 62 runs in 78 balls to take the team’s score beyond 200.

Batting well, Moin was dismissed for 47 runs in 64 balls with the help of two fours and two sixes. Willie scored 41 runs in 49 balls.

Chahal took four wickets

Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal took four wickets for 47 runs in his 10 overs. He took the wickets of Bairstow, Root, Stokes and Moeen.

Fast bowler Mohammed Shami took one wicket for 48 runs at an economy rate of 4.8.

Bumrah, who took six wickets in the first ODI, could not do wonders today and took two wickets. Hardik Pandya took two while the famous Krishna took one.

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