AUS vs IND: Australia sets a high total to equal the series as Indian bowlers have a bad day on the field

Australia has been put out to bat by the Indian captain in the second T20 of the series. Both the teams have made many changes in their playing 11.

The Indian team has got three changes in their team as the hero of previous match Yuzvendra Chahal gets his place in the playing 11. Manish Pandey suffered a blow to elbow which has forced the team to bring in Shreyas Iyer in his place. Shami suffered a injury to his leg and is been replaced by Shardul Thakur.  The Australian side saw big changes as Aaron Finch, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazelwood were replaced by Daniel Sams, Marcus Stoinis and Andrew Tye. The Aussie team was lead by the Southpaw from Hobart, Mathew Wade.

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The well known opening pair for Hobart Hurricanes that is Mathew Wade and  D’arcy Short came out to bat in the second T20. The openers from Aussie side went all guns out against the Indian bowlers from the start as they scored 63 runs in the powerplay. In the process they lost Short to Natarajan who is playing his second T20 for the country. Wade still continued his onslaught on the Indian bowlers as they weren’t finding any opportunity to get him out. Finally Sundar in his third over was able to get him get the ball edged to mid wicket region where Kohli had stationed himself. But Kohli made a mess out of the catch as he dropped it but Wade who had gave up was found out of his crease and was ran out. He made a quick 58 off just 32 deliveries. Smith was holding on to one end. Maxwell made 22 off 13 deliveries including 2 maximums. Smith made a decent 46 off 38.  Henriques, Stoinis and Sams provided finishing touches as they ended the Australian innings on 194 for loss of 5 wickets.

The Indian bowlers didn’t have much to celebrate in terms of bowling. Only Natarajan impressed as he just gave one boundary in his 4 over quota and got imressive figures of 2/20. Chahal went for 51 runs in his 4 overs whereas Chahar went for 48. Thakur took 1 wicket i=and gave 39 runs in his 4 overs. Sundar went wicketless and gave 35 runs with an impressive final over in his quota.