After scoring 52 runs: England all-rounder Ben Stokes said on Friday that he decided to handle the spinners when Johnny Bairstow made his remarks in the second ODI against India at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. Chance. . The all-rounder hit 10 sixes and four fours in his explosive innings. Apart from Stokes, it was the 124-run innings of opener Johnny Bairstow that gave England a six-wicket victory. Chasing a stunning target of 337, spectators sat at home with the balls to equalize 1–1 in the three-match series.
If Indian batsmen steal the afternoon show, it was the English batsmen’s turn to show some quality strokes under the lights.
The foundation of every successful chase is a strong foundation and England got off to a great start for first wickets in the form of openers Jason Roy and Bearso.
“We talk about the match-up in our changing room. I decided that it was my match-up to take the risk if the spinner came and Johnny made his point. At the moment he is in incredible form, you don’t have to talk. . More for him. “The number of runs he (Roy and Beyerso) scored is obviously amazing. But if you see how he scored, it is better. I think his strike rate is the best in the world. After being brilliant. ”Stokes told host broadcaster Star Sports after the match.
After losing the first ODI due to an aggressive attitude, Stokes said it was a good thing that the team would not shy away from its strategy.
“The thing that makes us happiest as a team is that as a team we do not deviate from our values. We were quite disappointed in the first game the way we played in the chase, but it was very clear that we were going out of the same objective that we always do. Great chase, really happy that we managed to get to the line easily, especially when India scored a total challenge. It was actually a better wicket from the first game.
“Over the years, we’ve made big money, we’ve made big money. We’re not really afraid to be honest. We always go out and try to play as positive as possible. Stokes said that from a personal point of view and the team’s From the point of view, being able to express yourself by going outside is fantastic.
David Malan and debutant Liam Livingstone led the team with an unbeaten 50-run partnership. Livingstone was unbeaten on 27 * while Malan scored 16 runs.
The series decider will be played on Sunday.
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