India-Australia 2nd T20 is being played in Nagpur
Due to rain, the match will be of only 8-8 overs.
New Delhi. The second match of the 3 T20 series between India and Australia is being played in Nagpur. Due to rain, this match will be of 8-8 overs. Two overs will be of powerplay. A bowler can bowl a maximum of two overs. Two changes have been made in the Indian team for this match while there have been 2 changes in Australia’s team. Jasprit Bumrah has returned in place of Umesh Yadav in the Indian team. Bumrah is returning from this match after injury. At the same time, Rishabh Pant has become part of Playing-XI in place of Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
Australia is leading 1-0 in this series. He defeated India by 4 wickets in the first T20 held in Mohali. Indian team could not defend 208 runs in that match.
After winning the toss, Indian captain Rohit Sharma said, ‘I don’t know what to expect from an 8-8 over match, but it is good that the match is happening. A lot of people have come to watch this match. An 8-over match will be really challenging. You don’t know what to expect from a match of so few overs. All the players have just been told to play freely. Jasprit Bumrah has come in the team in place of Umesh Yadav. At the same time, Rishabh Pant is playing in place of Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
India (Playing XI): KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma (Captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Rishabh Pant, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah.
Australia Playing XI: Aaron Finch (c), Cameron Greene, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Tim David, Matthew Wade (wk), Pat Cummins, Daniel Sems, Sean Abbott, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood.
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 23, 2022, 21:25 IST