IND v AUS 2022: Cricket fraternity reacts as Rohit Sharma stars in India’s 6-wicket win in 2nd T20I

The second T20I was shortened to 8 overs per side due to wet outfield.

Akshar Patel picked 2/13 with the ball | GettyThe second T20I between India and Australia provided great entertainment to the fans present in the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Jamtha, Nagpur, as the shortened game saw the hosts winning and leveling the series 1-1.

The match was shortened due to wet outfield and only an 8 overs-a-side encounter was possible in the end. Rohit Sharma won the toss and chose to field first. India made two changes, as Rishabh Pant come in for Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah came in for Umesh Yadav.  

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Australia, too made two changes, with Sean Abbott and Daniel Sams being included in the XI.

Matthew Wade made 43* in 19 balls | GettyAkshar Patel proved to be the star with the ball as he removed Glenn Maxwell for a golden duck and Tim David for just 2 runs, finishing with 2/13 in his 2 overs. Earlier, Aaron Finch made 31 in 15 balls, and later Matthew Wade hit 43* in 19 balls to take Australia to 90/5 in 8 overs.

In reply, Rohit Sharma gave India a flying start. KL Rahul fell for 10 runs, Kohli made 11, Suryakumar earned a golden duck and Hardik Pandya managed 9 runs. But Rohit Sharma hammered 46* in 20 balls with 4 sixes and 4 fours.

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Dinesh Karthik finished the match in the last over with a six and a four as India romped home with 6 wickets in hand.

Rohit Sharma hammered 46* | GettyWith this win, India also leveled the series 1-1 with the third T20I to be played in Hyderabad on September 25, Sunday.

The cricket fraternity was all praises for the Indian team captain Rohit Sharma powering India to the win.

Here are the tweets:



By Jatin Sharma - 23 Sep, 2022

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