Craig Kieswetter bombed into Indians opening pacers and Alastair Cook made a example for a Twenty20 billet with an efficient 80 not out and this brought England a riding victory. England tapped the deficiency of depth and certainty of India’s four-man bowling attack, deepend by their specialist spinner having an off day while England’s spinner got three key wickets.
Ajinkya Rahane effort that displayed his enormous performance went in conceited – the second time in his third international innings that he has made a half-century and ended up on the losing side.
The game reduced to 23 overs per side after rain ruined the afternoon for the patient crowd. India’s seamers rely on bowel movement, there wasn’t much available. Praveen Kumar and Vinay Kumar proved ideal for Kieswetter as he skinned them for boundaries and Cook wasn’t far behind Kieswetter as he began with consecutive boundaries off Praveen.
India scored 187 after losing 8 wickets in 23 overs.
Patel made 28 with 2 sixes, Rahane 54 with 1 six, Dravid 32, Raina 40, Tiwari 11.
Bresnan and swann got 3 wickets each and andreson got 1 wicket.
In reply of India, England achieved the target in 23rd over with the remainig of 5 balls and 7 wickets.
Cook made 80 with one six, Kieswetter played an innings of 46 with 3 sixes in 31 balls.
Ashwin take 2 wickets and kumar got 1 wicket.