Bhuvneshwar Kumar, player of the match:
“When the ball swings, you definitely enjoy. In the last few years, there is not much help with the ball in England but this year it’s more. White ball getting swing upfront is a motivational factor for fast bowler and batters have to take their chances. We know Buttler is a dangerous player. If the ball swings I go for a wicket and it works. If the ball swings, it motivates you to do things against a particular batsman. Honestly, I don’t want to talk about injuries. If anyone asks me the same in India, I don’t answer it, sorry. I am playing so it seems it’s good.”
“We all know how good they are wherever they go, not just in England. We were clear about what we wanted to do. When you win games, it’s always nice. The group is also confident, which is very important. We will look to continue and focus on what lies ahead. Wanted to see how we do after a win and will look to challenge us as a group. Brilliant knock under pressure [from Jadeja] and Jadeja with his experience of the hundred in this ground was calm and collective.
At no point we were feeling he was panicking. Was good to finish on a score we thought was par on that surface. We do understand the importance of the powerplay, whether we bat or bowl. Our powerplay in both games was superb and want to give guys confidence to continue. We do want to give the guys sitting on the bench some chance and will go and discuss with the coach. We are moving in the right direction and the only red flag I see is we can’t get carried away.”
“Very disappointing. I don’t think we played well enough to consider batting first as an option. [On Gleeson] Fantastic debut given the guys he got out, although a disappointing result. CJ always bowls the tough overs and is naturally under pressure a lot of the time. Gets the result most of the time, delighted for him.”
India vs England 2nd T20I Highlights today, Saturday 9-7-2022. 2nd T20I, India tour of England from Edgbaston, Birmingham.
(Last five completed matches; most recent first)
England will bowl first after winning the toss.
“Expected to stay a good wicket, small boundaries and we fancy a chase,” says Jos Buttler. Confirms two changes with David Willey and Richard Gleeson playing.
“We would have batted first,” says Rohit Sharma. Four changes for India – Virat Kohli, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah and one more come in, he confirms. “We want to be fearless and at the same time we want to understand the situation we are in and play accordingly.”
India team: 1 Rohit Sharma (capt), 2 Virat Kohli, 3 Suryakumar Yadav, 4 Rishabh Pant (wk), 5 Hardik Pandya, 6 Dinesh Karthik, 7 Ravindra Jadeja, 8 Harshal Patel, 9 Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 10 Jasprit Bumrah, 11 Yuzvendra Chahal
England team: 1 Jason Roy, 2 Jos Buttler (capt & wk), 3 Dawid Malan, 4 Moeen Ali, 5 Liam Livingstone, 6 Harry Brook, 7 Sam Curran, 8 Chris Jordan, 9 David Willey, 10 Richard Gleeson, 11 Matt Parkinson
Head to Head In T20I’s: 20
India Won: 11
England Won: 9
Match Timings: 13:30 GMT | 14:30 Local
Umpires – David Millns, Martin Saggers
TV Umpires – Alex Wharf
Match Referee – Chris Broad
Reserve Umpire – Rob Bailey
Match number – T20I no. 1628