LIVE – England v India: 2nd ODI – England all out for 237

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LIVE – England v India: 2nd ODI – England all out for 237
England were all out for 237 runs with 10 balls remaining against India in the second One Day International (ODI) of the five match series at the Feroz Shah Kotla, on Monday, October 17, 2011.
The tourists had lost the first match of the series as well and already trail by 0-1 in the series. A defeat in today’s game will put them under immense pressure.’s ODI skipper, won the toss today and decided to bat first. The conditions were perfect for batting, as the ball was coming nicely onto the bat and a high scoring game was expected.
However, the Poms got off to a miserable start, losing both openers Cook and without any runs on the board.
The former was the first man to be dismissed in the innings. He had cut a short and wide ball straight to the hands of the point fielder, who did not make any mistake completing the catch.
Kieswetter was the next wicket to fall in the innings. He attempted a drive to an away swinging delivery, which found the edge of the bat and landed straight to the hands of the slip fielder
The innings was given some stability by middle-order players The pair batted well and out on 48 runs for the third wicket partnership before the former got out after an impressive outing.
Trott scored 34 runs with the help of seven boundaries and was timing the ball to perfection until he got a good delivery from seamer Vinay Kumar.
England looked in a spot of bother, but Pietersen and batted sensibly, guiding the team out of trouble. They put together 73 runs for the fourth wicket partnership, but got out on the same total of 121.
Bopara gave his wicket away after scoring 36 runs whereas Pietersen fell for 46.
The tourists needed a solid effort from the lower-order to get out of trouble. Jonny Bairstow and offered some resistance, scoring 35 and 42 respectively, but were unable to bat until the end of the innings.
India’s picked up four wickets in the match, restricting the opposition to 237 in 48.2 overs.



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