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India beat Tigers to level T20 series


India beat Tigers to level T20 series

Skipper Rohit Sharma smashed 85 off 43 deliveries as India beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in the second Twenty20 international on Thursday (Nov 7) to level the three-match series at 1-1.

Sharma, playing his 100th T20I, put on 118 runs for the opening wicket with Shikhar Dhawan, who made 31, as the hosts achieved their target of 154 in only 15.4 overs in Rajkot.

Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal took two wickets to help restrict the Tigers to 153 for six after being put in to bat first.

The third match is on Sunday in Nagpur.

After the T20I series, both the teams will lock horns in a two-match Test series with the first Test taking place from Nov 14 in Indore and the second Test to be hosted by Kolkata from Nov 22.

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