Yuvraj Singh’s brilliance with the bat and Ashok Dinda’s late wickets led India to a series-levelling win in the second T20 against Pakistan on Friday at Motera, where the hosts levelled the two-match series at 1-1 by stopping Pakistan 11 runs short of the target in a close match.
Yuvraj smashed a 36-ball 72 with the help of seven sixes and four boundaries to take India to 192 for 5 and later rolled his arm over taking 1 for 23 to lead India’s win. But Pakistan skipper Mohammad Hafeez’s 26-ball 55 almost took the match away from India until Dinda’s 3 for 36 brought them back in the dying stages.
Pakistan’s chase was spurred on by a 74-run first-wicket stand between Nasir Jamshed (41) and Ahmed Shehzad (31), which was broken by R Ashwin in the 10th over when he dismissed Jamshed. Yuvraj then sent Shehzad back with the score at 84 to pull things further back. Read more
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