England vs India: MS Dhoni catches up with Indian players after victory in 2nd T20I

ENG vs IND, 2nd T20I: MS Dhoni met the Indian cricketers after the Men in Blue defeated Jos Buttler’s England by 49 runs at Edgbaston in Birmingham.

Team India during the England T20I series. Courtesy: AP

Team India during the England T20I series. Courtesy: AP

HIGHLIGHTS

  • On Saturday, India beat England by 49 runs
  • India have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series
  • The third T20I of the series will take place on July 10

Former wicketkeeper-batter MS Dhoni, on Saturday, July 9, caught up with the Indian cricketers after the Men in Blue won the second T20I against England by 49 runs at the Edgbaston in Birmingham. With the victory, India also took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

After the match, the official Twitter handle of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) uploaded a few pictures where Dhoni can be seen talking to the Indian players. The cricketers listened to the 41-year-old carefully while he was speaking.

The BCCI’s Twitter handle captioned the pictures and wrote, “Always all ears when the great @msdhoni talks!”

Rohit Sharma, who won his 14th successive match as the Indian T20I skipper, lauded his team for putting in a strong showing at Edgbaston.

“We all know how good they are wherever they go, not just in England. We were clear 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,” Rohit was quoted as saying.

Rohit also lauded Ravindra Jadeja, who scored an unbeaten 29-ball 46 in the second match of the series. Sharma was impressed with the left-hander for the reason that the latter didn’t lose his composure at any stage of the match.

“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,” he added.

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