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IND vs AUS 2nd T20I: India opts to bowl first, match reduced to eight overs; Jasprit Bumrah to play

Due to wet outfield, toss got delayed for almost 2.5 hours and now, India has chosen to bowl first against Australia.

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Nagpur: As per expectation, rain played spoilsport in Nagpur where is taking on Australia in the 2nd T20I. Due to wet outfield, toss got delayed for almost 2.5 hours and now, India has chosen to bowl first.

IND vs AUS 2nd T20I: Jasprit Bumrah comes in

After winning the toss, Rohit Sharma finally said the words that fans wanted to hear. “Bumrah comes in.” This will relieve cricket fans as they see their star prepping for the Word Cup.

“We’re going to field first. It’s nice, there are so many people who have come to watch us. It is nice to get a game. These games are challenging ones because you don’t know what to do. You just have to go out and express yourself. Hopefully we can put up a good show. Since it is an eight over game, we had to make two changes: Bumrah comes in for Umesh Yadav. Bhuvi misses out too and Pant comes in,” said Rohit Sharma after the toss.

Match reduced to 8 overs

Due to rain, Match has been reduced to 8 overs each side. “Two overs of the powerplay and a bowler can bowl a maximum of two overs,” the two umpires, Nitin Menon and K N Anantha Padmanabhan, informed.

Teams:

Australia (Playing XI): Aaron Finch(c), Cameron Green, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Sean Abbott, Tim David, Matthew Wade(w), Pat Cummins, Daniel Sams, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

India (Playing XI): KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma(c), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant(w), Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal

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