15:38 GMT: Start of play for the day
Hello and warm welcome folks, to the live coverage of 2nd T20I between England and India. Both the teams will clash at the Sophia Gardens, Cardiff.
The hosts don't quite have options to turn to from the bench. Dawid Malan and Sam Curran are both going to be at the T20 Blast, leaving Jake Ball as the only one that can come in as a replacement for, perhaps, Liam Plunkett, who conceded 42 in 4 overs at Old Trafford. Joe Root at No. 6 seems out of place. Despite his first-ball duck in Old Trafford, the Test skipper is better suited than Alex Hales to deal with India's spinners from No. 3.
Krunal Pandya spent sometime bowling in the nets, but India might look to retain the same winning line-up until the series is in the bag. India are 1-0 up in the series after their thumping win at the Old Trafford, victory in today's match will give them not only the match but also the series as well. On the other hand, it is must win situation for England to stay alive in the series. The toss and the teams news coming up shortly, please stay tuned.....
Its toss time now
England won the toss and will bowl
England (Playing XI): Jason Roy, Jos Buttler(w), Alex Hales, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Jonny Bairstow, David Willey, Liam Plunkett, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Jake Ball
India (Playing XI): Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli(c), Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni(w), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal
16:29 GMT: Start of session's play

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RG Sharma and S Dhawan to open the batting
16:30 GMT: Start of innings
DJ Willey comes on to bowl
Powerplay 1 (comp): overs 1-6
0b10Willey to Sharma
First Ball!!!! too full on middle and leg stump, gets forward and blocks it back to the bowler
0b20good length ball shaping away to off, looks to play it to off side but gets beaten
0b30full ball on off, comes back in a bit, strides forward and plays it back to the bowler, third dot in a row
0b40good in length and on fourth stump line, angling in but seaming away to off, looks to work it on the on side but beats the outside edge, beautiful delivery
0b51touch full on middle and leg stump, gets across and goes for a scoop but only manages a glove, goes to off side and gets off the mark
0b60Willey to Dhawan
fullish delivery just outside off stump, comes down the track and drives it to mid off, tight first over for Willey comes to an end
End of over 1:(1 run scored) India 1-0 (Sharma 1*, 5 balls, Dhawan 0*, 1 balls)




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JT Ball comes on to bowl
1b11lbBall to Sharma
back of length sliding down the leg side, misses the flick, off the pads and goes to vacant to on side
1b20Ball to Dhawan
good length ball on the pads, turns it to short fine leg but no run
1b31length ball on off stump, wrists it to on side and gets off the mark
1b44Ball to Sharma
slightly back of length outside off stump, stays in the crease and punches it past mid off for four, first boundary in Indian innings
1b50banged it short on off stump, pulls and misses, through to the keeper
1b60slower short ball on off stump, top edges it high in the air, Buttler gets underneath and grabs it, dangrous Rohit departs, he goes for just 5 off 9 ball, Ball gets his maiden T20i wicket, India losses first on 7
Sharma c Buttler b Ball (5 runs, 9 balls, 1x4, 0x6, 7x0)
End of over 2:(6 runs scored) India 7-1 (Dhawan 1*, 3 balls)
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KL Rahul comes in to bat
2b11Willey to Rahul
fuller on off stump, swinging in, swings it wide of short fine leg for a run
2b20Willey to Dhawan
full ball sliding down the leg side, misses the flick, onto the pads, bowler shouts but umpire says no
2b31slower fuller just outside off stump, pushes it to mid off and sets off for a quick single, good running
2b43Willey to Rahul
half volley outside off stump, gets on the front foot and drives it through covers, long chase for the fielder but he manages to cut it off
2b51Willey to Dhawan
fuller length outside off stump, drives it wide of mid off and grabs a run
2b60Willey to Rahul
tad full and shaping away to off, looks to drive it but beats the outside edge, another tight over, 13-1 after 3
End of over 3:(6 runs scored) India 13-1 (Dhawan 3*, 6 balls, Rahul 4*, 3 balls)
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3b11Ball to Dhawan
short of a length just outside off stump, taps it wide of point for a single
3b21Ball to Rahul
back of length on off stump, dabs it down to the third man for a run
3b31Ball to Dhawan
kept it short just outside off stump, pulls it to deep square leg for one
3b41Ball to Rahul
short of a good length on off stump, steers it to third man for a run
3b54Ball to Dhawan
Poor Fielding!!!! shortish delivery on off stump, muscles it straight to deep square leg, where Hales lets it through his legs for four
3b61dug it short on off, takes the pace off, tops it edges it to on side, ball lands safely to on side
End of over 4:(9 runs scored) India 22-1 (Dhawan 10*, 10 balls, Rahul 6*, 5 balls)
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LE Plunkett comes on to bowl
4b10Plunkett to Dhawan
fullish delivery angling away to off, edges it on the bounce to keeper
4b20back of length on off stump, pulls and misses, ball hits the thigh pad and goes wide of point, Dhawan sets off for a run, Roy from point comes aroun, collects the ball and throws it Morgan at bowler's end, Dhawan losses his bat while running and falls short of his crease, gets run out, 2nd wicket falls on 22
Dhawan run out (Roy->Morgan) (10 runs, 12 balls, 1x4, 0x6, 5x0)

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V Kohli comes in to bat
4b30Plunkett to Rahul
good length ball outside off stump, plays and misses, through to the keeper
4b40fullish delivery outsid off stump, drives it straight to point for a blob
Knocked Him Over
4b50good length ball on middle and off stump, swings his bat hard for a heave, but misses it altogether, ball hits the top of off stump, gets bowled out on 6, Plunkett is the culprit, 2nd blow for India in the over, 22-3 now
Rahul b Plunkett (6 runs, 8 balls, 0x4, 0x6, 4x0)

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SK Raina comes in to bat
4b61Plunkett to Raina
fullish delivery outside off stump, drives it wide of extra cover and gets off the mark
End of over 5:(1 run scored) India 23-3 (Kohli 0*, 0 balls, Raina 1*, 1 balls)
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CJ Jordan comes on to bowl
5b14Jordan to Raina
back of length on leg stump, gets across and tickles it past short fine leg for four, clever batting
5b21short of a length on off stump, jumps up and plays it to mid wicket for a run
5b31Jordan to Kohli
good length ball outside off stump, taps it to off side and rushes for a risky run
5b40Jordan to Raina
tad full and angling away to off, blocks it with dead bat to off side
5b52touch full and on the pads, works it to deep backward square leg for a brace
5b60short ball on the stumps, shuffles across and tries to work it on the on side, but misses, hits him on the ribs
End of over 6:(8 runs scored) India 31-3 (Kohli 1*, 1 balls, Raina 8*, 6 balls)




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6b10Plunkett to Kohli
short of a length on off stump, stands tall and jams it back to the bowler
6b20short and wide outside off stump, cuts and misses, through to the keeper
6b30back of length outside off stump, stays deep and knocks it straight to short cover
6b41good length delivery outside off stump, guides it to third man and picks up a run
6b50Plunkett to Raina
slower length ball angling away to off, plays and misses, on the bounce to the keeper
6b64banged it short on off stump, swats a pull over mid on and ball runs down to the fence for four
End of over 7:(5 runs scored) India 36-3 (Kohli 2*, 5 balls, Raina 12*, 8 balls)
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7b10Jordan to Kohli
full ball on middle and leg stump, drives it straight to mid on off the front foot
7b21good length ball outsid off stump, punches it to sweeper cover for a single
7b31Jordan to Raina
slower length ball on leg stump, turns it round the corner for a run
7b41Jordan to Kohli
short ball on the stumps, pulls it to deep square leg for one
7b51Jordan to Raina
fullish delivery seaming away to off, takes the pace off, steers it third man for another single
7b61Jordan to Kohli
short ball outside off stump, cuts it just wide of third man and gets a run, 5 singles in the over, 41-3 after 8
End of over 8:(5 runs scored) India 41-3 (Kohli 5*, 9 balls, Raina 14*, 10 balls)
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AU Rashid comes on to bowl
8b10Rashid to Kohli
legbreak on off stump, pushes it back to the bowler
8b22tossed up outside off stump, drives it to deep extra cover for a brace
8b30floated up on off stump, lungs forward and jams it
8b42flighted ball on off, turns in a bit, works it to deep square leg for a brace
8b52flatter on off stump, plays it to deep mid wicket and gets a couple, brilliant running
8b61too full on leg stump, flicks it to deep mid wicket for one
End of over 9:(7 runs scored) India 48-3 (Kohli 12*, 15 balls, Raina 14*, 10 balls)
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LE Plunkett comes on to bowl
9b10Plunkett to Kohli
fuller on fourth stump, gets forward and drills it back to the bowler
9b20good length ball outside off stump, generates some extra bounce as well, looks to steer it but gets beaten
9b31short ball on leg stump, splices it to fine leg and grabs a single
9b41Plunkett to Raina
shortish delivery on the hips, tucks it to deep backward square leg
CricketArchive Oracles say that the India 50 took 9.4 overs
9b51Plunkett to Kohli
back of length on off stump, knocks it past the bowler down the ground, long on comes around and cuts it off
9b61Plunkett to Raina
back of length on leg stump, glances it to fine leg for another single
End of over 10:(4 runs scored) India 52-3 (Kohli 14*, 19 balls, Raina 16*, 12 balls)
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10b11Rashid to Raina
tossed up on off stump, kneels down and slogs it to deep square leg
10b22Rashid to Kohli
flighted ball on leg stump, uses his feet and heaves it to cow corner, wher e Hales dives and saves a couple
10b31fuller just outside off stump, steers it to short third man and grabs a run
10b41Rashid to Raina
flatter on leg stump, swings it to deep backward square leg
10b54Rashid to Kohli
tossed up on off stump, sits back and heaves it past diving mid wicket for four, welcome boundary for India
10b66Great Effort but Falls Short!!!! flighted ball on off stump, uses his feet and heaves it wide of long on, where Roy dives full length to his right but just falls short, goes for a six
End of over 11:(15 runs scored) India 67-3 (Kohli 27*, 23 balls, Raina 18*, 14 balls)




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JT Ball comes on to bowl
11b16Ball to Raina
banged it short on the stumps, backs away and muscles it over deep mid wicket fence for a six
CricketArchive Oracles say that the partnership of 50 (Kohli 27, Raina 24) took 38 balls
11b21length ball on leg stump, mistimes it to vacant mid wicket and grabs a run
11b31Ball to Kohli
length ball outside off stump, plays it to off side
11b41Ball to Raina
back of length outside off stump, flies it in the air but falls short to third man, gets a single
11b51Ball to Kohli
fuller on middle stump, exposes his stumps and drives it to long on
11b61wdBall to Raina
shortish delviery well over the head of the batsman, wide given
11b71fuller on off stump, pushes it wide of mid off for a run
End of over 12:(12 runs scored) India 79-3 (Kohli 29*, 25 balls, Raina 27*, 18 balls)
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12b10Rashid to Raina
fuller on leg stump, clips it to mid wicket
12b20googly just outside off stump, skids off to play it to off side but misses the line, Buttler collects the ball and takes the bails off, gets stumped, Rashid gets his first, Raina departs, India losses 4th on 79
Raina st Buttler b Rashid (27 runs, 20 balls, 2x4, 1x6, 5x0)

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MS Dhoni comes in to bat
12b31Rashid to Dhoni
tossed up on leg stump, flicks it to deep mid wicket
12b40Rashid to Kohli
bit short on leg stump, knocks it to mid wicket
12b51tad short and outside off stump, edges it to short third man and grabs a quick single
12b61Rashid to Dhoni
tad quicker outside off stump, goes deep and cuts it to short third man, who gets fumble and gives away a run
End of over 13:(3 runs scored) India 82-4 (Kohli 30*, 27 balls, Dhoni 2*, 2 balls)
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LE Plunkett comes on to bowl
13b10Plunkett to Dhoni
fuller on middle and leg stump, nudges it to mid wicket
13b24short of a length on leg stump, rocks back and pulls it to deep backward square leg for four
13b30back of length outside off stump, fends it to point for a blob
13b41length ball on leg stump, turns it to on side for a run
13b52Plunkett to Kohli
short ball on off stump, works it to deep backward square leg for a brace
13b60fuller length outside off stump, smashes it straight to short extra cover, dot ball to finish the over
End of over 14:(7 runs scored) India 89-4 (Kohli 32*, 29 balls, Dhoni 7*, 6 balls)
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14b10Rashid to Dhoni
legbreak on leg stump, knocks it to short mid wicket
14b20flighted ball just outside off stump, dances down the track and jams it to off side
14b30quicker delivery just outside off stump, cuts and misses, keeper collects it
14b40dragged it short on off stump, pulls it to mid wicket, 4th dot in a row
14b54too full on leg stump, whips it towards cow corner for four
14b60tossed up on off stump, steps out and jams it to on side, just 4 of the over, 93-4
End of over 15:(4 runs scored) India 93-4 (Kohli 32*, 29 balls, Dhoni 11*, 12 balls)
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DJ Willey comes on to bowl
15b12Willey to Kohli
fuller on leg stump, flicks it just wide of deep mid wicket and gets a couple
15b20shortish delivery on the stumps, goes for a upper cut but misses, through to the keeper
15b32fuller on leg stump, eases it wide of mid on and grabs another couple
15b41follows the batsman and bowls him on the thigh, plays it round the corner and gets a run
15b51lbWilley to Dhoni
full ball sliding down the leg side, misses the flick, off the pads and goes to vacant square leg
15b62Willey to Kohli
full ball tailing on the pads, turns it to long leg and comes back for the second, great running
CricketArchive Oracles say that the India 100 took 15.6 overs
End of over 16:(8 runs scored) India 101-4 (Kohli 39*, 34 balls, Dhoni 11*, 13 balls)




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CJ Jordan comes on to bowl
16b11Jordan to Dhoni
yorker length on leg stump, squeezes it to long on for a run
16b21Jordan to Kohli
fullish delivery just outside off stump, drives it on the up to sweeper cover
16b31Jordan to Dhoni
too full on channel outside off stump, drives it to sweeper cover, should only be one
16b46Jordan to Kohli
full toss on the pads, swings it well over deep backward square leg fence for a six
16b51fuller length just outside off stump, drives it to deep extra cover for a run
16b60Jordan to Dhoni
full toss just outside off stump, swings and misses, through to the keeper
End of over 17:(10 runs scored) India 111-4 (Kohli 47*, 37 balls, Dhoni 13*, 16 balls)
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17b10Willey to Kohli
good length ball on leg stump, swings it straight to fine leg, where Root dives forward and grabs the low catch, set Kohli departs now, Willey gets his first, India losses 5th on 111
Kohli c Root b Willey (47 runs, 38 balls, 1x4, 2x6, 12x0)
HH Pandya comes in to bat
17b21Willey to Pandya
back of length on leg stump, glances it to fine leg and gets off the mark straight away
17b31Willey to Dhoni
short ball on leg stump, muscles it to fine leg and gets a run
17b40Willey to Pandya
bouncer on leg stump, leaves it alone, umpire calls it 1 in the over
17b52shortish delivery on leg stump, tucks it to deep square leg for a brace
17b60length ball on leg stump, plays it wide of bowler, who dives and stops the ball, brilliant effort
End of over 18:(4 runs scored) India 115-5 (Dhoni 14*, 17 balls, Pandya 3*, 4 balls)
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18b12Jordan to Dhoni
fullish delivery outside off stump, drives it wide of mid off, who dives and stops the certain four
18b21too full just outside off stump, drills it to mid off and sets off for a run
18b30Jordan to Pandya
yorker length on off stump, keeps it out back to the bowler
18b40yorker length outside off stump, plays and misses, through to the keeper, another dot, brilliant death bowling from Jordan
18b56length ball on off stump, heaves it over long on fence for a six
18b62too full on leg stump, squeezes it wide of long on for a brace
End of over 19:(11 runs scored) India 126-5 (Dhoni 17*, 19 balls, Pandya 11*, 8 balls)
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JT Ball comes on to bowl
19b12Ball to Dhoni
short ball on off stump, swings it to deep backward square leg for a couple
19b24banged it short on off stump, charges down and swats it past the bowler down the ground for four
19b31wdshort ball down the leg side
19b41short ball on off stump, pulls it to deep mid wicket
19b55nbBall to Pandya
slower bouncer just outside off stump, swing and misses, keeper fails to grab it, free hit coming up
19b61too full on leg stump, flicks it to deep mid wicket
CricketArchive Oracles say that Hardik Pandya has passed his previous highest score of 11 in twenty20 matches against England
CricketArchive Oracles say that Hardik Pandya has passed his previous highest score of 11 in twenty20 international matches against England
19b74Ball to Dhoni
back of length on off stump, smashes it straight down the ground for four more, big over for India, still ball to go
19b84back of length on leg stump, swings it to deep backward square leg and goes for four, India set 149 runs for England to square the series
End of over 20:(22 runs scored) India 148-5 (Dhoni 32*, 24 balls, Pandya 12*, 10 balls)
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18:10 GMT: End of innings