India vs Pakistan T20 Live Streaming 2nd Match Star Cricket ESPN

India vs Pakistan Live Streaming ESPNSTAR

India vs Pakistan 2nd T20 live streaming Star Cricket ESPN HD telecast continues as India faces a do or die situation yet another time! A long awaited series that revives bilateral relations between the arch rivals gets interesting as the home team losses the first match. We all can always expect matches between India and Pakistan to be 'cliff hangers' and so was the first match and so would be the second one as well.

The first match was also fired up with a heated arguement between Ishant Sharma and Kamran Akmal. Both these players were fined a small proportion of their match fees and the match officials are well aware of the high intensity involved in this series and how important it is to maintain discipline amongst the players.

Not only in India but in general batting second in T20 matches is easy as you have a target and anyhow you have ten wickets in hand to chase any total. Pakistan did the same. They won the toss in the first T20 and elected to field first. India got a flying start with Gambhir and Rahane as they scored 40 plus scores in less than 11 overs. Rahane left when India were at 77 in 10.5 overs. That started the fall of wickets as a time came when India were 115 for 5! Nothing saved India from those tumbling wickets as India finished their innings at a not so impressing total of 133. Gambhir scored 43 and Rahane scored 42.

India had a small total to defend and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar set the home team on right track clinching three wickets in just three overs. Pakistan were 3 down for 12 runs and looked in deep trouble. Mohammed Hafeez and Shoaib Malik came to the rescue and scored half centuries to guide visiting team to a win.

As far as the bowling is concerned, India did a good job by taking the match to the last over but if the batsmen would have provided 15 more runs, the bowlers could have successfully defended the total.

Toss would always play an important role in T20s. So if India wins the toss in 2nd T20 at Ahmedabad they would certainly be tempted to bowl first and chase a target. India has a long line up of good batsmen but all they need is to click together at the same time and they could be a nightmare for any team.

Pakistan has done a good job by grabbing a win and now they need to keep their calm and play with all the confidence that they have gained in first T20 match. Mumbai pitch helped the quickies and now we may expect a spin friendly wicket at Ahmedabad.

Update:
India vs Pakistan T20 series is leveled 1-1 after India's win over Pakistan at Ahmedabad. Stay tuned for India vs Pakistan ODI live streaming Star Cricket ESPN online.

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