The second match of the T20 series against Australia featured Ben Stokes’ impressive fielding. Ben Stokes’ fielding ability saved England six runs.
Stokes saved the boundary with brilliant fielding on the first ball of Sam Curran’s 12th over. Mitchell Marsh tries to hit a six by lifting the ball from Sam Curran to long off. Ben Stokes, on the other hand, caught the ball before it crossed the boundary line and returned it to the ground. Ben Stokes’ fielding could save England 6 runs.
Watch Ben Stokes’ flying effort at boundary rope to save six:
Ben Stokes that is OUTRAGEOUS 😱pic.twitter.com/esdOiZwoOi
— SPORTbible (@sportbible) October 12, 2022
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) October 12, 2022
England defeated Australia by 8 runs in the match. England took a 2-0 lead in the series with this victory. The final T20 match of the series will be played on Friday, October 14th.
England batted first and scored 178 runs in 20 overs for seven wickets. For England, Dawid Malan scored 82 runs off 49 balls, and Moeen Ali scored 44 runs off 27 balls. For Australia, Marcus Stoinis took three wickets, and Adam Zampa took two.
In 20 overs, Australia scored 170 runs for the loss of six wickets while chasing a target of 179. Only Mitchell Marsh (45 runs) and Tim David (40 runs) shone in the Australian line-up.
Match Summery – Australia vs England 2nd T20I:
|England – 178-7||20 Overs|
|Dawid Malan – 82(49)
Moeen Ali – 44(27)
|Marcus Stoinis – 3/34
Adam Zampa – 2/26
|Australia – 170-6||20 Overs|
|Mitchell Marsh – 45(29)
Tim David – 40(23)
|Sam Curran – 3/25
Ben Stokes – 1/10
|Man Of The Match: Dawid Malan|