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India 336/6 (50 ov)
England 337/4 (43.3 ov)
England won by 6 wickets
Player of the match: Jonny Bairstow
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So, that is it from me, Dwijesh and my co-commentator, Shashwat Kumar from this game which saw a superb performance from the Englishmen. Do join Sportskeeda's coverage of the third ODI on Sunday to see if the Men in Blue can seal the series against the reigning world champions! Take Care and Good Bye!
Jonny Bairstow is the man of the match for his sparkling knock of 124!

Jonny Bairstow: Disappointed to miss out on the ton in the previous game. The thought process didn't change, the game plan was to put the bowlers under pressure and when the spinners come on, play to your strengths and get Stokes on strike. It's natural (on his partnership with Roy). Today, I was slow off the block and in the previous game it was him. We have the game to catch up and the relationship we have is great and hope it continues. The shot over deep cover (off Prasidh) was my favourite, the lads enjoyed that one!
Jos Buttler: Delighted with the response. We put in a good bowling performance to restrict them to 336. The guys in the middle overs did well and when Pant was going, it felt like they could get more. It was a brilliant chase, credit to the intent. The openers have been the pillars of our team and delighted for Bairstow. His partnership with Stokes was brilliant. As a fellow player and fan, it was great to watch them play. There were talks of us playing more smarter but this is the brand of cricket we imply and want to continue. Moeen Ali was used as a sixth bowler, which allowed us to use the pacers more flexible and him bowling in tandem with Rashid sets up well. We've played on some good pitches in Pune and looking forward to the series-decider!
Virat Kohli: I think we set a decent total. It was going to be challenging and we did well with the new ball but England hardly gave us any chances. We didn't execute our plans but they totally blew us away! Jonny and Ben Stokes took the game away from us and credit has to be given to them. Don't think the dew play a part at all, it was just a great performance from England. Hardik's workload needs to be managed which is why we opted against bowling him in the ODIs. We want to make sure Hardik is fully fit with the Tests in England as well. It was brilliant the way KL and Pant batted. Really happy for him and Rishabh changed the momentum with his knock. Today wasn't our night and was England's. I never played for hundreds and this might be the reason why I've scored so many. Along the way when you reach a milestone, it's nice but it really doesn't matter at the end of the day.
Ben Stokes: The pleasing thing is we didn't deviate from our values as a team and pleased that we chased down a good total. It was a better wicket than the first game. We've been chasing down big totals and we've gone out to express ourselves. We speak about match-ups and we decided that when the spinners come on, I'd go after them. Roy and Bairstow have scored a lot of runs and the strike-rate of the runs they score is the best in the world. Always good when the series goes into the final game, we'll look to end the tour on a high!
England beat India by 6 wickets and 39 balls to spare!

At the halfway mark, India might have fancied their chances after posting a healthy total of 336. But they didn't have a clue of what they were going to go through in the next couple of hours. Absolute carnage - that is what has unfolded at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium today.

The English openers Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow set the chase up nicely with a hundred-run partnership, their second in as many games. They took the Indian bowlers to the cleaners with Roy even registering his first fifty on the tour, after a couple of scores in the forties. Miscommunication between the two openers and a brilliant piece of fielding by Rohit Sharma sent Roy packing up but this didn't change India's fortunes at all.

Ben Stokes, who came in at number three in the English think-tank's attempt to maximize his batting potential, grabbed the opportunity with both hands. Right after Bairstow reached his 11th ODI ton, Stokes turned the game on its head! Upon scoring yet another fifty, Stokes scored 49 runs off 12 balls before edging one to Rishabh Pant off Bhuvneshwar Kumar, falling one short of a well-deserved hundred.

But Stokes' wicket triggered a mini-collapse with three wickets falling in the space of ten deliveries. Prasidh Krishna sent both Jonny Bairstow and captain Jos Buttler back to the pavilion to create an opening in this game. However, debutants Liam Livingstone had other ideas as he took the attack to spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar towards the end of the chase.

In the end, it was the Bairstow-Stokes show as England slammed as many as 20 sixes in the run-chase. It was a one-sided contest with England's top-order coming up trumps as they level the series going into the final ODI on Sunday.

Hang around as we've got the presentation ceremony coming up. Who's getting your vote for the man-of-the-match award? Is it going to be Stokes or Bairstow? Let's find out!
43.3 Shardul Thakur to Dawid Malan, MALAN FINISHES THINGS OFF! Back of a length delivery on middle and leg stump. Malan gets onto the back foot and pulls that one towards deep square leg for a couple! England levels the series ahead of the decider on Sunday!
43.3 Shardul Thakur to Dawid Malan, WIDES! AND A NO BALL TOO! Too short and that one bounces way over the batsman. The umpire calls it a No Ball for height and Malan has a Free Hit too! 
43.2 Shardul Thakur to Dawid Malan, another bumper at the batsman on middle and off stump. Malan opts against playing the pull as he ducks underneath that one rather easily 
43.1 Shardul Thakur to Dawid Malan, dug into the track at the batsman just outside off stump. Malan gauges it early and sways out of the way of that one rather comfortably 
Shardul Thakur (7-0-51-0) is brought into the attack!

End of a fine day's work for Prasidh, who stands out with the best figures of 2 for 58! He manages to drag the game into the 44th over although an England win is a mere formality now.

England needs 7 runs in 42 balls!
Over: 43 | Summary: 0 0 1w 1 0 0 0 Bowler: Prasidh Krishna Score: 330/4
42.6 Prasidh Krishna to Liam Livingstone, back of a length delivery on middle and off stump. Livingstone has a wild hack across the line and gets a nasty blow on the ribs for his efforts 
42.5 Prasidh Krishna to Liam Livingstone, very full delivery just outside off stump. Livingstone watches it all the way onto his bat and squeezes it out towards the bowler, who collects comfortably 
42.4 Prasidh Krishna to Liam Livingstone, searing yorker on middle and off stump. The ball tails back into the batsman a touch too as Livingstone jams his bat down and keeps it out
42.3 Prasidh Krishna to Dawid Malan, full delivery just outside off stump. Malan shuffles across his crease and flicks the ball into the on side towards mid wicket for a single
42.3 Prasidh Krishna to Dawid Malan, banged into the track well outside off stump. In fact, it is so short and wide that it has been called a wide by the umpire! Just 8 required now!
42.2 Prasidh Krishna to Dawid Malan, back of a length delivery that is slanted across the batsman outside off stump. Malan looks to dab it fine but only connects with fresh air
42.1 Prasidh Krishna to Dawid Malan, back of a length delivery outside off stump. Malan shapes for the cut but is awfully late on the stroke as the ball sneaks past the outside edge of the bat
8 runs off that over as Bhuvneshwar finishes up with figures of 1 for 63 in his ten overs! Just the nine runs needed for England? Can they finish it in this over?

England needs 9 runs in 48 balls!
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