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Brilliant Morgan steers England to 6 wicket win

England pulled off an amazing run chase to draw their t20 International series against India after an amazing six wicket victory at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Having lost their first match on Thursday night by five wickets England bounced back in style thanks to Eoin Morgan (49) and Jos Buttler (15) who shared a 5th wicket stand of 32 from just 13 balls to snatch victory away from India

With 51 runs needed from the remaining five overs Morgan steered England to the victory with a brilliant innings which included a six off the final ball of the match bowled by Ashok Dinda (1-44) to spark wild celebration out in the middle.

Buttler played his part with a vital cameo of 15 from just 7 balls after England lost Alex Hales (42) and Samit Patel (9) in quick succession to leave them 149-4 after 17.5 overs.

Having been set a victory target of 178 Michael Lumb (50) ensured Englandís run chase got off to the perfect start with an impressive half century before he was dismissed by Yuvraj Singh (3-17) in the 9th over.

It proved to be a disappointing day for India after they let a commanding position slip after they posted a total of 177-8 after they were put into bat by England.

Virat Kohli (38) and MS Dhoni (38) lead the way for India but it proved to be in vain thanks to a superb performance with the bat from Morgan who ensured the series would be tied.

source - cricket20.com
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