After posting 188/9 in stipulated 20 overs, Super Kings restricted Sanju Samson-led side to 143/9 in 20 overs
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The off spinner puts India on brink of a massive series-levelling victory against England
Rohit and Rahane add 162 runs much to the delight of cheering fans, who return to stadium
England lead the four match series 1-0 after defeating India by a massive 227 runs in the first Test.
Apart from Smith, England's Moeen Ali, former India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh and Aussie Glenn Maxwell too have registered in the Rs 2 crore bracket.
India and England are set to lock horns in four Tests, three ODIs, and five T20Is. The first two games of the 4-game series will be played in Chennai before the cricketers move to Ahmedabad for the third and fourth Test.
'The Telegraph' reported that the England squad will fly to Chennai on Wednesday for the first two Tests of the four-match series and will undergo a strict quarantine on arrival
Joe Root's team, missing Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer, need a convincing win in the two-match series to keep alive their hopes of reaching the World Test Championship final
The Bengaluru outfit came close to winning the cup thrice before falling at the final hurdle.
Moeen had made a mere 10 runs in four previous international innings this season, but his dashing 61 off just 33 balls, including four fours and as many sixes, helped England recover from 69-4 as they chased a target of 191.
Victory at Old Trafford saw favourites England go ahead of holders Australia to sit top of the World Cup group table on net run-rate.
Australia will begin their World Cup campaign against Afghanistan on June 1.
The Bengaluru franchise is optimistic of ending on a high in new season.
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