India vs West Indies ,2nd T20 Int :India wins

A superlative all-round performance helped India beat the Windies by 71 runs in the second T20I match at Lucknow on Tuesday. By virtue of this win, India registered their seventh series victory and also clinched the ongoing three-match T20I series 2-0. Captain Rohit Sharma smashed his fourth T20I century to power India to a commanding 195/2 before the Indian bowlers derailed Windies’ 196-run chase by taking wickets at regular intervals. For the Windies, Darren Bravo top-scored with 23 runs off 18 balls. For India, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar took two wickets apiece.

Earlier, Rohit produced a master class act as he remained unbeaten on 111 off 61 balls. The Indian captain now has highest number of hundreds in shortest format along with highest aggregate of runs surpassing regular skipper Virat Kohli. Rohit was at his brutal best as he hit eight boundaries and seven towering sixes to propel India to the big score after being sent into bat. Rohit and Shikhar Dhawan (43 off 41) made up for their rare failure in the first T20 in Kolkata on Sunday, stitching 123 runs off 84 balls for the opening wicket to lay the foundation for a big score.

he disputed Ramjanmabhoomi site, Yogi Adityanath said “The temple was here and will be here but whatever happens will be within the parameters of the Constitution”.

The Uttar Pradesh government had announced its intention to build a landmark statue of Lord Ram last year, but there has been no progress since. The government is yet to acquire land for the statue, which will be built through partial crowd-funding.

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