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ENG vs AUS 2nd T20I highlights: Buttler's 77 helps England win by 6 wickets

The Australia vs England third T20 International of the series will take place at Southampton on Tuesday (September 8)

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Opener Jos Buttler advanced down the wicket and smashed a huge six to give England an insurmountable 2-0 lead in the three match T20 International series, with a six-wicket win over Australia on Sunday.

Buttler hit an unbeaten 77 off 54 balls in the second T20 with eight fours and two sixes, including the winning runs off Adam Zampa.

Check Eng vs Aus 3rd T20I live score, toss updates here

England finished on 158-4 in 18.5 overs at an empty Rose Bowl.

Top-ranked Australia chose to bat first and lost opener for a duck before recovering from 3-2 in the second over to reach 157-7.

Captain hit 40 runs off 33 balls, with four boundaries and two sixes, but the visitors' total always looked within the reach of second-ranked England.

Dawid Malan scored 42 runs off 32 balls for England which still needed 18 runs off the last two overs.

England beat Australia by two runs in a thrilling first T20 on Friday that went down to the final ball. Chasing 163 to win, Australia collapsed from 124-1 after 14 overs.

Australia is playing international cricket for the first time in six months because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The third and final T20 is at Southampton on Tuesday

Playing 11 of both the teams: 

England playing 11: Jos Buttler(w), Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Tom Banton, Eoin Morgan(c), Moeen Ali, Chris Jordan, Tom Curran, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood

Australia playing 11: Aaron Finch(c), David Warner, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey(w), Marcus Stoinis, Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa

AUS vs ENG 2nd T20 scorecard
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