England win 2nd T20 to level Australia series
England's Alex Hales (L) plays the ball past Australia's Matthew Wade during their Twenty20 match in Chester-le-Street, England, on August 31, 2013. England beat Australia by 27 runs to win the second Twenty20 international at Chester-le-Street on Saturday and level the two-match series at 1-1.
Australia, set 196 for victory, finished on 168 for nine with Jade Dernbach taking three wickets for 23 runs in his maximum permitted four overs.
Earlier, England opener and man-of-the-match Alex Hales made 94 in a total of 195 for five, with leg-spinner and former Pakistani refugee Fawad Ahmed (three for 25) taking his first full international wickets for Australia.
England 195-5, 20 overs (A Hales 94; F Ahmed 3-25)
Australia 168-9, 20 overs (D Warner 53; J Dernbach 3-23)
Result: England won by 27 runs
Man-of-the-match: Alex Hales (ENG)
Series: Two-match series level at 1-1
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