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Cricket Highlights, 17 July: ENG vs IND (3rd ODI)



ENG vs IND (3rd ODI) – Highlights

Yesterday, India and England met in the 3rd of the three-match ODI series on Sunday. The 3rd ODI match was played at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester. England had to lose the series despite batting brilliantly.

Rohit Sharma won the toss in each of the three matches and after winning the toss, he sent off the hosts England to bat. The last match was no exception. India captain Rohit Sharma sent the hosts England to bat after winning the toss at Manchester’s Old Trafford.

But as always, England’s top order failed. England lost 4 wickets for 74 runs in the first innings. Opener Jason Roy managed to get some runs but Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow could not open the record of runs. Got out for zero runs. Jason Roy scored 41 and Ben Stokes scored 27 runs. Hardik Pandya and Mohammad Siraj shared those four wickets.

Captain Jos Buttler and Moeen Ali made a partnership of 75 runs for the fifth wicket. Moeen (34) became Pandya’s third victim after the team total of 149 runs. After that, Butler scored 49 runs for the sixth wicket with Liam Livingston. Livingston (27) was Pandya’s fourth victim after the team total of 198 runs.

Captain Butler was dismissed at 199 runs. He scored 60 runs with 3 fours and 2 sixes. In the end, David Wiley’s 18 and Craig Overton’s 32 runs gave the English capital to fight. In the end, Reece was out for 0 runs.

England were bowled out for 259 runs in 45.5 overs despite captain Jos Buttler’s tenacity in the middle order.

Among the Indian bowlers, Hardik Pandya took 4 wickets. Yuzvendra Chahal took 3, Mohammad Siraj took 2 and Ravindra Jadeja took 1 wicket.

Rohit Sharma’s team won the last ODI by 5 wickets after winning by 10 wickets in the first ODI. And with that, India won the three-match ODI series by defeating the host England by 2-1.

Chasing the target of 260 runs, Rishabh Pant’s unbeaten innings of 125 runs left India victorious with 57 balls in hand.

In the beginning, however, the visitors went on the back foot losing 3 wickets for 38 runs (Shikhar Dhawan 1, Rohit Sharma 17 and Virat Kohli returned to the dressing room with 17 runs). Reece Topley took all three wickets.

Suryakumar Yadav (16) made a partnership of 34 runs with Rishabh Pant for the fourth wicket. From there, Pant and Hardik Pandya took India to victory. These two made a partnership of 133 runs off 115 balls for the fifth wicket.

Pandya played an innings of 71 runs off 55 balls with 10 fours before he was dismissed at 205 runs. But at the other end, Unbeatable Pant left the field after confirming the victory of the team. The left-hander remained unbeaten on 125 off 113 balls with 16 fours and 2 sixes. Besides, Ravindra Jadeja scored 7 runs.

For England, Reece Topley took 3 wickets with 35 runs in 7 overs. Brydon Carse took 1 wicket with 45 runs in 8 overs. Craig Overton took only 1 wicket with 54 runs in 8 overs. Besides, David Willey gave 58 runs in 7 overs i.e. the most runs which helped India to win.

Rishabh Pant was the man of the match after playing a great innings. Hardik Pandya is the best all-rounder in the series with 100 runs and 6 wickets.

ENG vs IND Scoreboard

England – 259/10 (45.5)

India261/5 (42.1)

Result – India won by 5 wickets

Player of the match – Rishabh Pant


ENG vs IND Playing XIs

ENG Jos Buttler (c & wk), Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Joe Root, Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, David Willey, Craig Overton, Brydon Carse, Reece Topley
IND Rohit Sharma (c),  Rishabh Pant (wk), Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Hardik Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna

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