IND vs ENG, 3rd ODI Highlights: India Edge Out England In Thrilling Decider To Clinch Series 2-1
India vs England (IND vs ENG) ODI Series 2021: India defeated England by seven runs in the third ODI to seal the series 2-1 on Sunday.
India defeated England by seven runs in the third and final ODI, at the MCA Stadium in Pune, on Sunday. The win helped India seal a 2-1 win in the three-match series. In response to a target of 330 runs, England could only reach 322 for nine in 50 overs, with Sam Curran smashing an unbeaten knock of 95 runs in 83 balls. Despite Curran's valiant display, the visitors crashed to a defeat, crumbling against India's bowling department. Shardul Thakur was in top form for India, returning with four wickets and Bhuvneshwar Kumar scalped three dismissals. Also, T Natarajan took a wicket and held his nerves in the final over to take India to a thrilling series win. Earlier, the hosts were bowled out for 329 runs in 48.2 overs. Rishabh Pant slammed a knock of 78 runs off 62 balls, and helped his side reach a competitive total. Shikhar Dhawan (67) and Hardik Pandya (64) also made decent contributions, scoring half-centuries against England. For England, Mark Wood took three wickets, and Adil Rashid registered two dismissals. Meanwhile, Sam Curran, Reece Topley, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali and Liam Livingstone registered a wicket each against the hosts. (SCORECARD)
3rd ODI Highlights Between India (IND) vs England (ENG), Straight From Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
- 22:13 (IST)OUT! Mark Wood run out Hardik Pandya/Rishabh Pant 14 (21)EXCELLENT BY NATARAJAN!He sends a good yorker and Curran connects well. He hits it down to long-on and goes for a single, and then thinks of another run, but slips, with Wood out of his crease. Pandya throws it to Pant, and its run out!In walks, Reece Topley.