Pune: In the last ODI of the series between India and England (IND vs ENG), Team India (Team India) may have won by 7 runs, but they did not get this victory easily. In this exciting match, English all-rounder Sam Curran got to see the fire. Curren kept the thrill till the end.
Sam Curren stopped breathing
When the English team was in trouble, Sam Curran came to the crease to bat. At that time, it seemed that Team India would win this match easily, but Sam stopped the breath of Indian fans by playing an innings of 95 runs in 83 balls. He remained unbeaten till the end but could not win England.
Dhoni’s glimpse in Curren
England acting captain Jos Buttler got a glimpse of veteran finisher MS Dhoni (MS Dhoni) in all-rounder Sam Curran during the third and final ODI. Butler said after the match, “Sam played an unmatched innings and even though there is disappointment of losing the match, it will help him to progress further.”
Dhoni behind Sam’s success?
He said, ‘The way Sam (Dhoni) likes to take the match to such an exciting turn in the last moments under such circumstances, Sam showed the same kind of glimpse. Dhoni is a legend and Sam has got a lot to learn from him (in the IPL). We all will get to learn a lot from this innings of Sam and we will try to think how in such a situation one can go ahead on its own. ‘
Sam also showed amazing in bowling
This all-rounder not only scored the top score of his career but also dismissed dangerous looking Rishabh Pant. Butler said, ‘Sam showed that he really is a match winner. He also took the wicket of Rishabh Pant. Whether it is Test or ODI or T20 he gets big wickets. The kind of game Sam showed. We are proud of him.
‘Great experience despite defeat’
Jos Buttler, who is captaining the injury victim Eoin Morgan, said that despite losing the series, this tour has given his team a lot to learn. He said, “We learned a lot from this tour and for the first time, the players playing here achieved excellent experience.”