Pune: In the third and last ODI match between India and England (IND vs ENG), Team India (Team India) defeated the British by 7 runs. With this, Virat Kohli’s army captured the ODI series 2–1.
England’s team was able to score only 322 runs in 50 overs. On behalf of the visiting team, Sam Curren scored the highest of 95 runs. Apart from this, David Malan contributed 50, Liam Livingstone 36 and Ben Stokes contributed 35 runs. Moin Ali scored 29 runs in the lower order
Scorecard https://t.co/wIhEfE5PDR pic.twitter.com/mqfIrwJKQb
– BCCI (@BCCI) March 28, 2021
Amazing Indian bowlers
From India, Shardul Thakur took the maximum of 4 wickets. Bhuvneshwar Kumar was successful in taking 3 wickets. Apart from this, T Natarajan got 1 wicket.
Sam Curren stopped breathing
England lost 6 for 168 when Sam Curren 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.
You gave your all @CurranSM
An incredible effort.
India win by 7 runs.
Scorecard: https://t.co/M2ktxQ420C pic.twitter.com/EjK1JufoVZ
– England Cricket (@englandcricket) March 28, 2021
Team India scored 329 runs
Batting first, Team India were all out after scoring 329 runs in 48.2 overs. The half-centuries of Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya helped the Indian team reach such a big score.
Dhawan gave a good start
Dhawan (67 off 56 balls, 10 fours) and Rohit Sharma (37 off 37 balls, six fours) gave India a good start by adding 103 runs for the first wicket but India’s score fell 4 wickets early in the middle overs. 4 wickets was 157 runs.
Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya handled the faltering Team India. Pant scored 78 runs in 62 balls and Hardik Pandya scored 64 runs in 44 balls. There was a 99-run partnership between the two. Shardul Thakur contributed 30 and Krunal Pandya contributed 25 runs.
India champion in all three formats
During the England tour of India, Virat Kohli’s army captured the series of all three international formats. Team India won the Test series 3-1, T20 series 3-2 and ODI series 2-1.