India eye top ODI spot in series against England

India eye top ODI spot in series against England

Coming fresh from equalising the series 1-1 by winning the second game, England was oozing confidence when they came to bat first.

India rarely looked troubled in their run-chase, despite losing Shikhar Dhawan early to a superb, low catch from Ball at short fine leg.

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In the 14th over, Chahal missed a chance to dismiss Eoin Morgan (then on 4), failing to latch onto a high catch at cover only to end up banging his head on the ground. Out of these, England has registered a win on 19 occasions while India on 15 occasions, with three matches ending in a no-result fixture and one match ending in a tie.

India's initiation of the innings towards the big total was not sound.

Considering the start England had, with Jos Buttler and Jason Roy racing to 94/0 inside eight overs, the pressure was on India. Pandya slammed 33 off 14 after booking career best figure of 4/38. IND vs ENG 3rd T20I Highlights.

England captain Eoin Morgan said his side was 20-30 runs short in the third T20 worldwide against India and blamed the death-overs' batting collapse for the score, which wasn't enough despite being steep.

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The likes of Jason Roy, Alex Hales and Jonny Bairstow have been garnering all the plaudits recently but stats suggests that nearly the entire batting line-up is chipping in with crucial performances whenever the team requires them to. We had the quality to bowl those wicket-taking deliveries.

During the game, MS Dhoni got his name registered in the history books becoming the first wicket-keeper to take 50 catches in T20s and also the first keeper to take 5 catches in a single T20 match.

For India, Siddarth Kaul came back into the mix in place of injured Bhuvneshwar Kumar, while Deepak Chahar was handed his global debut at the expense of Kuldeep Yadav who was dropped.

The 27-year-old Roy hit the first six of the match in the fourth over, a princely down the ground shot at long off before tonking Siddharth Kaul (2/35) for another maximum in the next over to show his intent. Bhuvi was dropped for the final game making way for Deepak Chahar. In a knock that didn't even last half of England's innings, Roy equalled the England record for most sixes: seven.

Kaul finally ended the carnage by rattling the stumps as Buttler tried to swipe across the line.

Some terrific displays of athleticism in the field, such as Jordan's stunning run and catch to dismiss KL Rahul, momentarily tipped things back in the favour of the fielding side too.

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