India vs England 3rd ODI Highlights 2021 -India Win The Series By 2-1

India vs England 3rd ODI Highlights, Sam Curran’s 95* Went In Vain As India Win The Series By 2-1

India vs England 3rd ODI Highlights: English all-rounder Sam Curran’s 95* off 83 balls went in vain, as India crushed England by 7 runs to win the series 2-1 on Sunday at Maharastra Cricket Stadium, Pune. Curran hit 9 boundaries and 3 sixes in his outstanding knock. A fabulous last over from T Natarajan defended 15 runs in the last over, which assisted India to win. Nattu bowled 4 yorkers to restrict England in the final over.

Who Won The Toss?

England won the toss and chose to bowl first. 

What Is The England’s Playing XI?

Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (C&WK), Mark Wood, Reece Topley, Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Liam Livingstone, Ben Stokes, Dawid Malan, and Sam Curran. England replaced Tom Curran with Moeen Ali in today’s match.

What Is The India’s Playing XI?

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli ©, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Shardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Prasidh Krishna, and T Natarajan. India made only one change today, put T Natarajan in place of Kuldeep Yadav. 

India vs England 3rd ODI Highlights

Batting first India set a target of 330 for England to make the series in their name. In-form opener Shikhar Dhawan notched up 67 off just 56 deliveries with a strike-rate of 119.64. Rishabh Pant once again hammered the English bowlers around the park, scored 78 off 62 balls. Hard-hitting all-rounder Hardik Pandya joined the party, smacking 64 off 44 balls with the assistance of five 6s and four 6s. For England Mark Wood bagged 3/34 in his 7 overs of bowling. Rashid took 2 wickets but was a bit expensive (81 runs). 

India329/10 (48.2)
England322/9 (50)

In the mission of 330 runs, England openers failed for the first time as they were the victim of swing king Bhuvneshear Kumar. Ben Stokes contributed with 35 runs, while Dawid Malan made 50 runs off the same number of balls. England was 257 for 8 in 39.2 overs and all exceptions were dead for England. Then Sam Curran stood for his team along with tailender Mark Wood and stitched a partnership of 59 runs. Shardul Thakur was the most successful bowler with 4/67 in 10 overs. Kumar had the best economy (4.2) in the match with 3/42 in 10 overs. Natarajan grabbed 1 wicket but bowled a crucial last over to take his team home. 

What New Records Are Made in India vs England 3rd ODI?

  • Sam Curran made the record of scoring the highest individual score (95*) batting at No 9 or below position.
  • In today’s match, the most runs (651) were scored without a century from any teams. 
  • England lost their 6th ODI series in a row in India (2006-2021).

Who Named The Man of The Match in India vs England 3rd ODI Highlights?

Sam Curran was given the Man of the Match award for his gutsy 95* and 1/43 with the ball.

Who Named The Man of the Series In India vs England ODI Series 2021?

Jonny Bairstow got the Man of the Series award for amassing 219 runs in 3 matches with a best of 124 runs in the 2nd ODI. 

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