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Ind vs Eng 2nd ODI: Root's 100 helps England beat India, clinch series 2-1

This is India's first loss in a bilateral series since losing 1-4 in Australia in Jan 2016 - nearly 30 months ago.

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Joe Root, India vs England
Joe Root. Photo: Reuters

England win the match by 8 wickets and seal the series 2-1 Over 45   Hardik Pandya bowls and Root a couple of runs off the first ball. WIDE. Smashed the 3rd ball for FOUR to complete his century and win the match and series for England England need 4 runs to win and Joe Root needs 6 runs to complete his century Over 44 England: 253-2 Runs scored: 3 (1 1 Wd 0 0 0 0) Shardul Thakur continues, Morgan takes a single off the first ball. Root takes a single off the 2nd ball. WIDE. Morgan plays 4 DOT balls to end the over.    Over 43 England: 250-2 Runs scored: 6 (0 1 0 Wd Wd 1 1 1) Eoin Morgan: 87(103) Joe Root: 93(116) Hardik Pandya: 5-0-32-0 Over 42 England: 244-2 Runs scored:  5 (0 4 0 0 1 0) Eoin Morgan: 85(100) Joe Root: 91(113) Shardul Thakur: 9-0-48-1  

In the 3rd One Day International (ODI) of 3-match series, England defeated India by 8 wickets at Headingley in Leeds to clinch the series 2-1. Chasing the modest target of 257, England got off to a flying starts given by the openers James Vince and Jonny Bairstow. Joe Root (100) hit a second successive century, while Eoin Morgan (88) smashed an unbeaten half-century as the duo shared a match-winning unbeaten 186-run unconquered stand to script a successful run chase on a track which seemed to have eased out later in the day. Openers James Vince (27) and Jonny Bairstow (30) earlier gave England a good start, amassing 43 in 4.4 overs. With this win, England exacted revenge for their 1-2 loss against India in the twenty20 series. This is also the first victory for England in limited over cricket over India since 2011. This is India's first loss in a bilateral series under Kohli since losing 1-4 in Australia in Jan 2016 - nearly 30 months ago. Also, This is England's seventh successive bilateral series win at home equaling their longest run between June 2010 and June 2012.
 

3rd ODI Scoreboard





Earlier, India's skipper cracked a strokeful 71 before England dished out some disciplined bowling effort to restrict India to a modest 256 for 8. Kohli scored 71 off 72 balls, inclusive of eight fours, but the Indian innings faltered in face of some quality spin bowling by Adil Rashid, who snapped 3 for 49 to hurt the middle order.Kohli forged a 71-run partnership for the second wicket with Shikhar Dhawan (44) but after the duo were dismissed under-fire Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored 42 off 66 balls to shepherd the innings in the latter half. Put into bat, India got off to a poor start as England pacers Mark Wood (1-30) and (3-40) moved the new balls around under heavy cloud cover with opener Rohit Sharma, in particular, struggling to put bat to ball. The Mumbaikar scored 2 off 18 balls before holing out to square leg in an effort to break the shackles. At 13/1 in the sixth over, Kohli joined Shikhar Dhawan (44) and the duo batted with renewed intent. Together they put on 71 runs off 72 balls and dug India out of the deep hole. Dhawan broke free with three successive boundaries, while Kohli looked up for it, this being the series' deciding contest.

Their 50-partnership came off only 53 balls. However, just when they were setting up a base for India, Dhawan was run out by Ben Stokes, who broke the stumps with a direct throw after finding the opener short of the crease in the 18th over.

Dinesh Karthik (21) became India's newest number four batsman and chugged along nicely. Scoring almost run-a-ball, he helped India cross 100 in the 20th over and put on 41 runs with Kohli for the third wicket.

That budding partnership was broken when Karthik played on off Rashid in the 25th over. It marked the onset of spin influence on this game, and six overs later came the big moment.

Kohli played for a regular leg break, only the ball ripped off the surface and took his off-stump. The Indian skipper, who had reached his 48th ODI half-century off 55 balls, looked stunned at the turn Rashid generated.

It was the first time in 203 ODI innings that Kohli was dismissed by a leg spinner, who made it two wickets in six balls as Suresh Raina (1) was caught at leg slip.

The left-hander seemed to be giving catching practice as India slumped to 158 for 5.

Dhoni, who had walked to the crease with loud cheers from the Headingley crowd, put on 36 runs with Hardik Pandya (21) in a bid to rebuild the innings. The duo batted with caution, as they were the last recognized pair.

But just when they looked set to launch an offensive in the last 10 overs, Pandya was caught behind off Wood.

Dhoni pushed India past 200 in the 42nd over and put on 27 runs with Bhuvneshwar Kumar (21), as the English pacers kept a tight leash on the run-rate.

India vs England head to head in ODIs
 
Total Matches: 99
India: 53
England: 41
Tie: 2
No-result: 3
 
In England
 
Total Matches: 41
India: 16
England: 21
Tie: 1
No result: 3

 
Here is some regarding 3-match series
 

First time India have lost a bilateral ODI series under
  • Beat Zim 3-0, 2013
  • Beat SL 5-0, 2014
  • Beat Eng 2-1, 2017
  • Beat WI 3-1, 2017
  • Beat SL 5-0, 2017
  • Beat Aus 4-1, 2017
  • Beat NZ 2-1, 2017
  • Beat SA 5-1, 2018
  • Lost to Eng 1-2, 2018

 
Dhoni becomes first Indian wicketkeeper to score 10,000 runs in ODIs: Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the fourth Indian to reach the milestone of 10,000 runs in ODIs during the second match of the three-game series against England and the only wicketkeeper-batsman in India to score 10,00 runs. The 37-year-old former India skipper joined an elite list which features some of India's greatest batsmen in Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid. Dhoni needed just 33 runs to achieve the milestone and he did it with a single in the 43rd over of the second ODI between India and England at the iconic Lord's Stadium. Dhoni is currently placed 12th in the list of all-time highest run-getters in ODIs. Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara is the only wicketkeeper-batsman to feature in the list with 14,234 runs to his name. He is the second highest run-getter in the ODIs, behind only the legendary Sachin Tendulkar.

List of Indian players who scored 10,000-runs in ODIs


Player Name Runs
Sachin Tendulkar 18426
Sourav Ganguly 11221
Rahul Dravid 10768
MS Dhoni 10004*
Virat Kohli 9708*

First Published: Tue, July 17 2018. 09:44 IST

Ind vs Eng 2nd ODI: Root's 100 helps England beat India, clinch series 2-1

This is India's first loss in a bilateral series since losing 1-4 in Australia in Jan 2016 - nearly 30 months ago.

In the 3rd One Day International (ODI) of 3-match series, England defeated India by 8 wickets at Headingley in Leeds to clinch the series 2-1. Chasing the modest target of 257, England got off to a flying starts given by the openers James Vince and Jonny Bairstow. Joe Root (100) hit a second successive century, while Eoin Morgan (88) smashed an unbeaten half-century as the duo shared a match-winning unbeaten 186-run unconquered stand to script a successful run chase on a track which seemed to have eased out later in the day. Openers James Vince (27) and Jonny Bairstow (30) earlier gave England a good start, amassing 43 in 4.4 overs. With this win, England exacted revenge for their 1-2 loss against India in the twenty20 series. This is also the first victory for England in limited over cricket over India since 2011. This is India's first loss in a bilateral series under Kohli since losing 1-4 in Australia in Jan 2016 - nearly 30 months ago. Also, This is England's seventh successive bilateral series win at home equaling their longest run between June 2010 and June 2012.
 

3rd ODI Scoreboard





Earlier, India's skipper cracked a strokeful 71 before England dished out some disciplined bowling effort to restrict India to a modest 256 for 8. Kohli scored 71 off 72 balls, inclusive of eight fours, but the Indian innings faltered in face of some quality spin bowling by Adil Rashid, who snapped 3 for 49 to hurt the middle order.Kohli forged a 71-run partnership for the second wicket with Shikhar Dhawan (44) but after the duo were dismissed under-fire Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored 42 off 66 balls to shepherd the innings in the latter half. Put into bat, India got off to a poor start as England pacers Mark Wood (1-30) and (3-40) moved the new balls around under heavy cloud cover with opener Rohit Sharma, in particular, struggling to put bat to ball. The Mumbaikar scored 2 off 18 balls before holing out to square leg in an effort to break the shackles. At 13/1 in the sixth over, Kohli joined Shikhar Dhawan (44) and the duo batted with renewed intent. Together they put on 71 runs off 72 balls and dug India out of the deep hole. Dhawan broke free with three successive boundaries, while Kohli looked up for it, this being the series' deciding contest.

Their 50-partnership came off only 53 balls. However, just when they were setting up a base for India, Dhawan was run out by Ben Stokes, who broke the stumps with a direct throw after finding the opener short of the crease in the 18th over.

Dinesh Karthik (21) became India's newest number four batsman and chugged along nicely. Scoring almost run-a-ball, he helped India cross 100 in the 20th over and put on 41 runs with Kohli for the third wicket.

That budding partnership was broken when Karthik played on off Rashid in the 25th over. It marked the onset of spin influence on this game, and six overs later came the big moment.

Kohli played for a regular leg break, only the ball ripped off the surface and took his off-stump. The Indian skipper, who had reached his 48th ODI half-century off 55 balls, looked stunned at the turn Rashid generated.

It was the first time in 203 ODI innings that Kohli was dismissed by a leg spinner, who made it two wickets in six balls as Suresh Raina (1) was caught at leg slip.

The left-hander seemed to be giving catching practice as India slumped to 158 for 5.

Dhoni, who had walked to the crease with loud cheers from the Headingley crowd, put on 36 runs with Hardik Pandya (21) in a bid to rebuild the innings. The duo batted with caution, as they were the last recognized pair.

But just when they looked set to launch an offensive in the last 10 overs, Pandya was caught behind off Wood.

Dhoni pushed India past 200 in the 42nd over and put on 27 runs with Bhuvneshwar Kumar (21), as the English pacers kept a tight leash on the run-rate.

India vs England head to head in ODIs
 
Total Matches: 99
India: 53
England: 41
Tie: 2
No-result: 3
 
In England
 
Total Matches: 41
India: 16
England: 21
Tie: 1
No result: 3

 
Here is some regarding 3-match series
 

First time India have lost a bilateral ODI series under
  • Beat Zim 3-0, 2013
  • Beat SL 5-0, 2014
  • Beat Eng 2-1, 2017
  • Beat WI 3-1, 2017
  • Beat SL 5-0, 2017
  • Beat Aus 4-1, 2017
  • Beat NZ 2-1, 2017
  • Beat SA 5-1, 2018
  • Lost to Eng 1-2, 2018

 
Dhoni becomes first Indian wicketkeeper to score 10,000 runs in ODIs: Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the fourth Indian to reach the milestone of 10,000 runs in ODIs during the second match of the three-game series against England and the only wicketkeeper-batsman in India to score 10,00 runs. The 37-year-old former India skipper joined an elite list which features some of India's greatest batsmen in Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid. Dhoni needed just 33 runs to achieve the milestone and he did it with a single in the 43rd over of the second ODI between India and England at the iconic Lord's Stadium. Dhoni is currently placed 12th in the list of all-time highest run-getters in ODIs. Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara is the only wicketkeeper-batsman to feature in the list with 14,234 runs to his name. He is the second highest run-getter in the ODIs, behind only the legendary Sachin Tendulkar.

List of Indian players who scored 10,000-runs in ODIs


Player Name Runs
Sachin Tendulkar 18426
Sourav Ganguly 11221
Rahul Dravid 10768
MS Dhoni 10004*
Virat Kohli 9708*

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