England won in a prestigious fight against India

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Monday, January 23rd, 2017 | 0

Team England has achieved a victory against India in their 3rd ODI at last. The match was hosted at Eden Gardens, Kolkata yesterday. India already secured the series by winning the 2nd ODI and lead the series by 2 – 1. So, the last ODI was not so much important to them but they wanted to whitewash England. England also knew that fact and last ODI was the last chance to avoid whitewash and finally they succeeded. However, the match was about to win by the Blues and it was so dramatic. They lost the match in last over of the game.

England won in a prestigious fight against India

The ODI series consisted of three matches which was a day/night competition. Earlier yesterday at Eden Gardens, India on the toss and decided to field first. Though, team England has an worthy batting line up y facing two consecutive ODI defeat, they were more careful yesterday and made a good opening partnership which was broken by Jadeja. The opening partnership added 98 runs to the English scoreboard. Billings was out with his 35 runs. Roy was good yesterday and scored 65 runs highest for the team. Later, Bairstow and Morgan also took the load and both scored pretty much runs. Bairstow scored 56 runs and Morgan scored 43 runs so far. Stokes made their partnership with Woakes and remained not out with his 57 runs. At the end of fifty overs, England scored 321 runs by losing total eight wickets. The runs was almost enough but when the game against India, the score was a minimum which could easily be chased by India. So, England had to bowl very well to conform the match. Pandya took highest three wickets for India.

Came to chase, India lost their first two wickets within 37 runs. But later, Kohli and Yuvraj tried to make a partnership where Kohli scored 55 runs and Yuvraj scored 45 runs so far. Jadhav scored highest 90 runs for the team who made a partnership with Pandya. Pandya scored 56 runs so far. India went too close to the victory. In the last over. They needed 16 runs and in first two ball, made two boundaries the possibilities grew up. But in last, they could not finish the game but lost by five runs. Stokes took highest three wickets for the English team.

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