India vs England, 3rd ODI: ENG beat IND by 8 wickets, clinch series 2-1

India vs England, 3rd ODI: ENG Beat IND by 8 Wickets, Clinch Series 2-1

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India vs England, 3rd ODI: ENG Beat IND by 8 Wickets, Clinch Series 2-1

Get highlights of India vs. England, 3rd ODI, Headingley, here. Joe Root and Eoin Morgan guided England to victory in Headingley as they clinch the ODi series against India 2-1.

England beat India by eight wickets to win the third one-day international at Headingley on Tuesday for a 2-1 series win in the three-match contest.


Chasing a target of 257, England rode impressive knocks from Test skipper Joe Root (100 off 120 balls) and Eoin Morgan (88 off 108 balls) as the duo shared a match-winning 186-run unconquered stand. Earlier, Virat 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. Left-arm medium-pacer David Willey (3/40) also claimed three wickets to contribute to his team.


India captain Virat Kohli top scored for India with 71 runs. In reply, England overhauled the target in just 44.3 overs with Joe Root unbeaten on 100 and skipper Eoin Morgan 88 not out.Root completed his 29th ODI fifty off 60 balls with the help of 7 boundaries. Morgan then followed suit, scoring his 39th half century in 58 balls, which also included 7 hours.


David Willey (3/40) and Adil Rashid (3/49) took 3 wickets apiece on their Yorkshire home ground as England held India to 256 for 8.


After England captain Morgan won the toss , India initially found runs hard to come against bowling from Mark Wood and Willey, who were given some early assistance by overhead cloud cover.



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