It’s the third match of the three-match ODI sequence and it is going to be performed on the Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium in Pune on twenty eighth March, 2021. The match will begin at 1:30 PM IST and it is going to be telecasted on the Stars Sports activities and stream reside on Hotstar.
If it was India who saved bouncing again within the T20I sequence, it’s now England’s flip to do the identical. This has been a pulsating white-ball leg the place the momentum has swayed large time. England saved taking the lead within the T20I sequence however India saved coming again and finally gained the sequence.
It was the function reversal within the ODI sequence. India took the sequence lead after a terrific come-from-behind win earlier than England bounced again strongly. In actual fact, it was a correct thrashing that England handed India and this regardless of the latter racking up 336 batting first.
India’s batting line-up did a wonderful job to get to 336 after being lowered to 37/2 inside the primary 10 overs. Virat Kohli continued his good run and scored one other half-century. KL Rahul slotted in at No. 4 and smashed a fantastic hundred. Nevertheless it was Rishabh Pant (77 off 40 balls) and Hardik Pandya (35 off 16 balls) who propelled India to that rating and helped them rating 126 runs within the final 10 overs.
The England top-order bettered that efficiency and completely smashed the Indian bowling assault to all corners of the MCA Stadium in Pune. Jonny Bairstow and Jason Roy gave England one other strong begin and Ben Stokes got here in and constructed on the platform laid by the openers. Roy was dismissed after he reached his half-century whereas Bairstow struck a incredible ton. Stokes fell on 99 and there was a slight wobble with 50 runs to get. However that was by no means going to bother England and so they chased down 337 with 6.3 overs to spare.
Each groups have proven the may of their batting line-ups and England appear to have extra energy. India’s barely sluggish strategy within the middle-overs may’ve price them aside from their poor bowling effort. England’s bowling assault may want a relook as nicely.
Thus, the sequence is about up fantastically as soon as once more because the caravan strikes to the final and ultimate ODI (sport) of this tour. Thoughts you, England haven’t misplaced successive ODI sequence’ because the begin of 2015. They misplaced their final ODI sequence to Australia at house again in August 2020. India have misplaced their final two ODI sequence (in opposition to New Zealand and Australia, each away from house).
Possible Enjoying XIs
India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Shardul Thakur/ T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna
England: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Dawid Malan, Jos Buttler (c & wk), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Mark Wooden, Reece Topley
Rohit Sharma: Rohit Sharma has had a quiet sequence thus far. The Indian vice-captain has had a few scores within the 20s however he hasn’t been in a position to kick on and get that large rating. Within the second ODI, he was trying very fluent. Nonetheless, in each the video games, he acquired out to odd deliveries and threw his wicket away. Thus, Rohit is due for an enormous rating and therefore, he may very well be backed as one of many captaincy choices.
Jonny Bairstow: Jonny Bairstow is in ominous type and has acquired large runs on this ODI sequence. The England opener has scores of 94 and 124 within the two video games thus far and he has a strike-rate of 122.47. He has been a really constant performer for England in ODI cricket on the prime of the order. He can constantly get the massive runs and therefore, he might be a prime captaincy choose.
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