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India Beat England By 7 Wickets To Clinch T20 Series 2-1

Picture Courtesy : BS
Picture Courtesy : BS

Helped by a fine unbeaten hundred by Rohit Sharma, his useful partnership with skipper Virat Kohli ( 43) and a fine cameo at the end by Hardik Pandya ( 33) helped India clinch the T20 series against England by 7 wickets.

India won the series 2-1 to begin their tough tour of England. Both sides will now play 3 ODI matches rom July 12.

It was the sixth consecutive T20 series for the Men in Blue starting from year 2016.

England had posted a competitive total of 198 and at one point threatened to reach 220- 230. India fought back to restrict them.

Jason Roy 67 , Jos Buttler 34 gave England the momentums but others could not carry on , Eoin Morgan ( 4 ) , Ben Stokes ( 14) , Jonny Bairstow ( 25) fell early. Hardik Pandya was the pick among the bowlers with 4 wicket haul. Siddharth Kaul bagged two wickets.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni added another feather in cap . He became the wicket-keeper to take 50 catches in T20. MSD took five catches in this match.

India reached the target in 18.4 over scoring 201/ 3 .

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