England thump India for 1st ODI series win since 2011

Brief scores: India 256/8 (Virat Kohli 71, Shikhar Dhawan 44, MS Dhoni 42; Adil Rashid 3/49, David Willey 3/40) lost to England 260/2 (Joe Root 100*, Eoin Morgan 88*; Shardul Thakur 1/51) by 8 wickets

Statistical highlights

  • England beat India by eight wickets in the 3rd ODI to register a 2-1 series win, which is their first over India since 2011. They have now won eight consecutive ODI series of more than one match and brought an end to India’s streak of nine consecutive ODI series wins.
  • This was their 41st ODI win over India in 99 matches and 21st on home soil.
  • Joe Root and Eoin Morgan shared an unbeaten 186-run partnership for the third wicket to guide England to a series-securing win.
  • Root made his 13th ODI century, finishing unbeaten on 100 (120 balls, 10×4) with Eoin Morgan making his 39th ODI half-century and also finishing unbeaten on 88 (108 balls, 9×4, 1×6)
  • Virat Kohli completed 3000 ODI runs as captain—he is also the fastest to score 3000 runs as captain (49 innings)—on his way to scoring his 48th ODI half-century, making a 72-ball 71 (8×4) and helping India recover from the early loss of Rohit Sharma in partnerships with Shikhar Dhawan, Dinesh Karthik and MS Dhoni.
  • England completed bowling 4000 deliveries without a front-foot no-ball. They restricted India to 256/8 with a disciplined bowling performance on a dry surface which Adil Rashid made the most of, taking 3/49 in a crucial spell. Rashid was named the man of the match for his match-changing bowling performance.
  • Captaining India for the 52nd time in an ODI, Virat Kohli tasted his 12th loss.

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