India beat England by 36 Runs in 5TH T20 – Seal Series by 3-2: England 188/8 (20) in response to India’s 225: Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s brilliant bowling and fantastic knocks by Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma sealed 5th T20 and series for India against the World No. 1 England.
This is India’s 9th Consecutive T20 Series Win.
India beat England in 5th T20, Seal Series by 3-2 against World No. 1: After setting a very challenging 225 runs target, Indian bowlers led by Bhuvneshwar again bowled beautifully at death. England at one point of time were comfortably placed in the chase at 131/5. But Bhuvi along with Shardul Thakur took quick wickets to derail England in theri pursuit. Bhuvi was brilliant with the ball as he took 2 wickets of 4 overs giving away just 15 runs.
Earlier World No. 1 T20 batsman Dawid Malan and Jos Butler scored half centuries to give England a solid start. But once Butler got out for 52 runs, England innings got completely derailed.
India had set England 225 runs to win the match, courtesy brilliant half centuries by Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma. Kohli scored 80* off 52 deliveries & Rohit contributed 64 of 34 balls. This is India’s highest ever total vs England.
|Jason Roy||b B Kumar||0||2||0||0||0.00|
|Jos Buttler (WK)||c HH Pandya b B Kumar||52||34||2||4||152.94|
|Dawid Malan||b SN Thakur||68||46||9||2||147.83|
|Jonny Bairstow||c SA Yadav b SN Thakur||7||7||1||0||100.00|
|Eoin Morgan (C)||c (sub KL Rahul) b HH Pandya||1||4||0||0||25.00|
|Ben Stokes||c RR Pant b T Natarajan||14||12||2||0||116.67|
|Chris Jordan||c SA Yadav b SN Thakur||11||10||0||1||110.00|
|Jofra Archer||runout (RR Pant / SA Yadav)||1||2||0||0||50.00|
|Sam Curran||Not out||14||3||0||2||466.67|
|Adil Rashid||Not out||0||0||0||0||0.00|
|Extra||20 (b 0, w 11, nb 0, lb 9)|
|Yet To Bat||Mark Wood|
India beat England in 5th T20, Seal Series by 3-2 against World No. 1: Rohit and Virat started India’s innings today after England won the toss and asked India to bat. Both batted with a great authority as they gave India the best start in the series with a 94 runs opening stand in just 9 overs.
Rohit, Kohli slam half centuries: Rohit scored 64 from just 34 balls. His innings was studded with 5 sixes. Virat on the other hand is still going strong and has already completed his 3rd 50 of the series of just 36 balls. This is Kohli’s 28th 50 in T20 internationals.
Rohit was replaced by Suryakumar Yadav and he again showed his brillinat batting skills with cameo of 32 of just 17 balls and further gave impetus to Indian innings.
India decided to drop KL Rahul for the match and have brought in fit-again T. Natrajan in the XI.
|Jason Roy||b Kumar||0||2||0||0||0.00|
|Jos Buttler †||not out||0||0||0||0||0.00|
|Dawid Malan||not out||1||4||0||0||25.00|
|TOTAL||(0.6 Ov, RR: 1.00)||1/1|
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Jason Roy, 0.2 ov)
|Rohit Sharma||b Ben Stokes||64||34||4||5||188.24|
|Virat Kohli (C)||Not out||80||52||7||2||153.85|
|Suryakumar Yadav||c JJ Roy b AU Rashid||32||17||3||2||188.24|
|Hardik Pandya||Not out||39||17||4||2||229.41|
|Extra||9 (b 0, w 6, nb 0, lb 3)|
|Yet To Bat||RR Pant, SS Iyer, Washington Sundar, SN Thakur, RD Chahar, B Kumar, T Natarajan|
This is what Indian openers have managed in the 4 matches of the series
India vs England T20 Series – Indian Openers cut sorry figure in the previous 4 T20’s
1st T20 – Shikhar Dhawan (4) – KL Rahul (1) Partnership 2 Runs
2nd T20 – Ishan Kishan (56) – KL Rahul (0) Partnership 0 Run
3rd T20 – Rohit Sharma (15) – KL Rahul (0) Partnership 7 Runs
4th T20 – Rohit Sharma (12) – KL Rahul (14) Partnership 21 Runs
England has decided to play the same XI in the series decider.
Teams: India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant(w), Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Shardul Thakur, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rahul Chahar, T Natarajan
India beat England in 5th T20, Seal Series by 3-2 against World No. 1
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