Sport 24 – Bristol – Rohit Sharma backed up the heroics of pace bowler Hardik Pandya by hitting 100 not out as India clinched the T20 international series at Bristol.

Summary

  • Bristol – Rohit Sharma backed up the heroics of pace bowler Hardik Pandya by hitting 100 not out as India clinched the T20 international series at Bristol.
  • Pandya took 4-38, his best figures in T20 cricket and wicketkeeper MS Dhoni became the first player to take five catches in international T20 and ran out Chris Jordan on the last ball of England’s innings for good measure.
  • After England squared the series in Cardiff last Friday India needed to win to make it seven successive international T20 series win in succession.
  • Deepak Chahar’s first over in international T20 cricket, and the first of the innings, cost 13 runs with Buttler accounting for 12 of them and within four overs England were 43-0.
  • Roy hit 67 from 31 balls, including seven sixes which equalled the most by an England batsman in T20.


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