Reuters – LEEDS, England (Reuters) – A gigantic 186-run partnership between Joe Root and captain Eoin Morgan helped England cruise comfortably to an eight wicket victory over India on Tuesday that sealed a 2-1 one-day international series win.

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  • LEEDS, England (Reuters) – A gigantic 186-run partnership between Joe Root and captain Eoin Morgan helped England cruise comfortably to an eight wicket victory over India on Tuesday that sealed a 2-1 one-day international series win.
  • Cricket – England v India – Third One Day International – Emerald Headingley, Headingley, Britain – July 17, 2018 England’s Eoin Morgan and team mates celebrate winning the series with the trophy Action Images via Reuters/Ed SykesAfter restricting India to 256 for eight, both Morgan and Root made light work of the run chase on a wicket that was assisting the spinners, with Kuldeep Yadav, the chief wicket-taker for the visitors in the first game, unable to bag a single scalp.
  • Cricket – England v India – Third One Day International – Emerald Headingley, Headingley, Britain – July 17, 2018 England’s Joe Root celebrates winning the match Action Images via Reuters/Ed SykesRoot finished on 100 not out as the hosts reached the victory target with more than five overs to spare having lost both their openers by the 10th over.
  • England bowlers Adil Rashid and David Willey grabbed three wickets each and India captain Virat Kohli made 71 for the touring side.
  • The series had been poised on a knife edge after England won the second game by 86 runs at Lord’s on Saturday and India won the first game by eight wickets.


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