England v India: Rashid, Root & Morgan star as hosts win ODI series

BBC UK – England served notice of their World Cup-winning credentials by crushing India in the third one-day international to take the series 2-1.


  • That India were restricted to a modest 256-8 was down to England’s excellence with the ball and in the field.
  • In the first ODI at Trent Bridge, England were destroyed by the left-arm wrist-spin of Kuldeep Yadav, but they controlled India in the second match at Lord’s and dominated in Leeds.
  • With the ball turning for the spinners and moving for the pace bowlers, England’s target could have been tricky.
  • Left-hander Morgan was also free-scoring – lofting drives over extra cover and muscling the ball through the leg side, including England’s only six.
  • Former England captain Michael Vaughan, speaking about England’s standout players on TMS: “Adil Rashid is such an important member of this England team.

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