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Root, Morgan guide England to 8 wicket win in final ODI, wrap series 2-1

Daily Excelsior – Leeds, July 17:

England scripted a remarkable turnaround in the limited over series against India by clinching the three-match ODI rubber 2-1 after cantering to a facile eight-win in the series-deciding final ODI here today.

Summary

  • Leeds, July 17: England scripted a remarkable turnaround in the limited over series against India by clinching the three-match ODI rubber 2-1 after cantering to a facile eight-win in the series-deciding final ODI here today.
  • With this win, England exacted revenge for their 1-2 loss against India in the twenty20 series.
  • This is also the first victory for England in limited over cricket over India since 2011.
  • Earlier, skipper Virat Kohli cracked a strokeful 71 before England dished out some disciplined bowling effort to restrict India to a modest 256 for 8.
  • Kohli forged a 71-run partnership for the second wicket with Shikhar Dhawan (44) but after the duo were dismissed under-fire Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored 42 off 66 balls to shepherd the innings in the latter half.


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