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Joe Root, Eoin Morgan power England to victory vs India in 3rd ODI

by Sahir Usman Jul 18, 2018 • 00:13 AM

July 18 (CRICKETNMORE) - Joe Root and Skipper Eoin Morgan scored a brilliant century and half-century respectively to guide England to a comfortable eight-wicket win over India in the third ODI in Leeds on Tuesday. With this victory, England won the series 2-1.

Chasing 257, the hosts were two down with 74 runs on board, before Root and Morgan put up an unbeaten solid partnership of 186 runs to guide England to victory.

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Brief Scores

India - 256/8 50 Overs (Virat Kohli - 71, Shikhar Dhawan - 44, David Willey - 3/40, Adil Rashid - 3/49)

England - 260/2 in 44.3 Overs (Joe Root - 100*, Eoin Morgan - 88*, Shardul Thakur - 1/51)