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England Beat India By 8 Wickets In 3rd T20I, Lead Series 2-1

Sahil Mathur
By Sahil Mathur
March 17, 2021 • 10:34 AM View: 2214

Jos Buttler powered England to an eight-wicket victory over India on Tuesday, with the tourists taking a 2-1 lead in their five-match Twenty20 series despite a sparkling inning from Virat Kohli.

India 156/6 in 20 overs (V Kohli 77 not out, R Pant 25, M Wood 3/31) lost to England 158/2 in 18.2 overs (J Buttler 83 not out, J Bairstow 40 not out)

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India vs England 3rd T20I Match Report

England captain Eoin Morgan won a crucial toss. The side that has batted first has lost every game so far.

England's pace attack quickly stunned the Indian batters with Mark Wood dismissing openers Rohit Sharma and K.L. Rahul and Chris Jordan claiming the wicket of Ishan Kishan in a crucial three-over spell.

The India captain added 40 runs with Rishabh Pant for the fourth wicket in just under six overs to bring India's innings back on track.


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