India won the Twenty20 series for the first time in England, Rohit scored the century; Third match won by 7 wickets
Rohit Sharma was awarded Man of the Match and Man of the Series award.
India defeated England by 7 wickets in the third and final match of the T-20 series played here. With this, India captured the T20 Series for the first time on its home ground against England. England first gave the target of 199 runs to India India, with the help of Rohit Sharma’s third century, got a 7-wicket loss in 18.4 overs. Hardik Pandya remained unbeaten after scoring 33 runs in 14 balls. Earlier, England scored 198 for 9 wickets in 20 overs in the first innings. Opener Jason Roy scored the highest score of 67 runs.
Rohit Sharma, who became the fourth batsman to score 2,000 runs in T20, completed his two thousand T-20 runs as soon as he scored 14 runs in this match. They are the second Indian to do so and Virat Kohli is the second Indian. Earlier, New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum and Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik have also scored two thousand runs. Rohit is the second batsman to score three hundreds in T20 Earlier, New Zealand’s Colin Munro has also scored three hundreds.
13 runs in the same over before lunch
England’s first innings for India in the innings of Deepak Chahar came. It was also their first international over. In it Jos Buttler and Jason Roy scored 13 runs. Jason Roy then scored 22 runs in the first over of Hardik Pandya. Jason made two fours and two sixes in this over. However, Hardik later took two wickets in the 14th over and then dismissed Eoin Morgan and then Alex Hales. He bowled Ben Stokes for 14 and Johnny Bairstow for 25 in the 18th over. Hardik took 4 wickets in the match.
India made two changes in the team
Captain Virat Kohli included Siddharth Kaul and Deepak Chahar in place of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Kuldeep Yadav in the team. Chahar is playing for the first time for the Indian team. At the same time, England also made a change in the team which included all-rounder Ben Stokes instead of Root.