England all-rounder Sam Curran, who performed a superb unbeaten knock of 95 in opposition to India within the third and last ODI, has stated that the sequence in opposition to Virat Kohli’s males was an enormous studying curve for him. Within the third ODI in opposition to India in Pune on Sunday, Curran starred with the bat for England and scored 95 off simply 83 balls however his innings went in useless as India registered a seven-run win within the decider to clinch the sequence 2-1.
England, chasing 330, wanted 14 runs within the last over however left-arm quick bowler T Natarajan saved his composure underneath strain and bowled brilliantly to assist India win the thrilling contest on the Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium.
“We did not win the sport, however I’m proud of the way in which I performed. I really like profitable, nevertheless it was an important expertise. I have never executed that for England for a very long time, however in the long run, we misplaced. I wished to take the vast majority of the balls and take it deep. It was laborious to defend, however Natarajan bowled very well in the long run and reveals why he is a extremely good bowler,” Curran instructed host broadcaster Star Sports activities on the post-match presentation.
“I realised that one facet was shorter and Bhuvi (Bhuvneshwar Kumar) is a improbable bowler so I performed him out. (It is a) improbable floor, an important pitch, and a tremendous batting line-up for India, so it has been an important studying curve. Trying ahead to the IPL in these circumstances in a couple of weeks’ time,” he added.
Earlier, India’s batting unit displayed a change of strategy and this ensured that regardless of shedding wickets at common intervals, the hosts posted a complete of 329. Rishabh Pant (78), Hardik Pandya (64), and Shikhar Dhawan (67) registered 50-plus scores as India set a 330-run goal for the guests.
India defeated England in all three codecs this 12 months. The hosts had gained Take a look at sequence 3-1, the T20I sequence 3-2, after which the ODI sequence 2-1.