As India’s worldwide season got here to an finish on Sunday, coach Ravi Shastri lauded Group India on having the “season of a lifetime”. His comment got here as Virat Kohli-led India defeated England within the third ODI by seven runs to win the three-match sequence 2-1. With this, India defeated England in all three codecs this 12 months. The aspect had gained Check sequence 3-1, the T20I sequence 3-2, after which the ODI sequence 2-1. Taking to Twitter, Shastri wrote: “Congratulations Guys for holding up and having a season of a lifetime within the hardest of occasions throughout all codecs and hemispheres in opposition to 2 of one of the best groups on this planet. Take a bow.”
Congratulations Guys for holding up and having a season of a lifetime in hardest of occasions throughout all codecs and hemispheres in opposition to 2 of one of the best groups on this planet. Take a bow #TeamIndia #INDvsENG pic.twitter.com/8UnGPZfMY4
– Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) March 28, 2021
Within the third ODI in opposition to England on the Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium in Pune, Sam Curran performed an unbeaten knock of 95 however his innings went in useless as India registered a seven-run win within the third ODI to clinch the three-match sequence 2-1. At one stage, England was down and out at 200/7, however Curran modified the sport round together with his sensible batting.
Nevertheless, T Natarajan defended 14 runs within the remaining over, and the hosts clinched the sequence.
For the hosts, Shardul Thakur took 4 wickets whereas Bhuvneshwar Kumar returned with three wickets.
Earlier, India’s batting unit displayed a change of method within the third ODI and this ensured that regardless of dropping 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.
Earlier than the sequence in opposition to England, India had managed to defeat Australia 2-1 within the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in opposition to all odds.
The Indian aspect suffered quite a lot of accidents and Virat Kohli returned house as he alongside together with his spouse Anushka Sharma have been anticipating the start of their first baby.
Nevertheless, beneath Ajinkya Rahane, India registered a 2-1 sequence win in opposition to Australia. The Males in Blue additionally outclassed Australia within the three-match T20I sequence and the Indian aspect solely suffered a loss within the ODI sequence Down Beneath.