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India registers a thrilling win to grab the ODI series:- After reporting one victory each, India and England headed for the decider last night and the match took place in Pune. England won the toss and elected to bowl first. Indian batsmen have been good and registered a total of 329 and India went all out in 48.2 overs. Rishabh Pant (78), Shikhar Dhawan (67) and Hardik Pandya (64) are the top scorers for the Indian side. Mark Wood (3/34), Adil Rashid (2/81) and Liam Livingstone (1/20) are good among the English bowlers. Cricket fans felt that chasing 330 would be a cakewalk for England as their batsmen are in top class form.
In this thrilling run chase, England fell short of 7 runs and ended up at 322 for the loss of 9 wickets in their 50 overs. Sam Currran (95 not out) is the top scorer for the side and Dawid Malan (50), Liam Livingstone (36) are good among the other batsmen. Shardul Thakur (4/67) made the damage and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3/42), T Natarajan (1/73) are good among the other Indian bowlers. India ended up winning the ODI series after they reportedly won the T20 and test series against England. Sam Curran is named as the Player of the Match while Jonny Bairstow is named as the Player of the Series.