Neither side have an edge on the other and, like in Manchester and Cardiff, England and India will need a complete performance in Bristol to win the series. This was always going to be a clash of two brilliant limited-overs' sides. Hardik Pandya hits the winning runs as the ball flies over long-on boundary for a mammoth maximum. India need 29 off 18. Vote or express through comments below.
Jasprit Bumrah was player of the match. Buttler was dropped by Siddharth Kaul when on 20 with Chahal being the unfortunate bowler. Siddarth Kaul claimed two wickets, while Umesh Yadav and Deepak Chahar, who made his international debut on Sunday, took one wicket apiece. T20 series was tied 1-1 due to one washout game and Test series was won by India with 2-1. Pitch conditions and weather forecast The County Ground has to date hosted only two T20 Internationals, the last was way back in 2011. He is very sure of what he wants to do.
Hardik Pandya gets a bit of room and the ball flies over long-off boundary for a boundary. The ball hits the helmet. Short delivery from Jake is pulled away with power for a boundary on the leg-side. It is named after Sir Thomas Warner, the explorer who established the first English colony on St. India is very tough opposition to beat in their home. A two-dimensional cricketer, Stokes will add a lot more firepower to England than what Root has been able to.
He has done it now for few years. India need 48 off 30 balls, with Rohit Sharma the key. Full delivery outside off from Plunkett is dispatched over deep extra cover from Kohli. Deepak Chahar receives his cap from Skipper. Mahendra Singh Dhoni added another feather to his hat as he became the first wicketkeeper to take 50 catches in T20Is. Both teams have local talented players with experienced International cricketers.
Gut feeling says this is a 225 run track. The match will be live streamed on sonyliv. The latter is especially over-burdened with the gaping hole at number four. Ben Stokes was introduced in the seventh over and he made an immediate impact by conceding just two runs from that over. Earlier, Rohit Sharma notches up his third century in this format, making him the second man since Colin Munro to achieve this feat. Jason Roy departs for 67 runs.
Buttler opens the face of the bat and sends Chahar towards long off for a boundary. Kaul isn't happy with this. With Kuldeep returning after a sensational five-wicket show in the series-opener and Chahal too taken for runs last night, they need to find ways to trouble the opponents. The England vs India, 3rd T20 International will take place on July 8, 2018. Nathan Lyon took 5 wickets. After getting the start, their top-order batsmen are getting out.
In fact, India's last series' loss with more one T20I game also came against the same opposition, at Florida in August 2016. Low full toss from Chahar, Hales smashes the ball over long on region. Ben Stokes will be back in the squad after recovering from a hamstring injury he suffered in the preceding series against Australia. Cricinfo news and Cricbuzz live. So, if India want to seal the series, then top-order batsmen like Shikhar Dhawan, who failed in both the matches, Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul need to score big. He will get a single. It is understood that he might still be feeling the impact of his recent hamstring injury and is not playing at full steam.
While Dhoni has the backing of both Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri, once again it underlines India's dependence on the top-order trio of Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma. Alex Hales departs for 30 runs. India had the measure of England at Old Trafford with Kuldeep Yadav rattling the home batsmen. In the final match, their might be only one concern. But after ball tempering scandal earlier this year, their important and good players are out of the team and they are going through their building phase. During the England innings, Indian wicketkeeper also became the first wicketkeeper to complete 50 catches in T20Is by taking five catches. India have pulled things back well here.
But, the bowler redeems himself in the field. Two of the batsmen failed to deliver and even could not enter in the double figures, Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes scored 6 and 9 runs. The bowler even foxed Rohit with a googly. The visitors also did not do too well in the powerplay overs and England made merry under the sun as they hit eight fours and two sixes in the first five overs. India became very competitive and a force in all the formats of cricket. What time does the match begin? You can watch England vs India 3 rd T20 match played at County Ground Bristol.
Kuldeep Yadav took 5 wickets. He picks the length and smashes the ball over mid wicket region. This is brilliant batting from Roy. Great to have a win at the start of the tour. Short delivery from Adil and Virat Kohli cuts it away powerfully for a boundary. With Kuldeep returning wicket-less in Cardiff after a sensational five-wicket show in the series-opener and Chahal too taken for runs last night, they need to find ways to trouble the opponents. After England were foxed by Yadav in the first T20I, they took took the Indian spinners to task in the second match.