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India vs England 3rd T20: England win the match by 8 wickets

A clinical win by England cricket team in 3rd T20 against India while chasing down a target of 157 runs. Jos Buttler snatched away victory from India with his powerful inning of 83* runs. He smashed 5 fours and 4 sixes during this inning. He was well supported by Jonny Bairstow who was batting superbly in the 1st T20 too. He was not out on 40 runs. Earlier, Virat Kohli scored 77 runs to take India’s total to 156 runs. India vs. England 3rd T20 which was played without the spectators in Narendra Modi Stadium.

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India vs England 3rd T20: Summary of the match as far

Eoin Morgan won the toss and chose to bowl first on the surface that offers extra bounce to seamers in India vs. England 3rd T20. Both teams made one change. Rohit Sharma comes in place of Suryakumar Yadav. While Mark Wood comes in place of Tom Curran. The poor form of Rahul still continuing as he got on another duck. Mark Wood cleaned up KL Rahul with a good-length ball that hit the middle stump. Mark Wood got his second wicket as he dismissed Rohit Sharma for 15 runs. Rohit tried to play a shot by making room right to him. However, Wood bowl the ball into his body and the ball touched Rohti’s gloves and went straight to Archer.

Ishan Kishan who was the man of the match in the previous T20 did not contribute much to the team’s total as he got out on 4 runs in India vs England 3rd T20. Ishan tried to play a big shot on the short and wide bowls from Chris Jordan. Unfortunately found the top edge of his bat and Buttler took the catch. After that Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant added 40 runs partnership before Pant got run-out in a very unfortunate manner.

Rishabh Pant guided the ball through behind the square area and rushed for two runs. The fielder dropped the throw from a few paces away from the wicketkeeper and Kohli saw the opportunity for the third run and Pant respond when Kolhi went halfway for the third. In the meantime, the wicketkeeper throws the ball to Sam Curran and Pant got well short from his crease. Pant made 25 runs in India vs England 3rd T20.

Virat Kohli continues his form from the previous match. However, lost partners from other ends as Shreyas got out 9 runs. Mark Wood picked the wicket of Shreyas. After that Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya added 70 runs partnership and took the team’s total to 156 runs. In reply England did not get the ideal start as their in-form batsman Jason Roy got out cheaply. Roy tried to play a reverse sweep and miscued it. The ball flies to the backward point where Rohit Sharma took the catch.

However, Jos Buttler showed his class. He batted superbly to gave England an easy win in the end. Buttler along with Jonny Bairstow added 71 runs partnership. Buttler scored unbetan 83 runs. While Bairstow scored 40* runs. England won the match by 8 wickets in India vs England 3rd T20. (source)