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Twitter reacts to India clinching last-over thriller to wrap the series 2-1

After a scare in the closing stages of the match, India managed to snatch away a seven-run win against England in the third ODI and along with that the series 2-1. Brilliant innings from Sam Curran ensured the match rolled down to the penultimate over of the game at the MCA Stadium, in Pune.
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featurecricketa month ago

Big questions in India’s series win over England ft. Opener Virat Kohli, first-choice spinners and Suryakumar Yadav

India certainly won the series 3-2 but ultimately, the win hasn’t solved any bit of their problems - at the top or with the ball. It has only created more. KL Rahul and Yuzvendra Chahal - both of whom started as the first-choice options - find their positions flipped upside down. What happens now?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricketa month ago

Takeaways from England’s missed opportunity ft. no-identity Curran, 1D bowling and Enigma Malan

England missed a golden opportunity to seal a historic series win in India, but, more than the defeat, the Three Lions, heading into the WT20, will be concerned by how imbalanced their side is. The India series posed a plethora of questions, all of which will need immediate addressing.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

IND vs ENG | Nobody in this T20I setup is nailed on for the World T20, attests Eoin Morgan

Eoin Morgan, post the 3-2 defeat against India, has warned that nobody in the Three Lions setup has their spot nailed on and insisted that there needs to be flexibility in the constant improvement. However, he credited Adil Rashid and Mark Wood for adapting to their new roles with the ball.
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featurecricketa month ago

IND vs ENG | 5th T20I: Today I Learnt - India’s perplexing plans, Ro-hits man and the knuckle-out for England

When England won the toss, it seemed like it was going to be a tough task for India but with Rohit, Suryakumar, Virat and Hardik scoring runs for fun, they piled on a huge 224. England got off to a poor start, only to make that up with a great middle-over phase but in the end, it didn't even matter.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa month ago

IND vs ENG | England fined 20% of match fees for maintaining a slow over-rate

England have been fined 20% of their match fees for maintaining a slow over-rate against India in the fourth T20I in Ahmedabad on Thursday. ICC Elite Panel Match referee Javagal Srinath imposed the sanction after Eoin Morgan's side was ruled to be one over short of the required target.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs ENG | No point batting Hardik Pandya at No.7; India are one bowler short, states Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has stated that there is no point in India batting all-rounder Hardik Pandya at No.7, instead, he added that India should play another bowling all-rounder, which solves the issue. Gambhir also showed his support for opener KL Rahul, adding that dropping him isn’t a solution.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs ENG | Looking at bringing Shardul Thakur type slower deliveries into my game, reckons Mark Wood

Ahead of the fourth T20I, Mark Wood has reckoned that he is aiming to bring Shardul Thakur’s slower deliveries into his arsenal in the ongoing T20I series against India. While stating that it would be a big deal to beat India in India, he stated that planning as a group is crucial to preparations.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs ENG | My role in the team is to bang on good length and make something happen, reveals Mark Wood

Fast bowler Mark Wood was the pick of the bowlers for the Three Lions in their win in the third T20I on Tuesday in Ahmedabad and after the game revealed that his role in the side is to bowl on the good length and make things happen. He ended up with figures of 3/31 in the game and set up the win.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs ENG | KL Rahul looks affected by his dismissals a lot, best to clear his mind, reckons Sanjay Manjrekar

After low scores of 1 and 0, Sanjay Manjrekar has reckoned that KL Rahul looks affected by his dismissals a lot and insisted that the opener should clear his mind and hit the ball freely. Manjrekar also stated that England might make a change, bringing in Moeen Ali to counter Indian lefties.
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