Player of the Match
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Best performances - Batsmen

JE Root
JE Root
113(108) 10x4 - 3x6
Control %87%
  • Productive Shot
  • off drive
  • 32 runs
  • 4x4 - 1x6
10 2 13 6 12 21 17 32
RA Jadeja
RA Jadeja
87(68) 9x4 - 2x6
Control %90%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 17 runs
  • 0x4 - 0x6
16 0 4 4 23 11 10 19

Best performances - Bowlers

BA Stokes
BA Stokes
O7
M0
R47
W3
Eco6.71
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
1W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
MM Ali
MM Ali
O8
M0
R34
W2
Eco4.25
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
1W

Match Details

Toss

India , elected to field first

Player Of The Match

Player Of The Series

Series result

India won the 5-match series 3-1

Match number

Season

Hours of play (local time)

10.30 start, First Session 10.30-14.00, Interval 14.00-14.45, Second Session 14.45-18.15

Match days

5 September 2014 (50-over match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Scorer: M Venkat Raghav | Commentator: Alan Gardner

6.25pm: India have sprayed the bubbly around, celebrating with the series trophy. And in the melee, Virat Kohli has gone tumbling over the sponsor's hoarding - been a tough tour for him, no doubt. There's still a T20 left to play, with the winner taking the spoils after a 3-1 and a 1-3 in the Tests and ODIs; join us again on Sunday for the last number of the set, the final curtain on England's international summer. From Dev and myself, thanks for your comments, cheerio for now.

6.10pm: Right, Nasser is on the dais, time for the presentations... Joe Root is named Man of the Match: "Great to play at your home ground, the crowd have been exceptional and good to get a win. Tough to start with, then the conditions got a bit easier, good to take it on. I tried not to think too much and play on instinct. We knew it would spin, spoke to the guys who'd played county one-day cricket here, nice to see what we worked on go well, that's a positive. I enjoy playing with Jos and the way he played kickstarted the back end of our innings."

Suresh Raina is named Man of the Series: "It was good, I've worked hard on my batting, watching the Tests on TV. We got the belief in the one-dayers. I worked hard on the mental side and my fitness. Looking to bat positive, the circumstances and who you are batting with. The World Cup is around the corner, we need to stay positive. We've worked hard on our game and this group has won us the series. The fielding creates a positive environment in the circle and that has been important."

England captain Alastair Cook: "That's a far better performance, and that's what we can play like. It's frustrating not to play like that before. Joe showed what he can do and that's what we've been missing in our batting. We've got a lot of 20s and 30s, the first time a guy goes on and gets a hundred we have a better chance. You saw how hard it was to chase down 300. We just played better, we didn't want to lose 4-0. It's frustrating... In the first game, we were 50 for 0 off nine overs, but we needed to build more big partnerships. They were two down by the first ten and we were ahead of the game. This is the first time we've got a massive chunk of one-day cricket and we can focus on that. We've got a bit of a break, then Sri Lanka, batting against spin, then the tri-series in Australia. So preparation will be perfect and hopefully we can improve and show it at the World Cup."

India captain MS Dhoni: "Should be fine, bit of precaution with some icing [on his hand]. We gave away too many wickets, quite a lot of soft dismissals, and because of that we were not able to chase the runs. Shikhar, Ambati, myself, we should not have lost those wickets, in the last ten overs we can get those runs but we lost soft dismissals. I think 300 was a par score on that pitch. It may have been [a case of foot off the gas], it's something that's happened in the past, in four-, five-game series. We need to improve our slog, the last ten overs with the bowling, Shami has done a good job but other fast bowlers need to step up. We don't want to concede so many we can't chase them down. The most difficult thing [is keeping everyone fit], this England tour has been 77 days, then we go to Australia before the World Cup, so it will be important to stay fresh."

6pm: England pop their cherry in the final ODI of the series, then, meaning India have to make do with a 3-1 win, a reverse of the Test result. You sense India were a little less fussed about this one, a slightly slack display with both ball and bat - Jadeja belting an extra 40-odd runs for the last wicket on his own altered the margin of what was a pretty comfortable victory. Not sure it changes much about either team's chances at the World Cup but Joe Root and the Yorkshire crowd can at least remember this one fondly. It also ends a run of five consecutive ODI defeats for England, so some small comfort for Alastair Cook too.

48.4
W
Finn to Jadeja, OUT, bowled him, Jadeja chops on! A strange dismissal, in keeping with the last few overs, really... Jadeja got well outside leg, the ball was fired in full and he effectively defended the ball on to his stumps. Finn bellows in celebration, a second wicket for him wraps up a 41-run win for England

RA Jadeja b Finn 87 (87m 68b 9x4 2x6) SR: 127.94

48.4
1w
Finn to Jadeja, 1 wide, steps away to leg, Finn follows him, Jadeja weaves his hips out of the way and takes the wide

Reminds me of that Misbah innings in the World Cup semi-final, this. Match lost then he starts swinging like a barn door

48.3
4
Finn to Jadeja, FOUR runs, more clean striking, short and slightly wide, clubbed over point by the free-swinging Jaddu
48.2
4
Finn to Jadeja, FOUR runs, length ball outside off, steps away and flays the ball wide of mid-off for another boundary
48.1
0
Finn to Jadeja, no run, short ball, on leg stump, pulls through square and turns down the single again

Steven Finn returns for the penultimate over. Jadeja is just playing for his average now...

END OF OVER:
48 | 5 Runs | INDIA: 244/9 (51 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 5.08, RRR: 25.50)

  • Ravindra Jadeja79 (64b)
  • Umesh Yadav0 (2b)
  • James Anderson10-0-39-2
  • Ben Stokes7-0-47-3

"When ants fly, most of them drop dead, those that survive start their own colony." On this evidence, Jadeja can start afresh after this, Sukhbir R

47.6
1
Anderson to Jadeja, 1 run, full on leg stump, swats one down to fine leg - new career best in ODIs for Jadeja

A famous partnership

121

India's highest 6th wicket stand in England after being five down for less than 150 (Kaif & Yuvraj in the 2002 NatWest final)

Bunny

7

Number of times that Anderson has dismissed Kohli in the last 2 years. Only Steyn v Hafeez (10 times) and Herath v Misbah (8) are worse

Chasers

3

Number of times that India have made 290+ in a successful ODI chase against England - 19 times against all teams.

Power-packed

55

Runs scored by England in the batting powerplay today their highest of the series

Cook in ODIs this year

14 innings, 404 runs, avg 31, strike-rate 68, one fifty, no hundreds