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2nd ODI (D/N), Cuttack, Jan 19 2017, England tour of India
381/6
(50 ov, target 382)366/8
India won by 15 runs
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• The Report by Alagappan Muthu

India win series with Yuvraj and Dhoni tons

Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni turned the clocks back, adding 256 runs for the fourth wicket to pull India from 25 for 3 to 381, a score which helped them seal the three-match series against England

Match centre 
Scorer: M Venkat Raghav
Commentator: Andrew McGlashan
Scorecard summary
India381/6(50 overs)
Yuvraj Singh150 (127)
MS Dhoni134 (122)
England366/8(50 overs)
end of over 506 runs
ENG: 366/8CRR: 7.32 
Liam Plunkett26 (17)
David Willey5 (4)
Bhuvneshwar Kumar10-1-63-1
Jasprit Bumrah9-0-81-2

India win by 15 runs and take the series. Phew, breathless stuff. What a match that has been: 747 runs, three outstanding individual hundreds. In the end, the huge stand between Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni gave India a total that was just enough. It's a crazy time for one-day cricket. But, there was some good bowling on display as well. Chris Woakes earlier today - that feels an age ago - then Ravi Jadeja and R Ashwin in England's innings. A word, too, for Buvi Kumar. I'll stay around to bring you the presentation shortly

Sandeep: "There are so many moments which decided India's victory but what scoreboard doesn't tell is bhuvi death bowling spell! Incredible effort!"

cartoft: "So England have scored 716 runs in 100 overs this series - without a win."

Anand: "The MoM is going to be Yuvraj Singh for sure, but I would be happy of Jadeja shares it too. Bowling 4.5 economy in a match that featured almost 750 runs!!"

Tanay: "No commentary on the celebration? Come on! Gotta do that for those unable to stream this cracker of a game from work." TV cut away to the studio. Sorry

Presentation time...Eoin Morgan "We weren't at our best again. It's very disappointing to get so close and not over the line. Bowling to MS Dhoni and Yuvraj can be difficult. Your margin for error is quite small, you have to try and break the partnership. We showed a lot of fight. We believed we could chase it down. There's a tremendous amount of belief but we didn't quite have the skill."

Virat Kohli "We were wondering if we had a good start were we would have ended up...wasn't good batting. Two of the greats stood up. Getting 381 from 25 for 3 was outstanding. We knew we'd get wickets at some stage or the other but we bowled at the more difficult part of the day. The guys showed really good character. We pulled it back nicely in the end. Having won the series, just before the Champions Trophy, the key will be for us to express ourselves and work out what is the best opening partnership. Two guys who had a really good Test series [Jadeja and Ashwin] stepped up and had we not picked up those wickets I don't know where the game would have gone. I'd say we are only at 75% of our potential."

Man of the Match is Yuvraj Singh "In the domestic season I've been hitting the ball well. Me and MS understood the situation, we had to start again. I was trying to hit the ball down the ground and once we got going I thought we started to attack at the right time. We just wanted to get one partnership going then we were able to play a lot of shots. We were thinking 340-350. It's probably by best innings. I started as a lower-order batsman, the higher you bat the more balls you get to play - 150 was a target for me. I wanted to prove a point to myself. I knew it was coming. Diet has been the key, when you pass 30 you have to work harder at your fitness."

Well, that just about wraps things up for another thrilling ODI. We'll be back for the final match which is in Kolkata. Should be a fantastic atmosphere. Al Muthu's report will be updated here shortly and we'll have more reaction during the evening. For now, though, from Gnasher and Deiva it's goodbye and thanks for joining us. I'm off for a lie down.

49.6
1
Bhuvneshwar to Plunkett, 1 run

full, straight, driven down the ground

49.5
Bhuvneshwar to Plunkett, no run

swings to the leg side, beaten by a slower ball...Kohli starts to celebrate

49.4
1
Bhuvneshwar to Willey, 1 run

gets under the bat with a wide yorker, Dhoni gathers and it's just one to the total...now the crowd start to cheer even louder

Three sixes needed. James: ""Dhoni adjusting the field..."? Who's captain?" He can see the angles better from his position

49.3
2
Bhuvneshwar to Willey, 2 runs

slams a full delivery straight to cover on the edge of the ring...they get back for the second on the misfield

49.2
1
Bhuvneshwar to Plunkett, 1 run

full and wide, skews off the outer part of the bat towards Yuvraj at backward point...actually reached him on the full, but more importantly he stopped the boundary

49.1
1
Bhuvneshwar to Willey, 1 run

round the wicket, full outside off, driven to deep cover

The last over, 22 needed. Ujwal: "Can England find their Carlos Braithwaite?" Dhoni adjusting the field...

end of over 4911 runs • 1 wicket
ENG: 360/8CRR: 7.34 • RRR: 22.00 • Need 22 from 6b
Liam Plunkett24 (14)
David Willey1 (1)
Jasprit Bumrah9-0-81-2
Bhuvneshwar Kumar9-1-57-1
48.6
4
Bumrah to Plunkett, FOUR runs

somehow gets a boundary, he was going for the scoop over fine leg and in the end it came off the top edge and cleared short third man

48.5
1
Bumrah to Willey, 1 run

wide yorker, Willey jabs it square towards point

48.4
1
Bumrah to Plunkett, 1 run

well bowled again, full at the stumps, driven down the ground

A magnificent, much-needed innings from the England captain. But it appears his team will fall short

48.3
W
Bumrah to Plunkett, OUT

super bit of cricket which could seal the deal! Get his yorker in, Plunkett can only find the bowler. Morgan had already sprinted off to try and get the strike back. Bumrah calmly turned, moved towards the stumps and then threw the ball when he was closer

Eoin Morgan run out (Bumrah) 102 (129m 81b 6x4 5x6) SR: 125.93
48.2
1
Bumrah to Morgan, 1 run

another full toss, a bigger one this time, comes off more top edge than middle and falls into space on the off side. Loses the strike

48.1
4
Bumrah to Morgan, FOUR runs

full toss, just clears backward point! The early boundary for the over, slices over the infield as he swings hard, and that's a fantastic century! Brief acknowledgement. Job to do

33 off 12. What a game. Haider: "Too much for Morgan to do. India have this, wet ball or not." Brave call, but it does just favour them

Sandeep Berry: "This game is so nerve wrecking, and now nail biting! "

end of over 4813 runs
ENG: 349/7CRR: 7.27 • RRR: 16.50 • Need 33 from 12b
Eoin Morgan97 (79)
Liam Plunkett19 (11)
Bhuvneshwar Kumar9-1-57-1
Jasprit Bumrah8-0-70-2
47.6
1
Bhuvneshwar to Morgan, 1 run

he can only get this full delivery - which Morgan made fuller by coming down the pitch - to long-on but it means he has the strike

47.5
1
Bhuvneshwar to Plunkett, 1 run

very wide outside off, would have been a wide if Plunkett hadn't walked across and caught up with it...gets a toe end to third man

47.4
1
Bhuvneshwar to Morgan, 1 run

round the wicket, full and wide outside off, driven to long-off

Kaushik: "Going to the review-ball, was the leg bye counted?" No, ball becomes dead when decision given

47.3
4
Bhuvneshwar to Morgan, FOUR runs

over the off side this time, what a finish we have here! Buvi pushed the ball full and across Morgan who sliced it over backward point and it skipped away

Utsav: "So, we are in the MEK Hussey zone. Can Morgan do it?" Buvi drying the ball

47.2
4
Bhuvneshwar to Morgan, FOUR runs

beats the fielder this time! Poor line, outside leg stump, it's almost a free swing for Morgan and he places it wide of deep square leg

47.1
2
Bhuvneshwar to Morgan, 2 runs

uses his feet, clips it off his pads behind square on the leg side...dives to make his crease as Dhoni tries one of his back-handed flicks of the return into the stumps. He hits but Morgan safe

46 needed off 18 balls

end of over 4717 runs
ENG: 336/7CRR: 7.14 • RRR: 15.33 • Need 46 from 18b
Liam Plunkett18 (10)
Eoin Morgan85 (74)
Jasprit Bumrah8-0-70-2
Bhuvneshwar Kumar8-1-44-1
46.6
4
Bumrah to Plunkett, FOUR runs

back to back boundaries! Oh boy. This is dropped shorter, Plunkett gets underneath and pulls it down to the vacant fine leg area

46.5
4
Bumrah to Plunkett, FOUR runs

crunched! That's a fierce blow down the ground. Stand and deliver from Plunkett as he drills through the line

Best performances - batsmen
Yuvraj Singh portrait
Yuvraj Singh
150 runs (127)
21 fours
3 sixes
Control77%
Productive shot
pull
43 runs
7 fours
1 six
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MS Dhoni portrait
MS Dhoni
134 runs (122)
10 fours
6 sixes
Control74%
Productive shot
flick
28 runs
1 four
1 six
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Best performances - bowlers
Chris Woakes portrait
CR Woakes
O
10
M
3
R
60
W
4
ECO
6
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
1W
R Ashwin portrait
R Ashwin
O
10
M
0
R
65
W
3
ECO
6.5
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Match details
Barabati Stadium, Cuttack
TossEngland, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of India
Season2016/17
Player Of The Match
Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh
Series resultIndia led the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberODI No. 3821
Hours of play (local time)13.30 start, First Session 13.30-17.00, Interval 17.00-17.45, Second Session 17.45-21.15
Match days19 January 2017 - daynight match (50-over match)
Umpires
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Anil Chaudhary
Sri Lanka Image
Ruchira Palliyaguruge
TV Umpire
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Kumar Dharmasena
Reserve Umpire
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Nitin Menon
Match Referee
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Andy Pycroft