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RESULT
3rd T20I (N), Ahmedabad, March 16, 2021, England tour of India
156/6
(18.2/20 ov, T:157) 158/2

England won by 8 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
83* (52)
jos-buttler
India INNINGS (20 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Rohit Sharma c Archer b Wood1517222088.23
KL Rahul  b Wood0411000.00
Ishan Kishan c †Buttler b Jordan49140044.44
Virat Kohli (c)not out 77468084167.39
Rishabh Pant run out (†Buttler/Curran)25202830125.00
Shreyas Iyer c Malan b Wood991310100.00
Hardik Pandya c Archer b Jordan17153302113.33
Extras(b 1, lb 5, w 3)9
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 7.80, 103 Mts)156/6
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (KL Rahul, 2.3 ov), 2-20 (Rohit Sharma, 4.4 ov), 3-24 (Ishan Kishan, 5.2 ov), 4-64 (Rishabh Pant, 11.1 ov), 5-86 (Shreyas Iyer, 14.3 ov), 6-156 (Hardik Pandya, 19.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Adil Rashid402606.5093000
Jofra Archer403208.00133210
Mark Wood403137.75133200
2.3 to KL Rahul, Wood storms through the defences of Rahul. Fullish and nipping back in sharply after hitting the pitch, 146ks. Rahul aims leg side, his bat comes down at an awkward angle, and does so late. He is bowled through the gate for back-to-back ducks. His scores in this series: 1,0,0. 7/1
4.4 to RG Sharma, Wood bounces over Rohit! This is why Mumbai Indians wanted him in the IPL last year as a replacement for Malinga. Rohit backs away outside leg, Wood follows the moving batsman with a lifter and cramps him on the pull/hook. Rohit can only flap it away as far as short fine leg, where Wood's partner-in-crime Archer takes a tumbling catch. 20/2
14.3 to SS Iyer, Iyer was looking to ramp it over deep third man. He instead, slaps it squarer to deep point, can't clear the bigger square boundary. Iyer was threatening to jump across off, then ends up backing away outside leg. Wood bangs it so very short and shifts his lines wider. Iyer loses his shape and holes out. Kohli shakes his head. Another great outing for Wood. 86/5
Chris Jordan413528.75113210
5.2 to Ishan Kishan, Jordan now bounces out Kishan! Another fast-bowling masterclass from England. The pressure is relentless. Dug in short and holds its line outside off, Kishan aims to swat it away across the line but can only top-edge that swirls high in the air. Buttler, with the big gloves, runs back and smartly tracks it down. 24/3
19.6 to HH Pandya, Archer runs back from mid-off and completes a spectacular tumbling catch. Dug in short and outside off, Pandya aims to slog it over the midwicket boundary. But can only splice it to Archer who makes this difficult catch look ridiculously easy. Good finish from CJ and Archer. 156/6
Ben Stokes201206.0041010
Sam Curran201407.0031000
England INNINGS (Target: 157 runs from 20 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jason Roy c Sharma b Chahal913192069.23
Jos Buttler not out 83529654159.61
Dawid Malan st †Pant b Washington Sundar18173201105.88
Jonny Bairstow not out 40284350142.85
Extras(b 4, lb 2, w 2)8
TOTAL18.2 Ov (RR: 8.61, 96 Mts)158/2
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Jason Roy, 3.3 ov), 2-81 (Dawid Malan, 9.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bhuvneshwar Kumar402706.75103000
Shardul Thakur3.2036010.8075110
Yuzvendra Chahal4041110.2563200
3.3 to JJ Roy, reverse-swept straight into the lap of point. Roy missed reverse-sweeps v Chahal in the first match, got two away for boundaries. This time Roy holes out to Rohit. Pushed through faster on the stumps, Roy dares to reverse it from there but hits it weakly to the infielder. B Arun whistles from the dug out. He enjoyed that wicket. 23/1
Hardik Pandya302207.3330110
Washington Sundar402616.5071100
9.4 to DJ Malan, stumped him That was a really quick one, 102 kph, and Malan beaten completely. Was dancing down the track, Sundar fired it in and got slight turn too, enough to get the ball spinning past the outside edge. Pant does the rest. 81/2
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MATCH DETAILS
Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
TossEngland, elected to field first
Series
Season2020/21
Player Of The Match
England
Jos Buttler
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberT20I no. 1133
Match days16 March 2021 - night (20-over match)
Umpires
India
Anil Chaudhary
India
Virender Sharma
TV Umpire
India
Nitin Menon
Reserve Umpire
India
KN Ananthapadmanabhan
Match Referee
India
Javagal Srinath
MATCH NOTES
  • India innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 24 runs, 3 wickets)
  • India: 50 runs in 9.2 overs (56 balls), Extras 2
  • India: 100 runs in 15.6 overs (96 balls), Extras 7
  • V Kohli: 50 off 37 balls (5 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 23 balls (V Kohli 39, HH Pandya 10, Ex 2)
  • India: 150 runs in 19.3 overs (117 balls), Extras 9
  • Innings Break: India - 156/6 in 20.0 overs (V Kohli 77)
  • England innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 57 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Over 1.6: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - VK Sharma, Batsman - JJ Roy (Struck down)
  • England: 50 runs in 5.2 overs (32 balls), Extras 1
  • JC Buttler: 50 off 26 balls (4 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 33 balls (JC Buttler 36, DJ Malan 17, Ex 2)
  • England: 100 runs in 11.5 overs (71 balls), Extras 8
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 38 balls (JC Buttler 29, JM Bairstow 16, Ex 6)
  • England: 150 runs in 17.5 overs (107 balls), Extras 8