India vs England, ICC World Cup: England cease India’s unbeaten shuffle to revive semis hopes – Times of India

BIRMINGHAM: A spirited England ended India’s unbeaten run in the Cricket World Cup with a 31-run victory in a high-scoring group match to boost their semi-final prospects on Sunday. SCORECARD | WORLD CUP SCHEDULE | POINTS TABLE Jonny Bairstow smashed a belligerent 111, Jason Roy returned from a hamstring injury to make 66 and Ben…

India vs England, ICC World Cup: England cease India’s unbeaten shuffle to revive semis hopes – Times of India

BIRMINGHAM: A intriguing England ended India’s unbeaten shuffle within the

Cricket World Cup

with a 31-shuffle victory in a excessive-scoring community match to elevate their semi-final prospects on Sunday.

SCORECARD | WORLD CUP SCHEDULE | POINTS TABLE


Jonny Bairstow

smashed a belligerent 111, Jason Roy returned from a hamstring difficulty to compose 66 and

Ben Stokes

(seventy nine) supplied the late burst in England’s commanding 337/7 after electing to bat on an Edgbaston featherbed.

Rohit Sharma smashed his third hundred of the match and Virat Kohli his fifth successive half of-century but India did not earn one other vital partnership and performed on 306/5.

England leapfrog Pakistan to fourth situation with 10 aspects from eight video games, whereas India stay 2d on 11 from seven suits.

The hosts missed opener Roy particularly in their abet-to-abet defeats by Sri Lanka and Australia which had jeopardised their semi-final prospects.

The 28-twelve months-frail made an rapid affect on his return, forging the match’s most sensible opening stand with Bairstow and each and each survived some torrid moments sooner than tearing into the Indian attack at some level of their 160-shuffle stand.

Bairstow nearly deflected a couple of internal edges on to the stump and Roy bought a caught-within the abet of reprieve on 21 when he gloved Hardik Pandya.

The umpire, on the alternative hand, declared it wide and the Indians deliberated for a whereas sooner than deciding towards reviewing the decision in front of an anxious crowd of predominantly India followers.

England reached the 150 place within the 21st over and it took an very fair right looking snatch by replace fielder Ravindra Jadeja within the deep to ship abet Roy.

Bairstow introduced up his eighth ODI century off 90 balls, celebrating by dropping his helmet, stretching out his fingers and soaking within the applause.

Mohammed Shami (5-69) returned to total Bairstow’s 109-ball blitz which included six sixes and 10 boundaries.

India managed to stem the boundary trot within the 30-40 over duration, after they conceded splendid 43 runs whereas claiming two wickets.

Stokes clobbered three sixes and 6 boundaries in his blistering knock sooner than Jasprit Bumrah pushed apart him within the final over.

India, clad in their away orange-and-blue jerseys, wobbled early in their skedaddle.

Chris Woakes began with three maiden overs, catching the scoreless KL Rahul off his indulge in bowling in his 2d.

India can have been in a deeper crisis but Root, who made 44 with the bat, spilled Rohit, then on four, at shuffle off Jofra Archer.


Rohit went on to sew a 138-shuffle partnership with Kohli, the duo demanding the English attack with their threat-free accumulation.


Kohli duly introduced up his half of-century but once extra fell rapid of a hundred, lowering

Liam Plunkett

(3-55) to backward level.


Rohit couldn’t be denied his 25th ODI century but he fell to Woakes after making 102 which included 15 boundaries.


Rishabh Pant made 32 in his World Cup debut and Hardik Pandya chipped in with a forty five-shuffle cameo but Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who made 42 not out, did not invent justice to his recognition as a ‘finisher’.


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