India held their nerve to defeat England by seven runs in a dramatic final ODI to clinch the series 2-1 in Pune on Sunday. The visitors failed to chase 330 despite Sam Curran's unbeaten 95.
India held their nerve in face of Sam Curran’s resolve to beat England by seven runs in a dramatic third ODI to clinch the series 2-1 in Pune on Sunday.
Sent to bat, India were all out for 329 in 48.2 overs with Shikhar Dhawan (67), Rishabh Pant (78) and Hardik Pandya (64) hitting half-centuries.
Curran (95 not out off 83 balls) single-handedly kept England in the hunt as he shepherded Mark Wood (14) for a 60-run stand for the ninth wicket but failed to score 14 runs needed in the final over.
England ended at 322/9 in 50 overs.
India had won the four-match Test series 3-1 and the five-match T20I contest 3-2.
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