To begin with drop Joe Root struck a rankling century while captain Eoin Morgan very much upheld him with a fifty as England whipped India by eight wickets in the third and last ODI to secure the three-coordinate arrangement 2-1 here at the Headingley Cricket Ground on Tuesday.
Pursuing a respectable focus of 257 races to win, England made an ease back begin to their innings as they lost openers James Vince and Jonny Bairstow modest for 27 and 30 runs separately.
Nonetheless, Root steadied his side’s innings as he not just scored a breathtaking 100-run knock off 120 balls yet in addition shared a match-winning 180-run remain for the third wicket with Morgan to enable England to pursue down the objective with 33 balls to save.
Other than Shardul Thakur, none of the Indian bowlers could contribute with any wicket.
Prior, England had won the hurl and requested that India bat first.
In the wake of losing opener Rohit Sharma for simply two runs, his opening accomplice Shikhar Dhawan (44) and captain Virat Kohli (71) sewed a vital 71-run association for the second wicket to relentless the meeting side’s innings.
Accordingly, previous captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (42), Hardik Pandya (21), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (21) and Shardul Thakur (unbeaten at 22) likewise made a few commitments with the bat as India posted a score of 256 for eight.
For England, David Willey and Adil Rashid stowed three wickets each while Mark Wood likewise contributed with a wicket.
Rashid was declared `Player of the Match` for his splendid commitment with the ball, while Root was named `Player of the Series`.
Prior, India won the opening ODI by eight wickets previously England bobbed back to secure the second match by five wickets.