After Ben Stokes & Jonny Bairstow has brought England back into the match, the fall of three wickets has given a ray of hope to the hosts.
Ben Stokes got out for 99 runs followed by Jony Bairstow’s & Jos Buttler’s wickets. Bhuvneshwar Kumar returned back to remove Ben Stokes, who smashed 99 runs off 52 balls. He put on 175 runs for the second wicket down with Jonny Bairstow going back to the pavilion after registering his 19th ODI Century off just 95 balls.
Before them, Jason Roy scored a half-century & added 110 runs partnership for England. However, the opening partnership was broken when confusion occurred between the two batsmen & Jason Roy got run out for 55 runs. After Jason Roy went back to the pavilion, Ben Stokes came on the field to steady England’s innings.
Earlier hosts finished on a mammoth total of 336/6 from 50 overs against England. KL Rahul scored his fifth ODI century while Virat Kohli & Rishabh Pant peeled off impressive half-centuries.
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