Wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant played an innings of his life and guided India to a landmark series victory over England at Manchester for their third ODI on Sunday. India won the match by five wickets, with Rishabh Pant making an unbeaten 125 and taking India to an ODI series victory against England. India defeated England by five wickets in the last ODI to seal a three-match series at Old Trafford Sunday, by 2-1. India won the first ODI by ten wickets, and then England equalised by winning by 100 runs. India sealed the series with a 2-1 victory, winning their first ODI series in England in 8 years.
IND did a little more strenuous bowling in the middle overs, pressuring ENG but not conceding any big runs. Hardik Pandya and wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant put together a 133-run partnership that saved India from a dire situation. The bowler, who has been brilliant all series, again produced a brilliant performance to dismiss England for 259. Then, Pant and Hardik Pandya took the game away from the hosts in the fifth-wicket match-winning partnership. While Hardik Pandya led with the ball, picking up four wickets, Hardik Pandya then made scintillating catches off the willow alongside Pant, who remained unbeaten for 125, taking India home in style.
Rishabh Pants mastered the innings, scoring an unbeaten 125 runs off 113 balls, while the all-rounder Hardik Pandya scored 71 runs off 55 balls to help IND chase a 260-run target in just 42.1 overs. Hardik Pandya and Rishabh Pant were key in this win, as their partnership helped India to get this victory. India lost Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, and Virat Kohli at a low cost, but Hardik Pandya and Rishabh Pant helped their teams win the 3-match series. Rishabh Pant’s sensational ton and all-around performance by Hardik Pandya helped India win the 2-1 series over England at Manchester.
The victory meant India became only the third team since 2015 to win an ODI series away from England, having already claimed the previous Twenty20 series 2-1. Rishabh Pants made 125 not out, winning the match by taking a reverse-sweeping four off Joe Root, with India finishing 261-6, having chased down the 260 targets with 7.5 overs remaining. Rishabh Pant made an unbeaten 125, his maiden ODI century, as India chased down the 260 targets with 47 balls remaining. Pant not only performed the role of the main character with the bat, but he also aided the team also as a wicketkeeper. While catching Jason Roy and Moeen Ali behind the wickets, the player also assisted Yuzvendra Chahal in getting a wicket.