England vs India - Highlights & Stats

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Morgan said there were key things to learn from the game which the hosts would take into the three-match ODI series starting on 12 July.

Only moments of brilliance from England kept India in check. The visitors went on to register their eighth T20I series win as Rohit Sharma smashed a fluent century during the chase. The home team did everything that could be done to win the series but fortune favored the courageous - this time the bravest was the synonym of Rohit Sharma - the Indian opener congregated his third hundred in T20Is, becomes the second batsman to do so, to throttle his team stop only in the port of victory.

The only way England were going to contain India here was by taking wickets.

"The unit as a whole did really well", England captain Eoin Morgan told Sky Sports.

England will feel they missed their opportunity with the bat after Roy and Jos Buttler got off to a blistering start by adding 94 inside eight overs. Roy completed his half-century.

Buttler was bowled heaving at Kaul Siddarth, while Roy edged a slower ball from debutant Deepak Chahar.

Some poor bowling from Indian pacers, who either sprayed the ball or bowled too short, helped England in making a bright start. England's openers have gone hard at the bowlers from the start, while India have been far more circumspect. Pandya mixed up his pace and length to finish with 4-38, having Stokes caught at mid-off for 14 and enticing Bairstow, on 25, to edge behind.

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Fourth-ranked Rohit Sharma of India will be looking to continue his T20I form in the ODIs, sixth-ranked Joe Root of England has a good chance of overtaking Ross Taylor, while the South Africa pair of Quinton de Kock and Faf du Plessis as well as India's left-handed opener Shikhar Dhawan are the other players likely to be seen in action. "There was a lot more clarity in the shots that we played".

"That total isn't defendable when a guy comes out and plays like that on a small ground".

He was ably supported by skipper Virat Kohli, who scored a 29-ball 43.

"When I went for 22 in an over, I thought "the T20 is a amusing format", and the only thing to do was to come back and bowl my best balls".

Kohli said: "The comeback from the bowlers was outstanding - I thought they would end up getting 225 or 230, which would have been tough". They look daunting. And MS Dhoni didn't even make it to the crease. We applied pressure and pulled the game back. "With the wicket being so good, I knew I just needed to stay there as long as possible".

Pandya, who had come back with a two-run second over, showed he had learned from his mistake early on.

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