India VS England Third ODI Match 2017 at Kolkata
Question in detailIndia VS England third ODI: Never ever underestimate the power of senior duo Yuvraj Sigh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who once enjoyed the title of India's, in fact, the world's best finishers. Twin centuries from the seasoned warhorses took the world by storm in Cuttack, eventually helping India wrap up the series 2-0 with one match to go. India is 2-0 up and is also on the verge of making clean sweep over England. If the hosts become the winner of IND VS ENG 3rd ODI, they would make a complete whitewash over England.
Backed by twin centuries of MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh, the home side managed to go past 350-plus for the second time in the ongoing India VS England third ODI. Yuvraj Singh marked his comeback with a scintillating career-best 150, while Mahi (MS Dhoni) enjoyed a 122-ball 134 powering India to seal the series 2-0. These centuries were special as they came out in need. Time when India was struggling 25 for 3, no one had thought India would post a mammoth total of 381 before the senior paring of Dhoni and Yuvraj stitched a record 256-run stand for the fourth wicket.
'Batsmen in need are batsmen indeed', Yuvraj and Dhoni, arguably the best finishers in the world endorsed the aforementioned statement with a record breaking partnership (256) for the fourth wicket in the second ODI at Cuttack. Match winning efforts of Yuvraj and Dhoni knocked the bottom out of England's strong batting lineup which has aggression, depth, stroke making, and above all the ability to turn the game from near-impossible.
Hunger to win and ability to perform anytime, anywhere are the attributes that make this India team an indomitable side across formats. After two clinical wins in the last two ODIs, India now has the opportunity to whitewash England. To accomplish the mission 3-0, India needs to become the winner of IND VS ENG 3rd ODI.
Will Kohli & Co. make a complete whitewash in the home ODI series against England?