3rd ODI: Easy 7-wicket win for India against England, take 2-1 lead

A target of 156 was never going to be enough to test the hosts. Virat Kohli found form after the bowlers did a fantastic job. Homeboy MS Dhoni struck the winning runs.

updated: January 19, 2013 21:58 IST
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Ranchi: Virat Kohli hit a polished unbeaten 77 in 79 balls as India cantered home in style in the third One-Day International against England on Saturday (January 19) at the JSCA International Cricket Stadium in Ranchi. Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni were at the crease when India reached the target of 156 runs with seven wickets in hand and 21.5 overs to spare.

The win was, however, set up by the Indian bowlers, who vindicated Dhoni’s decision to field by bowling England out for just 155 in 42.2 overs.


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