The England tour of India is finally coming to an end today after four Tests, five T20Is, and two ODIs later. India and England will clash in the series decider in Pune as the ODI series is leveled at 1-1.
1:10 pm | India Playing XI for 3rd ODI
1:08 pm | England Playing XI for 3rd ODI
Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Dawid Malan, Jos Buttler(w/c), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Reece Topley, Mark Wood.
1:08 pm | England wins toss
“There’s a tinge of grass but it’ll be hard, so the batsmen can play through the line and trust the pace and bounce on the pitch, like the first two ODIs. And with dew coming into play, I think the team winning the toss will bowl first,” VVS Laxman says in the pitch report.
And England wins the toss and opts to field first.
India won the first ODI but then England came roaring back in the second ODI. The win for either side is crucial. England would be high on confidence following their thrashing of India by six wickets on Friday
Virat Kohli and milestones always go hand-in-hand. The ace cricketer is set to lead India in his 200th match across formats when he walks out for the toss in the IND vs ENG 3rd ODI in Pune today.