When no 1 and no 2 teams in ICC points table play against each other, an exciting game is always on the cards. With the series levelled 1-1, the final match was expected to be a close encounter. What we witnessed on 29th March at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium ( Pune) was something truly remarkable.

There is always an x-factor of England and that is their never die attitude. They showed this character last night. India held on to their nerves and registered a thrilling victory. This led to India winning the ODI series 2-1.

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Here we bring to you the INDIA VS ENGLAND ODI SERIES 2021 STATS

India vs England ODI Series 2021 Results

1st one day – India won by 66 run

2nd one day- England won by 6 wickets

3rd one day – India won by 7 runs

India vs England ODI Series 2021 Man of the Match

1st one day – Shikhar Dhawan – 98 (106)

2nd one day — Jonny Bairstow – 124 (112)

3rd one day – Sam Curran – 95 (83)

  • India:

Team India performed exceptionally well in the batting department throughout the series. The biggest positives to take from this series for India is the form of their key players. Shikhar Dhawan, Kl Rahul, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant all performed exceptionally well throughout the series.

The return in form of Kl Rahul was a huge sigh of relief for India. Pandya brothers also played a few important knocks to help their side reach competitive totals.

India vs England ODI Series 2021 Man of The Series- Jonny Bairstow – 219 runs

India should be pleased with the overall batting performance of the players.

Rating – 8.5/10.

  • England:

If we talk about the first match, they were cruising along towards victory but suddenly they had a brain fade and the team collapsed. In the second ODI, England learned from their mistakes and chased down the target very easily with 6 overs to spare. In the third and final ODI, the team lost few key players in the starting, but Sam Curran’s heroic efforts almost sealed the match for them.

Almost all the key players of the star-studded batting line-up played good cricket. Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes all performed well.They just need to be calm and play sensible cricket at times during pressure situations.

Rating- 8/10.

India vs England ODI Series 2021 Most Runs – Jonny Bairstow – 219

India vs England ODI Series 2021 Venue – Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium ( Pune)

  • India:

The bowling performance of team India in this series can be termed as above average. The pace bowlers Bhuvi, Shardul Thakur did a good job. Both of them bowled a few slower deliveries and took wickets when it was required.

Prasidh Krishna had a memorable debut match. He took 2 quick wickets in the middle overs to change the course of the game in the 1st match. T Natarajan bowled some slow off cutters in the final game to restrict the England batsmen.

The spinners went for a lot of runs. Kuldeep Yadav had a horrible 2nd ODI. Team India bowlers were able to pick up wickets in crucial phases which made the difference.

Rating -7/10.

India vs England ODI Series 2021 Most Wickets – Shardul Thakur -7


England bowling performance was also just like India. The pitch which was offered at MCA Stadium, Pune was a batting-friendly wicket. The pace attack of England which had names such as Mark Wood, Sam Curran, Tom Curran all went for runs.

The spinners Adil Rashid and Moin Ali also went for a few runs. The English bowlers were somewhat successful in containing the Indian batsmen in the final ODI, else the scorecard would have looked much different. It was the nature of wicket that made the England bowlers toil hard.

Rating 6.5-10.

Overall, it was a series that went down to the wire. The no 1 and no 2 sides showed a lot of character throughout the series. Whether we talk about Krunal Pandya playing an amazing debut knock, Sam Curran almost single-handedly guiding the side to an improbable victory.

Prasidh Krishna bowling the magical spell in the first ODI to change the match on its head, all these key moments defined this wonderful encounter.

India vs England ODI Series 2021 Schedule

1st one day – 23rd March 2021

2nd one day—26th March 2021

3rd one day—29th march 2021

This was India vs England ODI series stats.