This is a win shoplifted. Absolutely stolen. England had done everything right – put on 350 runs on the board, had the hosts reeling at 63/4 until they encountered Virat Kohli. 27th ODI ton for the man who never disappoints. But Kohli wasn’t alone in this, for a change. After Yuvraj had been “unlucky” at No.4, leg-glancing one straight to the keeper; after Dhoni had failed to finish the innings, not for the first time of late, in walked Jadhav to smack a 65-ball hundred, an effort that bettered Kohli’s. Another chase looked to be boiling over but both the set batsmen fell, 28 runs apart, after a mammoth 200-run stand off just 147 balls. India seeked a finisher, India found a finisher.. in Hardik Pandya’s unbeaten 40 off 37 balls that sailed them home.

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