India thump England to clinch T20 series after Rohit Sharma century

Kuldeep Yadav celebrates after taking the wicket of England's Jos Buttler

Rohit Sharma backed up the heroics of pace bowler Hardik Pandya by hitting 100 not out as India clinched the T20 global series against England at Bristol yesterday.

England made a flying start after being put in to bat, Jason Roy (67) and Jos Buttler (34) sharing an opening stand of 94 in under eight overs. Man of the Series & Match Rohit brought up his century in 56 balls.

The hosts then lost wickets in quick succession and were eventually restricted them to 198/9 in 20 overs.

Pandya played a major role in Sunday's deciding match at Bristol with bat and ball taking four for 38 and scoring a rapid 33 not out that helped India get past England's 198-9 total. India had earlier, won the clash at Old Trafford but England leveled the series in Cardiff.

The sides start a three-game one-day worldwide series on Thursday before playing five Tests.

Captain Virat Kohli had earlier fallen three short of a half-century, caught by a juggling and diving Joe Root on the fine-leg boundary off David Willey.

The Indian captain began to gain in confidence as he hit another six off Plunkett before he fell victim of Jordan in the 15th over, caught and bowled by the bowler in a soft dismissal. But while the home team's slide started at this stage, India overcame the sluggish phase and marched ahead of England's respective score to consistently bring down the required rate and the pressure, if any.

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KL Rahul brilliant who scored brilliant century in the first match failed to perform in the second match just adding 6 runs. Pandya came back in the 18th over to thwart another surge from England, this time taking out Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow.

Meanwhile, MS Dhoni bagged five catches and became the only wicket-keeper in the world to as many scalps in a T20I match.

"India were probably on top of their game today, and we weren't - and we were just short".

Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya says his team's win in the T20 global series against England is a stepping stone for the upcoming 50 over series. The post match presentation saw both the captains, Virat Kohli and Eoin Morgan, agreeing that England's handling of Kuldeep made the difference in the match. "But the character they showed, that's something we're very proud of". "India played better than us". We had to make the batsmen feel like they would make mistakes.

"We were pushed back initially in the first six".

"When I went for 22 in an over I thought the T20 is a amusing format and the only thing to do was to come back and bowl my best balls. This series for us has produced three different performances".

Kohli said: "The comeback from the bowlers was outstanding - I thought they would end up getting 225 or 230 which would have been tough".

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