Jos Buttler's unbeaten 83 outperforms Virat Kohli's 77 as England take 2-1 series lead in T20 series

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FirstCricket Staff March 17, 2021 10:33:04 IST
Jos Buttler's unbeaten 83 outperforms Virat Kohli's 77 as England take 2-1 series lead in T20 series

Despite that initial blip, England never looked out of sorts as Jos Buttler (83*) and Jonny Bairstow (40*) completed an easy chase with 10 balls to spare. Sportzpics

Jos Buttlers unbeaten 83 outperforms Virat Kohlis 77 as England take 21 series lead in T20 series

Skipper Virat Kohli's unbeaten 46-ball 77 went in vain as India collapsed to an eight-wicket defeat in the third T20I against England at Ahmedabad's Narendra Modi Stadium on Tuesday. The visitors The visitors eventually took a 2-1 lead in the five-match series with the win. Sportzpics

Jos Buttlers unbeaten 83 outperforms Virat Kohlis 77 as England take 21 series lead in T20 series

England won the toss and opted to field. Their decision to do so worked with Mark Wood getting rid of KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma within the first five overs. Sportzpics

Jos Buttlers unbeaten 83 outperforms Virat Kohlis 77 as England take 21 series lead in T20 series

Rishabh Pant got off to a start, but could not convert it as he finished with 25 runs off 20 balls. Sportzpics

Jos Buttlers unbeaten 83 outperforms Virat Kohlis 77 as England take 21 series lead in T20 series

Despite a slow start to their innings, the hosts accelerated in the second-half of their innings with Hardik Pandya (17 runs off 15 balls) also playing a pivotal role towards the end of Indian innings. He was involved in a 70-run stand with Kohli before being dismissed in the final ball. India finished at 156-6. Sportzpics

Jos Buttlers unbeaten 83 outperforms Virat Kohlis 77 as England take 21 series lead in T20 series

Defending 156, Yuzvendra Chahal struck early, removing Jason Roy (9) in the fourth over. Sportzpics

Jos Buttlers unbeaten 83 outperforms Virat Kohlis 77 as England take 21 series lead in T20 series

Despite that initial blip, England never looked out of sorts as Jos Buttler (83*) and Jonny Bairstow (40*) completed an easy chase with 10 balls to spare. Sportzpics

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