India has won the 3rd ODI at Mohali and ultimately the 5-match ODI series with 2 matches still to be played. India succesfully chased the target of 299 in 49.2 overs loosing 5 wickets. Rahane made 91 for India while Gambhir made 58. The handy partnership between Dhoni and Jadeja at the end helped India to win the match. India who once were 212 for 2 seemed to be easily moving towards victory. But 3 quick wickets then brought it back for England. Finally India managed to reach the target.
England - 298/4 in 50 overs
India - 300/5 in 49.2 overs
India won by 5 wickets.
England won the toss and chose to bat. They lost Alaister Cook early scoring just 3 runs. Kieswetter managed to score a quickfire 36. Then the important partnership of Trott and Pietersen came. They made 101 runs partnership and guided England to a big score. After departure of Pietersen for 64, Bopara made 24. Then came the most important partnership of inning between Trott and Patel. The partnership worth 103 of 71 balls was pushed England to a big score. Trott remained not out on 98 while Samit Patel made 79 of just 43 balls.
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