The three upcoming ODIs against India will be a more accurate gauge of where England's 50-over team are right now rather than the recent 5-0 whitewash of an under-strength Australia. The Indian team should whitewash the hosts to replace England in the ODI rankings.
Apart from the England-India series ending on July 17, Zimbabwe will host Pakistan for five matches from July 13 to 22, the West Indies will play three at home versus Bangladesh from July 22 to 28, Sri Lanka will host South Africa for five matches from July 29 to August 12 and the Netherlands play two at home against Nepal. He finished with 54 catches as England were restricted to 198/9 by a resurgent India.
Pandya bowled smartly, not giving England anything to drive and changing his pace often in his personal best analysis of 4 for 38, reducing a marauding England batting to 198 when they had looked good for 225.
Root has only made 72 runs in five innings across the two limited-overs formats since being shunted down to No7 in England's world-record score at Trent Bridge three weeks ago.
Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya credited Rohit Sharma for the team's comprehensive win in the series-clinching third and final T20 worldwide against England, saying it was a special innings from the elegant batsman after two ordinary outings.
India batsman Rohit Sharma hits out. And the team-management chose to drop him for the series-decider, much to everyone's surprise. England, on the other hand, will run up a lead of 10 points at the top of the table if they win by the same margin, the ICC said in a release. Then he hit the winning runs, a six off Jordan to clinch the series. At the end of the powerplay, thanks to Roy's blitzkrieg, England had already put on 73 without losing a wicket.
Kohli was left in disbelief when he drove a delivery straight back to Jordan, who took a catch at waist height, but Pandya picked up where the captain had left off.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni made history in the Twenty20 worldwide against England in Bristol on Sunday becoming the first wicket-keeper to pocket five catches in a T20I.
A poor series for India's leading pacer.
To make matters worse, Buttler was dropped by Yuzvendra Chahal (0/30) just after Powerplay although it was a hard chance. When Buttler was eventually dismissed by Siddarth Kaul, England were closing in on a century, inside eight overs. Pandya had a formality to do and he did well with a six to take India to victory, that too, in style. Dhoni took a simple catch. Pandya came back in the 18th over to thwart another surge from England, this time taking out Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow.