Birmingham: Ravindra Jadeja and Ishant Saharma shine for India to beat England by 5 runs in final of International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy played at Edgbaston.
England after losing early four wickets at the total of 46 runs recovered well. As Eion Morgan and Ravi Bopara made a curtail half century partnership. Morgan made 33 runs with Bopara’s 30. But Ishant Sharma came with magical over to turn the game in favor of India again. As he remove both set batsman Morgan and Bopara in its over. Jadeja came with another tite over to restrict England to 124 runs, losing 8 wickets.
Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Ishant Sharma took 2 wickets while Umashes Yadav took one wicket each.
Earlier match was reduced to 20-20 overs due to rain. England won the toss and Invite India to bat first. India lose an early wicket in shape of Rohit Sharma at the total of 19 runs. Shikar Dhawan top scorer in this tournament after making 31 runs become the victim of James Tradwell at the total of 50 runs. While Virat Kohli made quick unbeaten 45 runs with Ravindra Jadeja’s 20 lead India to the total of 110 runs on lose of 6 wickets.
Ravi Bopara took 3 wickets while Stuart Broad and James Tredwell took one wicket each for England.