Shikhar Dhawan believes the team needs to learn from their mistakes
India won the T20I but lost the One-Day International series.
Updated - Jul 18, 2018 5:49 pm
Team India recently played a three-match ODI series against England, however, lost they lost it 2-1. In the first match at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, the Men in Blue romped home to a victory with eight wickets in hand. Kuldeep Yadav notched a six-wicket haul after which Rohit Sharma brought up his 18th ODI century to help his team take a 1-0 lead in the series.
The Brits were needed to win the second match at Lord’s in order to stay alive in the series. Eoin Morgan and Co showed grit and resilience, and eventually emerged victorious by 86 runs. Joe Root’s 12th ODI century helped them over the line. In the last and deciding match at Headingley in Leeds, Root played stupendous cricket and scored yet another ODI ton.
India’s bittersweet campaign thus far
The knock helped England carve a stupendous victory, which also ensured that they won the series 2-1. Prior to that, India played England in a three-match T20I series. The opening match at Trent Bridge in Nottingham was won by Virat Kohli’s men. Kuldeep picked up a five-wicket-haul, which helped his team to victory. The English team came back brilliantly to win at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff.
Sharma’s third T20I ton at County Ground in Bristol helped the Men in Blue to a series victory. Meanwhile, Shikhar Dhawan, who didn’t have an overwhelming outing in the limited-overs fixtures, expressed his gratitude to the massive crowd that was present at the venues to support India.
He took to Twitter and wrote, “Big thanks to all our wonderful fans especially here in UK who turned up in huge numbers to support us. We gave our best. But we have to channelize our energies to learn from our mistakes. We win some, we lose some but the Grind never stops. #TeamIndia #ENGvIND”
Here is Dhawan’s tweet
Big thanks to all our wonderful fans especially here in UK who turned up in huge numbers to support us. We gave our best. But we have to channelize our energies to learn from our mistakes. We win some, we lose some but the Grind never stops. 💪🏽 #TeamIndia #ENGvIND pic.twitter.com/RHzlfYRbSX
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) July 18, 2018