ENGLAND TOUR OF INDIA 2020-21 by Rob Johnston • Last updated on Share Tweet Jos Buttler feels it is important to get early breakthroughs to control late onslaught © Getty Unless India decide on a radical change of approach with the bat for the ODI series decider on Sunday (March 28), they will once again look to set a platform in the first 30 overs and then explode in the final 20. It is what they have done in both of the opening two matches of this series with Rishabh Pant and the Pandya brothers letting loose. India’s strategy puts pressure on their own batsmen to fire late on but it also puts added pressure on England’s death bowlers, who know they are being deliberately targeted. How they handle those final overs with the ball is likely to be a key factor in who wins the game. India scored 112 in the final ten overs in the opening ODI while they did better than that on Friday in game two, making 126. On the face of it, those numbers suggest England’s bowlers bowled poorly but judging performance at this stage of an innings purely on run rate is too simplistic…. Read full this story
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