"I thought we were never on the mark as far as runs on the board were concerned, we were 25-30 short, and England were really clinical with the bat and in the field as well", he said. The introduction of Liam Plunkett hastened the run rate with his first two overs yielding 21 runs, mostly to silky cover drives by Shikhar Dhawan, but a moment of brilliance from Ben Stokes ended a unsafe partnership alongside India's captain.

The normally fluent Rohit Sharma, who scored a superb century during India´s eight-wicket win in the series-opener at Trent Bridge, struggled to make two off 18 balls, his innings ending when he flicked Willey to Wood at deep square leg.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar comes back into the side as Umesh Yadav misses out.

Kent captain Sam Billings has been called into the England one-day global squad for their crucial series decider against India on Tuesday.

'Lava bomb' crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat
The lava entering the ocean at Kamukona hit a steep slope, and was quickly carried down to deeper parts of the ocean, said Babb. Lava erupts from a Kilauea volcano fissure in Leilani Estates, on Hawaii's Big Island , on May 24, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii .

Vince, who was dropped earlier this summer after disappointing returns in Australia and New Zealand, could be considered fortunate to get the call despite being in impressive form with Hampshire this season. Another change for India is that Dinesh Karthik comes in for KL Rahul. This win secured the series, 2-1, against the number two ranked side in the world in the sort of conditions that India themselves would have welcomed: a dry surface offering some turn to their spin bowlers.

England's Joe Root plays the last shot of the third One Day International (ODI) cricket match between England and India, for four runs and reaching his century, at Headingley Stadium in Leeds, northern England on July 17, 2018. Suresh Raina (46 runs), Virat Kohli (45) and Shikhar Dhawan all put up a fighting effort, but went in vain.

England: Eoin Morgan (c), Jos Buttler (wk), Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, James Vince, Jake Ball.

Billings will be available for Kent's match with Surrey at The Spitfire Ground on Friday as this is the last white-ball match before the five-match Test series with India begins. The live streaming of the match will be available on SonyLiv.com or the SonyLiv app.


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