ASIA CUP 2018
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Virat Kohli made runs in the match but couldn't prevent India slipping to defeat. Their partnership stretched to 29, in which time Kohli passed 50, and with Anderson and Stuart Broad's threat beginning to diminish, the game appeared to be slipping away. England needed something special, Joe Root turned to Stokes and, ever the man for the big occasion, the all-rounder delivered.
Kohli had looked in complete control throughout the second innings but as he stepped across and tried to whip the ball through midwicket, Stokes arrowed the ball in at his pads and found his target. Kohli's review came more in hope than expectation. Shami went later in the over, edging a back-of-a-length delivery behind, and England were on the brink.
There may have been a few England nerves as Sharma got the ball to the boundary twice in a Stokes over, using the edge of his bat to good effect, and a few verbals between Stokes and Pandya at the end of the over showed neither side were taking anything for granted just yet.
England inched ever closer to victory in the next over though as, for the second time in the match, Rashid outfoxed Sharma 11 with his googly. It took a review but the tailender was on his way.