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Watch: Ravindra Jadeja takes a blinder to dismiss England's Jason Roy in World Cup clash

Ravindra Jadeja. Photograph:( AFP )

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Jun 30, 2019, 04.53 PM (IST)

India's star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has taken a blinder to dismiss England opener Jason Roy during India's World Cup match against the hosts at Edgbaston. 

On Kuldeep Yadav's first ball of the fifth over, Roy tried to hit a bit shot on the long-on. 

However, substitute Jadeja came in from the long-on boundary and diving forward, he took the stunner. 

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Roy looked gutted to not go on but he played a brilliant innings that gave England an ideal start in a must-win match. 

The 28-year-old replaced James Vince in the playing XI scored 66 runs off 57 balls in the match. 

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Ahead of the match, England had received a boost with Roy returning from a hamstring injury. 

Earlier, won the toss and elected to bat under a slightly overcast Birmingham sky. 

England need to win their last two group matches against India and New Zealand to qualify for the semi-finals and if they lose then they will have to rely on other results.  

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Roy looked gutted to not go on but he played a brilliant innings that gave England an ideal start in a must-win match