(BBC) India took an unassailable 3-1 lead in the one-day series against England following a five-wicket win in Mohali yesterday.

Alastair Cook (76), Kevin Pietersen (76) and Joe Root (57 not out) all hit half-centuries as England made 257-7.

Rohit Sharma scored 83 to get India off to a good start, before Suresh Raina finished the job with an unbeaten 89.

Raina had been caught at slip on 41, but umpire Steve Davis called dead ball because bowler Steven Finn’s knee broke the stumps at the non-striker’s end.

Finn, with his extra pace and nagging line, was England’s most effective bowler but was again left to reflect on a problem where his knee clipped the stumps in his follow-through.

The problem first became apparent in August 2012, when Finn was denied South Africa captain Graeme Smith’s wicket because of a dead ball. The 23-year-old paceman might have got England back into the fourth one-day international had the problem not reoccurred when India still needed 80 runs to win.

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