IND vs ENG 1st ODI- India took the lead by winning 66 runs –

IND vs ENG 1st ODI- India took the lead by winning 66 runs –

Once again Kohli gets a toss failure

Continuing to lose the toss, India’s captain Virat Kohli continues. Virat Kohli also failed to win the toss in the fruit ODI match played in Pune. Earlier in the series of 5 T20 matches, Virat Kohli won the toss only once.

In the first ODI, England captain Eion Morgan once again won the toss and decided to bowl first. India’s openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan made a slow and thoughtful start. However, both batsmen faced difficulties in the beginning.

India’s openers faced difficulties in the beginning

Because there was grass on the pitch in the beginning, due to which the bounce was seen. Due to this bounce, a ball from Mark Wood hit the elbow of Rohit Sharma and very loud, which was a ball of 148 kmp speed.

As soon as the ball started bleeding from his elbow on Rohit Sharma’s elbow and became a scar. After a short treatment, Rohit again agreed to play, which made the Indian fans happy. After this, both the batsmen took India’s innings slowly forward.

Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma shared a 64-run partnership for the fruit wicket. India’s first wicket fell as Rohit Sharma on the score of 64 runs. Rohit Sharma scored 28 runs, during which he also hit 4 fours.

Dhawan and Kohli handled India’s innings

Captain Virat Kohli came to support Shikhar Dhawan after his dismissal. A crucial 105-run partnership for the second wicket struck between Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan.

This partnership laid a foundation for the visiting batsmen. India’s second wicket fell as Virat Kohli at the score of 169. Captain Kohli scored 56 runs, facing 60 balls. Shikhar Dhawan was still at the crease.

Middle order created trouble

Shreyesh Iyer, who came to bat at number four, did nothing special and was dismissed for only 6 runs. Shikhar Dhawan lost his wicket when India’s score was 197 after Iyer was dismissed, while Shikhar Dhawan was batting on a score of 98 runs.

Shikhar Dhawan unfortunately missed his century by just 2 runs after putting India in good shape. Hardik Pandya, who came to bat at number 5, could not show anything special and was dismissed by just 1 run.

Krunal-Rahul’s 112-run partnership strengthened India

Now India’s score was 205 runs at the loss of 5 wickets, and India looked in trouble. In this, KL Rahul, struggling with his news form, and debutant Kurnal Pandya gave a new direction to India’s faltering innings.

KL Rahul was battling continuously for his timing in the beginning. But after staying at the crease for a while, KL Rahul started playing good shots. And playing his first ODI, Kurnal Pandya supported KL Rahul well.

Krunal started playing aggressive shots as soon as he arrived and on seeing he dominated the England bowlers. Krunal Pandya completed his half-century in just 26 balls in his first ODI.

Krunal Pandya scored 58 runs in his innings, facing 31 balls with the help of 7 fours and 2 sixes. KL Rahul scored 62 runs in 43 balls with the help of 4 fours and 4 sixes.

KL Rahul and Krunal Pandya shared a 112-run partnership for the sixth wicket in just 60 balls. At one time it seemed that India would not even be able to get close to 270, but due to the excellent partnership of 112 runs of these two, India managed to score a respectable score of 317/5. For England, Ben Stokes got 3 and Mark Wood got 2 wickets.

Krunal Pandya created history on his debut

He scored a special record in his name by scoring a half-century in just 26 balls. Krunal Pandya named his the record of fastest half-century player to debut in ODIs.

England openers start fast

The England team started very fast to chase 318 runs. Openers Jason Roy and Johnny Bairstow started putting pressure on the Indian bowlers right from the start. The two shared a 135-run partnership for just 86 balls for the first wicket. Jason Roy scored 46 runs off the famous Krishna ball.

England’s middle order once again silenced

After this, Ben Stokes, who came to bat at number 3, was also sent by the famous Krishna to the pavilion on the score of 1 run. On the very next ball, dodging Captain Morgan, he was caught in the slip, but Virat Kohli gave up the catch in the hand.

And by his century by just 6 runs. Bairstow scored 94 runs in 66 balls, which included 6 fours and 7 sixes, after which Captain Morgan was also dismissed by Shardul Thakur for a score of 22.

Once England’s wickets started. After the wickets continued to fall, apart from Moin Ali’s 30 runs, the batsmen failed to score runs, thus despite the fast start, England’s innings was reduced to 251 runs in 42.1 overs.

Indian bowlers return after a poor start

After considered135 in just 14 overs indian bowler comeback well. Performing excellent bowling, debuton Prasidh Krishna took 4 wickets to his name. Shardul Thakur got 3, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Krunal Pandya debuting got one wicket. India won the match by 66 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the series.

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