Ind vs Eng 1st ODI: Debutants Krunal Pandya, Prasidh Krishna shine as India win by 66 runs | Cricket Information
India rode on the very good efficiency by debutants Krunal Pandya and Prasidh Krishna to register a convincing 66-run victory over world champions England within the first ODI of the three-match sequence in Pune on Tuesday.
With this win, India has gone 1-0 up within the three-match sequence. Each groups will now lock horns within the second ODI on Friday.
After under-fire opener Shikhar Dhawan delivered with a strong 98, Krunal (58 not out off 31) smashed the fastest fifty by a debutant to fireside India to 317 for 5 following England’s determination to subject.
Chasing 318, England obtained off to a perfect begin as openers Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow made full use of the powerplay overs and the guests scored 89 runs with out shedding a wicket inside the primary ten overs. Bairstow and Roy ultimately placed on 135 runs for the primary wicket inside 15 overs.
Bairstow went previous his half-century, however Roy (46) ended up lacking the milestone as he was despatched again to the pavilion by Prasidh Krishna. This was Krishna’s first wicket in ODI cricket. In his very subsequent over, Krishna despatched Ben Stokes (1) again to the pavilion, decreasing the guests to 137/2. Bairstow (94) additionally missed out on his century as he was dismissed by Shardul Thakur with England nonetheless needing 149 runs for the win.
England’s innings additional derailed within the twenty fifth over as Shardul helped the hosts see the again of skipper Eoin Morgan (22) and Jos Buttler (2), decreasing the guests to 176/5. Sam Billings and Moeen Ali then fashioned a 41-run stand for the sixth wicket however with 101 runs away from victory, Billings (18) ended up shedding his wicket to Krishna, decreasing England to 217/6 within the thirty third over.
Sam Curran and Moeen Ali placed on 20 runs for the seventh wicket, however this stand was lower brief by Bhuvneshwar Kumar as he dismissed Ali (30) and India seemed set for a well-known comeback victory within the first ODI. Within the very subsequent over, Krunal Pandya eliminated Sam Curran (12) and the hosts had been trying to end the match in a jiffy. Ultimately, the hosts received the match by 66 runs. For the hosts, Prasidh Krishna scalped 4 figures and he returned with the most effective bowling figures for an Indian debutant in an ODI.
Earlier, Shikhar Dhawan (98) and Virat Kohli (56) might need set the platform on the prime, however it was KL Rahul (62*) and Krunal Pandya’s (58*) blitz in the long run that propelled India’s rating to 317/5. The duo added 111 of their 112 runs within the final 9 overs as they despatched the English bowlers on a leather-based hunt. Requested to bat first, India obtained off to a cautious begin as openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan placed on 39 runs inside the primary ten overs. The rating would have been extra however England’s ground-fielding was on top of things and the guests clearly saved 20 runs within the first ten.
Stokes, who was taking part in his first ODI after the 2019 World Cup ultimate towards New Zealand, supplied the primary breakthrough to England as he had Rohit (28) caught by the hands of wicketkeeper Jos Buttler within the sixteenth over of the innings, ending the opening partnership of 64. Skipper Virat Kohli subsequent joined Dhawan within the center and the duo began accumulating runs at a brisk tempo. The left-handed Dhawan began off the twenty fourth over with a six and in consequence, he introduced up his half-century. Each Kohli and Dhawan placed on 105 runs for the second wicket, and it additionally noticed Kohli going previous his 50. However in making an attempt to speed up additional, skipper Kohli (56) ended up giving his wicket away to Mark Wooden, decreasing hosts to 169/2 within the thirty third over.
Shreyas Iyer, who got here out to bat at quantity 4, was not in a position to impress with the bat and he departed after scoring simply six runs. England managed to bathroom down Dhawan (98) when the left-handed was in his 90s, and this led to his dismissal within the thirty ninth over. Quickly after, Hardik Pandya (1) additionally ended up giving his wicket to Stokes and this left the hosts in a spot of trouble with 9.3 overs nonetheless left within the innings.
Making his debut, Krunal did now present any nerves and he smashed boundaries persistently to assist India rocket alongside within the ultimate overs. The left-hander additionally registered a half-century in his first ODI and he created the file for the quickest fifty scored by a debutant in ODI cricket — 26 balls. Within the ultimate 5 overs, the hosts managed to attain 67 extra runs and India cruised previous the 300-run mark. Krunal and Rahul clearly took the English bowlers without warning as they saved matching one another shot for shot.
Temporary Scores: India 317/5 (Shikhar Dhawan 98, KL Rahul 62*, Ben Stokes 3-34) vs England 251 (Jonny Bairstow 94, Jason Roy 46, Prasidh Krishna 4-54).
(With Businesses inputs)