Ind vs Eng, 1st ODI: Eoin Morgan splits webbing; Sam Billings sprains collar bone joint | Cricket Information
England skipper Eoin Morgan cut up the webbing between his proper thumb and index finger whereas fielding within the first ODI towards India on the Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium on Tuesday. The lefthanded batsman needed to get stitches however is predicted to bat. The captain had walked off the field in the 41st over of the India innings.
England staff spokesman mentioned: “Eoin has cut up the webbing between his proper thumb and index finger. He has had 4 stitches inserted by the England staff physician. He expects to have the ability to bat.”
It wasn’t the most effective of days on the sphere for England as they earlier misplaced the providers of Sam Billings who harm his collar bone joint whereas fielding on the boundary. Shikhar Dhawan had pulled the ball in direction of the deep sq. boundary. Billings charged to his proper and tried to maintain it contained in the ropes however his foot got here in touch with the boundary whereas he was flicking the ball again in. After this effort, Billings left the sphere.
“Sam Billings has sprained his collar bone joint. It is not associated to the earlier shoulder damage he suffered in 2019. It is sore, he is presently receiving therapy and we’re hopeful he’ll be capable to bat later,” England staff’s spokesperson mentioned in a press release.
Morgan had earlier received the toss and opted to bowl. Krunal Pandya and Prasidh Krishna have been handed ODI debuts within the sport whereas KL Rahul was given wicket-keeping duties forward of Rishabh Pant.
On the toss, India skipper Virat Kohli mentioned: “Very blissful to bat first, we had completely different plans. The climate goes to drastically change within the night. It is an excellent alternative for us to place runs on the board. The final sport we performed right here towards England is a superb reminiscence. If we imagine we’re a high facet we ought to be able to do something, whether or not we determine or requested to do one thing.”
In the meantime, India rode on late present by Kruna Pandya (58*) and KL Rahul (62*) to attain 317/5 within the allotted 50 overs. The due stiched an unbeaten 112-run partnership after coming to bat late within the innings. Earlier, Shikhar Dhawan smashed 98, whereas skipper Virat Kohli hit 56 to contribute to India’s trigger. For England, Ben Stokes bagged three wickets whereas Mark Wooden picked two.
(With ANI inputs)