India pull off a sensational comeback 66-run victory towards England in 1st ODI

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A mixed batting effort adopted a terrific bowling show as India defeated England by 66 runs within the first ODI at Pune to take a 1-0 lead within the three-match sequence.

Defending 317 on a batting paradise, India bowlers received off to a shaky begin as England openers Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow smashed them to all components to the bottom. They placed on 135 runs in 14 overs earlier than debutant Prasidh Krishna ship again Roy for 46.

Ben Stokes got here in at No.3 however didn’t impress, departed for an 11-ball 1. Bairstow and captain Eoin Morgan then tried to regular the England chase however three wickets in two overs from medium-pacer Shardul Thakur utterly turned the sport in Indiaโ€™s favour. Thakur first eliminated Bairstow for 94 after which removed Morgan and Jos Buttler in the identical over.

From there on, the vacationers by no means recovered and misplaced wickets at common intervals. Though the required run charge was by no means an issue for England however common wickets price them the match. They have been bundled out within the forty third over on 251.

For India, Krishna (4/54) recorded the most effective bowling figures by an Indian on debut. Thakur picked up three wickets whereas Bhuvneshwar Kumar additionally chipped in with two scalps.

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