KL Rahul & Krunal Pandya played outstandingly & registered half-centuries each. Together they stitched 100 runs partnership & guided India to a blistering total of 317 runs for 5 wickets down in 50 overs.
Shikhar Dhawan is the highest scorer for India who smashed 98 runs off 106 balls while India Captain Virat Kohli scored 56 runs & marks his 61st ODI half-century. Krunal Pandya & KL Rahul remained unbeaten on 58 & 62 runs respectively as India reach 317 runs in 50 overs.
For England, Ben Stokes scalped three wickets while Mark Wood picked two wickets. Initially, England won the toss & elected to bowl first. India has rested Rishabh Pant for today’s match with KL Rahul taking the Rishabh Pant’s role of wicket-keeping. Krunal Pandya & Prasidh Krishan have received their maiden ODI call-up with Kuldeep Yadav been included in India’s Playing XI too. Meanwhile, for England, Sam Billings, Tom Curran and Moeen Ali are back in the playing XI. Pacer Jofra Archer won’t be available for the ODI series due to an elbow injury.
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