Krunal Pandya gets emotional after scoring a blistering knock of 58 runs not out on his debut ODI match against England in Pune on Tuesday. Krunal’s fifty helped India to post a decent total of 317 runs for five wickets down from the allotted 50 overs. Commentators asked Krunal to say few words about his performance with the bat but Krunal couldn’t express himself in words & suddenly broke into tears in front of the cameras.
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Hardik Pandya was seen consoling his brother after this incident. In the match, Krunal Pandya came to bat at a tough phase with India struggling at 205 for five wickets down with less than 10 overs remaining.
Krunal & KL Rahul took the responsibility for India’s Innings & scored an unbeaten 112 runs stand for the sixth wicket down. Krunal became the fastest batsman to score a fifty on his ODI debut. He scored a quick-fire fifty in just 26 balls. KL Rahul who was initially struggling to score in the T20I against England found his lost form back & remained unbeaten on 62 runs.
For England, Ben Stokes was the pick of the bowlers as he scalped three wickets for 34 runs in his eight overs stint. Mark Wood also scalped two wickets to strengthen England’s bowling attack. However, England’s batsmen failed to perform well with the bat as India’s bowlers wrapped their innings at 43rd over on 251 runs.