IND vs ENG 1st OD Highlights: Jasprit Bumrah (19/6) and Rohit Sharma (76*) stunned India to beat England by a huge margin of 10 wickets with 188 balls to spare in the first ODI at The Oval on Tuesday. England batted first and the entire team was all out for 110 runs in 25.2 overs. In reply, the Indian team achieved the target in 18.4 overs without losing any wicket. India defeated England by 10 wickets for the first time in ODIs.
Chasing the easy target of 111 runs, the Indian team made a slow start. Both Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan took time to settle at the crease and kept their respective wickets safe. Rohit Sharma hit six sixes by playing pull and hook shots and boosted India’s run-rate. Rohit Sharma completed his fifty in 49 balls with the help of 6 fours and three sixes. Rohit got good support from Dhawan. Both made a century partnership for the 18th time. England bowlers could not find any way to get these two batsmen out.
Rohit Sharma scored an unbeaten 76 off 58 balls with the help of 7 fours and five sixes. At the same time, Shikhar Dhawan scored 31 not out in 54 balls with the help of four fours. England gave 7 extra runs.
England accepted the invitation to bat first, but their batsmen trembled in front of Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami. Jasprit Bumrah opened the account of his wickets in the match by bowling Jason Roy in the second over. Roy could not open the account. After this Bumrah’s coin went. He sent Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow and Liam Livingstone to the pavilion frequently. Mohammed Shami got Ben Stokes swayed by wicketkeeper Pant. England’s top-order four batsmen Jason Roy, Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Liam Livingstone could not even open the account.
The effect of the blows given by Bumrah in the beginning was visible on the entire innings of England. The famous Krishna caught the catch of Moeen Ali (14) on his own ball. Shami got Jos Buttler (30) caught at deep square leg by Suryakumar Yadav. England were in danger of being all-out for their lowest score, which was avoided by David Willey (21) and Brydon Cars (15). Meanwhile, Craig Overton (8) was clean bowled by Shami. Then Bumrah bowled Cars and Willie to end England’s innings.
Jasprit Bumrah took 6 wickets for 19 runs for India. Bumrah was adjudged the player of the match for his brilliant performance. Mohammed Shami got three wickets while famous Krishna got one wicket.
Indian team captain Rohit Sharma has decided to field first after winning the toss in the first ODI against England. Rohit Sharma told that Virat Kohli is not playing due to groin pain. Shreyas Iyer will bat at number three. Jos Buttler said that the England team is taking the field with three fast bowlers like Craig Overton, Brydon Cars and Reece Topley.