Debutants Crowned Panda and Prasid Krishna made the big stage on their own with record performances to give all-inclusive India a convincing 66-time victory over world champions England in the first ODI in a series of three matches here on Tuesday.
After an opener under fire Shikhar davan delivered with a solid 98, Krunal (58, without 31) smashed the fastest fifty of the debutant to fire India to 317 in five after England’s decision to come out.
At 135 without a loss in the 15th over, s Jason Roy (46 of 35) and Johnny Beirstov (94 of 55), becoming strong, England seemed to run away from the pursuit before Krishna (4/54) and Shardul Thakur (3/37) shared seven wickets between them to draw a winning return.
The 25-year-old Krishna’s data was the best from an Indian debutant, as England’s inning ended at 251 on 42.
“It didn’t start well and they brought us hard because we bowled badly, but we had faith,” said the Karnataka bowler, who was praised by the skipper. They grow kohli long before he made the team.
Given the nature of the surface, this was a commendable effort on the part of Indian bowling, which continued from the T20 series, to defend the notable targets with remarkable ease.
Krishna, who missed 37 tracks in his first three overs, came back strong and disturbed the batsmen with his ability to generate an additional rebound.
Thakur once again provided the breakthroughs when the team needed a senior professional Bhuvneshwar kumar too broken with a few weekends towards the end.
England had the game in the bag, but it was their fault that they threw it away, failing to upgrade the field at the start given to Bairstow and Roy.
Earlier, Dhawan and Virat Kohli (56 out of 60) shared 105 tracks for the second gate, before Krunal (58 out 31) and KL Rahul (62 out 43) sent England on a leather hunt with their undefeated stand of 112 out of 57 balls. to lead the team after 300.
Dhawan scored 11 fours and two sixes in his 106-ball shot, while Krunal grabbed seven fours and two highs in his entertaining passes.
Rahul also received a welcome after a lean run in the T20 series.
Put it here on a bat, Rohit Sharma (28 of 42) and Davan shared 64 tracks for the opening strap.
Dhawan scored two consecutive fours, a square cut and a kick, in the seventh, while Rohit hit two consecutive limits in the ninth.
Dhawan, who lost his place in the eleven for the T20s after a miserable form, received “life” when he hooked his fine leg to get his fourth limit.
India was placed at 64/0 after 15 shots. However, Rohit soon died, receiving an outer edge of the goalkeeper’s door Joss Butler from Stokes.
Skipper Collie joined Davan and the two collected the innings.
Collie received his first frontier, cover, on the 17th ball and was in its elements as he relied on drives and pulls.
Dhawan raised his fifties to a maximum, swinging 68 balls, in the 24th, then shifted gears.
Then he got another life Mouen Ali let him sit in the deep middle of a wicket by Adil Rashid.
Collie and Davan took over Ali, and the 29th won India 15 tracks. Kohli, who raced to his 61st ODI fifty on 50 balls, was fired after being caught in the deep pace of Mark Wood (2/75).
India lost its way in the middle before Krunal and Rahul entered the offensive. Davan pulled one straight toward Eoin Morgan in the middle of a wicket to miss a hundred.
There were many injuries in the field with falling Shrias Ayer, Sam Billings and Ioan Morgan.
Both Billings and Morgan returned to the bat, but Schreiss was unable to return to the field after a sprain of his left shoulder, which also cast doubt on him. IPL from next month.