India beat England by 8 wickets at Trent Bridge in the 1st ODI of the Series

India's Rohit Sharma celebrates reaching his century
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India won the toss and decided to bowl against England in the 1st ODI at Trent Bridge, Nottingham today.

FULL SCORECARD

India won by 8 wickets

England
1st Innings
268/10 (49.5 Ov)
RR: 5.38

India
1st Innings
269/2 (40.1 Ov)
RR: 6.7

England 268 (Jos Buttler 53, Ben Stokes 50; Kuldeep Yadav 6-25)

India 269-2 (Rohit Sharma 137*, Virat Kohli 75) 

Result India won by 8 wickets

 

After a great start from the openers Jonny Bairstow 38 and Jason Roy 38, who put on 73 for the first wicket, in just over 10 overs, Kuldeep Yadav came on to bowl and proceeded to take 6-25 off 10 overs and virtually grind England’s innings to a standstill. However, Jos Buttler 53 and Ben Stokes 50 both batted well to help take England to 268 all out, off 49.5 overs, with support from Moeen Ali 24 and Adil Rashid 22, towards the end of the innings.

In reply, India batted superbly winning by 8 wickets with the England bowlers having no answer to the brilliance of Rohit Sharma 137* and Virat Kohli 75 in particular.

 

England - Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Jos Buttler(wk), Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, David Willey, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood

 

India - Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli(c), Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni(wk), Hardik Pandya, Siddarth Kaul, Umesh Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chaha

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