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India vs England 1st ODI Highlights: India win by 66 runs as debutants shine

India vs England (IND vs ENG) 1st ODI Highlights: Team India have taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match ODI series against world champion England.

By: Sports Desk |
Updated: March 26, 2021 12:15:47 pm
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India vs England (IND vs ENG) 1st ODI Highlights: India won the 1st ODI vs England in Pune on Tuesday by 66 runs. Invited to bat, India scored 317/5 in the first ODI against England on Tuesday. England were all out for 251 in 42.1 overs, losing by 66 runs.

Opener Shikhar Dhawan top-scored with a 98 while captain Virat Kohli (56), KL Rahul (62 not out) and debutant Krunal Pandya (58 not out) struck half centuries in a solid battig performance. For England, all-rounder Ben Stokes picked up three wickets, while Mark Wood snared two. India handed ODI debuts to Krunal Pandya and Prasidh Krishna, while spinner Kuldeep Yadav also made a comeback to the playing XI. For England, Sam Billings, Tom Curran and Moeen Ali are back in the XI.

England raced off to a blistering start before a collapse in the later overs as Prasidh Krishna (4/54) became the first ever Indian to take four wickets on ODI debut.

India v England ODI Series 2021

1st ODI, Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune, 23 Mar, 2021

ENG 251 / 10 (42.1)


IND 317 / 5 (50.0)

Mark Wood2 7
Bhuvneshwar Kumar9.0 30 2
Prasidh Krishna8.1 54 4

India win by 66 runs

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India vs England 1st ODI Highlights:

21:35 (IST)23 Mar 2021
India go 1-0 up

India, for once, have won the first match of a series. Debutants Prasidh Krishna and Krunal Pandya have stolen the show today, after another one of Shikhar Dhawan's typical prove-himself-against-odds innings, falling 2 runs short of his century in India's total of 317. The stars really were Krunal - who smashed the fastest fifty on ODI debut in history - and Prasidh Krishna - who became the first ever Indian to take 4 wickets in his first ODI as England were knocked out for 251 in the 43rd over.

21:27 (IST)23 Mar 2021
India win 1st ODI by 66 runs

Tom Curran is joined by Mark Wood, England's Number 11. Tom Curran looks to protect Wood from strike. How deep can he take it? A couple of overs from Kuldeep and Bhuvi are seen off. Prasidh Krishna comes back and gets Curran's wicket. Prasidh Krishna (4/54) finishes with the best figures by an Indian debutant. India win by 66 runs.

21:21 (IST)23 Mar 2021
England collapse

There is a collapse now. England are handing it over to India. Krunal Pandya strikes. Sam Curran is caught in the deep off him, that's Krunal's first ODI wicket. Adil Rashid then falls for a duck.

ENG 247/9 after 40

21:14 (IST)23 Mar 2021

Bhuvi has once again been very economical and now picks up a wicket to send back Moeen Ali, who is caught behind for 30. Moeen Ali fends at one and edges it to KL Rahul behind the stumps The Curran brothers are now out in the middle. England 237 for 7 - need 81 off 77 balls

20:49 (IST)23 Mar 2021
3-fer on ODI debut for Prasidh Krishna

England well ahead of the rate, but they continue to lose wickets as Billings (18) chips one to Kohli at cover. Gill misses his shy it at the striker's end, Ali wasn't even in the frame. ENG 217 for 6 in 32.1 - need 101 from 107 balls. 

20:19 (IST)23 Mar 2021
Shardul Thakur gets three

The Indians are back in the game as half the England side is back in the pavilion. Shardul Thakur gets two in one over, removes captain Morgan and Buttler. The game has turned on its head in the last half an hour. Buttler (2) departs cheaply, out lbw to Thakur - and DRS doesn't save him. ENG are 181/5 after 26 overs.

20:05 (IST)23 Mar 2021

A case of the nervous 90's for Bairstow, who tries to smash a six to get to his century but can only hit it straight to Kuldeep Yadav on the mid-wicket boundary. Bairstow becomes the second opener today to depart in the 90s after finding Kuldeep at square leg. Shardul Thakur, with the happy knack of picking up important wickets, does it again. ENG are 171/3 after 23 overs.

19:58 (IST)23 Mar 2021
Injury update:

Shreyas Iyer subluxated his left shoulder in the 8th over while fielding. He has been taken for further scans and won't take any further part in the game. Rohit Sharma was hit on the right elbow while batting and felt some pain later. He won't take the field.

19:42 (IST)23 Mar 2021
Prasidh almost has third but Kohli drops

Morgan gets a life first ball. The ball pops out of Kohli's hand at slip as he hits the ground and the England captain could've been run-out too The Indian players are charged up out there as Prasidh bowls a wicket-maiden. ENG 137/2 after 17 overs

19:39 (IST)23 Mar 2021
Krishna strikes again

Prasidh Krishna is having a brilliant start to his ODI International career as he gets India's second wicket as well. He removes Ben Stokes for 1 after he finds substitute Gill at  short cover.

19:27 (IST)23 Mar 2021

Debutant Prasidh Krishna gets his maiden ODI wicket to deny Jason Roy a half-century and give India a much-needed breakthrough. After a violent partnership of 135 off 86 balls, the opening stand has been broken - Roy is caught caught at the second attempt by Suryakumar Yadav at backward point. ENG is 135/1 after 15 overs

19:10 (IST)23 Mar 2021
100 run partnership

A quickfire fifty from Jonny Bairstow and England are off to a terrific start, they have gone past 100 in 11.3 overs. Kuldeep Yadav, bowling after a long time, has conceded 13 runs.

19:02 (IST)23 Mar 2021
Jason Roy cuts loose

0, 4, 2, 0, 4, 6 - Jason Roy (31*) hits a six off Krunal Pandya's last ball of the over as the debutant leaks 16 runs in it. Bowl a fuller length, every time England batsman will hit you over the top, every time. 53 runs collected in the last four overs.

19:00 (IST)23 Mar 2021
Shreyas Iyer walks off the field

Shubman Gill replaces Shreyas Iyer on the field after the latter walks off with a shoulder injury. An official update from the BCCI medical team is awaited.


18:48 (IST)23 Mar 2021
Bairstow takes on Prasidh

Excellent over for England as 22 runs are scored!  brilliant display of hitting from Jonny Bairstow as she hits 2 sixes and 2 fours of the debutant. England are 46/0 from 6 overs, and their win chance has climbed from 30% to 51%. In the next over by Bhuvi, Roy smashes a boundary which brings up the 50 partnership between Roy and Bairstow in quick time. 

18:44 (IST)23 Mar 2021
Tidy from Bhuvi

Just three from six balls and a beauty to finish the over by Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Score after 5 overs, ENG- 24/1 

18:27 (IST)23 Mar 2021
Pace from Prasidh Krishna

A fiery first over from the debutant. Score after 2 overs, ENG- 9/0


18:15 (IST)23 Mar 2021
Bhuvi starts with the new ball

The England openers are out on the field and they have 317 runs to chase down. Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow will open the batting for them, and Bhuvi will bowl the first over for India. HERE WE GO!

17:50 (IST)23 Mar 2021
India finish on 317/5

KL Rahul ends the innings with a boundary. A rapid 100-run stand between Rahul (62) & Krunal (58) takes India to a commanding 317/5 as England let a good position slip. Good challenging total posted by India thanks to the wonderful foundation laid by Shikhar & Virat and an explosive finish by a debutant & a man who had a point to prove. Will be a tough chase for England.

Teams (From)

India: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), KL Rahul (wicket-keeper), Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Md. Siraj, Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur.

England: Jos Buttler (Captain), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Liam Livingstone, Matt Parkinson, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood. Covers: Jake Ball, Chris Jordan, Dawid Malan.

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