India successfully chasing down 351 runs against England in Pune

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 | 0

India is currently playing a ODI series against England where England is touring India to play a complete series that consists of Tests, ODIs and T20Is. They already played their Tests series which consists of five matches and the most unfortunate matter is that, England could not manage a single victory in long format games but just drawn one. They lost the Test series against India by 4 – 0. Now, they are starting their ODI series and already staged their first ODI at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium which is located in Pune. In the opening ODI, India beat England dramatically by chasing 350 runs which seemed almost impossible. But, India managed the thing tio possible where their batsmen showed such an amazing performance. Virat Kohli and Jadhav made a century each and their partnership added almost 200 runs to the scoreboard. Based on their partnership, India managed an impossible victory.

India successfully chasing down 351 runs against England in Pune

In 15th January, 2017 at just 13:30 pm, the match was started but earlier the match, India won the toss and decided to field. So, England came to bat but lost their one opener when the team score was 39. Total three English players crossed fifty in that match. Basically, it has been told that current England team is one of the most balanced team ever in English history. All players able to score somewhat nd due to their batsmen, they made a ton of runs  350 in the end of 50 overs by losing seven wickets. Root scored highest 78 runs for English team.

However, 350 runs was so big even for India though, they possessed  the top batting line up in the world. They failed to make a good start and lost both openers within just 24 runs. Later, Kohli came up who was accompanied by Yuvraj Singh. But, Yuvraj was no better in that day and got out easily. MS Dhoni also followed the same way but by then Kohli stood strong. Later, Jadhav and Kohli started to make shot carefully and both players touched century where Kohli scored 122 runs and Jadhav scored 120 runs. By making almost 200 runs partnership, the rest task was not so difficult for the players. Finally, India claimed the amazing victory and through this, Kohli is regarded as the worthy captain of Men in Blues.

India and England will play twice ODI matches more in this series and also they will play a T20 series after finishing the ODI competition.


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