India vs England 1st ODI: Debutants Prasidh Krishna, Krunal Pandya nailed it in the first match
Debutant Krunal Pandya and Prasidh Krishna performed brilliantly for India in the first ODIs against England
Team India defeated England by 66 runs in the first match of ODIs. India had challenged England to victory by 318 runs. However, England’s innings in front of the Indian bowlers was reduced to 251 runs. Team India’s debutants helped India win the match. Both Prasidh Krishna and Krunal Pandya played reallywell. Both of them played a key role in India’s victory.
Krunal Pandya’s all-round performance
Krunal hit a sharp half-century in his debut match. Krunal broke the record of John Morris of England. Morris hit a half-century in 1990 off 35 balls. Krunal completed the half-century off 26 balls. Krunal scored an unbeaten 58 off 31 balls with the help of seven fours and two sixes. Krunal also took 1 wicket while bowling. Krunal dismissed Sam Curran. This was Krunal’s first wicket.
Mind blowing performance of Prasidh Krishna
Prasidh Krishna performed brilliantly in his first match. England’s 4 batsmen were dismissed in decisive moment. He sacked Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Sam Billings and Tom Curren.
Initial partnership broke up England, who came to chase the victorious challenge, had a winning start. Jason Roy and Johnny Bairstow formed a 135-run opening partnership. The pair was a headache for Team India. Team India was on the back foot and a wicket was must . At such a crucial moment, Prasidh trapped Jason Roy and took his the very first wicket.