Twitter Reacts As India Thump England By 10 Wickets In First ODI To Take 1-0 Series Lead

Rohit Sharma and co. started the ODI sequence with a blast as they defeated hapless England within the first ODI on the Kennington Oval on Tuesday. With the win, India takes a 1-0 lead within the 3-match sequence.

After successful a toss that proved to be essential, Rohit opted to subject first and he was backed brilliantly by the brand new ball bowlers. Jasprit Bumrah began the downfall with a double-wicket maiden over.

Mohammed Shami joined in on the motion and the duo ran via the highest order, with Bumrah taking 4 wickets in a spell that learn 5-2-9-4, of which six runs got here off wides.

Jasprit Bumrah After Picking A Six-Fer, India
Jasprit Bumrah After Choosing A Six-Fer PC- Twitter

Jos Buttler tried to stay round and top-scored with 30 however he fell to the quick ball. England regarded to fall nicely beneath their worst-ever rating of 86 however a ninth-wicket partnership between David Willey and Brydon Carse ensured they received over it.

Bumrah ended with career-best figures of 6/19 which can also be the third-best for an Indian in ODIs and the fourth-best in England. Shami chipped in with three wickets of his personal whereas Prasidh Krishna took the remaining wicket.

Within the run chase, there have been nervy moments early on with Shikhar Dhawan nearly throwing his wicket away whereas taking a single. Other than performs and misses, each Rohit and Dhawan regarded comfy thereafter.

Rohit Sharma. PC-Getty
Rohit Sharma. PC-Getty

Rohit was in prime kind as he pulled and hooked his strategy to a forty fourth fifty in ODIs. Dhawan on the different finish hung round, getting himself some much-needed batting observe as India ultimately chased down the 111-run goal within the nineteenth over.

Right here’s how Twitter reacted to India’s 10-wicket victory: