India Defeats England, Kohli And Kedar’s Charismatic Centuries Slurps Victory
By MEHER ONISA : 17-Jan-2017
Virat Kohli and the local kid Kedar Jadhav shuttled a super sensational 200-run mash up while chasing England in the 1st ODI.
Virati, India's limited overs captain’s momentous 122 and Kedar’s jazzy 120 runs collectively summated scores against England.
KOHLI- KEDAR COINED COMPACT CENTURIES:
Virat won the toss in his first match in the One-Day International, sent England for batting.
Kedar jelled with skipper Kohli to attack the host by hitting attractive shots that kissed the boundary. They lit up the MCA stadium with their temperamental aptitude.
Kedar eased the pressure away from Kohli as the duo kept the runs flowing.
Both beefed up to call their half centuries one after another.
Kedar had the fire to strike shots to meet the required run rate.
Kohli and Jadhav joint league strung a 200 runs.
Virat brought up his 27th ODI century with a huge six.
Kedar made his second century of his career.
Kohli’s 122 and Jadhav's 120 runs gave India the unimaginable victory.
Jadhav made his exit with122 of 105 balls. He was removed by Jake Ball with India still needing more than 50 runs.
Ben’s balling boxed Kohli down with 122 runs India still needing 88 runs to win.
BENCHMARKING SCORE BOARD:
Roy continued assault with Joe Root while he contributed 69 on the second wicket as England raced for the 100-run mark.
India already lost four early wickets during run chase.
Ravindra Jadeja got Jason Roy out stumped for 73 runs.
England captain Eoin Morgan landed on to the pitch to take his team to the 150-run mark teaming with Joe Root, who was playing with pointed perfection.
Hardik Pandya removed theMorgan for 28.
Jos Buttler concentrated on the bowling while maintaining healthy run-rate.
Joe Root brought up his 12th ODI fifty.
Pandya removed the wicket-keeper batsman Buttler for 31.
Ben Stokes the left-handed batsman hit the fastest half century.
Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja put 27-run
Yuvraj and Dhoni made it clear by hitting crisp boundaries.
Indian bowlers contested against England batsmen were successful in baking runs.
India consequently won by three wickets, with 11 balls by offering Virat Kohli a kick start to his ODI captaincy regime.