Kuldeep’s 6/25, Rohit’s 137* lead India to commanding win

Brief scores: England 268/10 (Jos Buttler 53, Ben Stokes 50; Kuldeep Yadav 6/25, Umesh Yadav 2/70) lost to India 269/2 (Rohit Sharma 137*, Virat Kohli 75, Shikhar Dhawan 40; Moeen Ali 1/60) by 8 wickets

Statistical highlights

  • An eight-wicket win at Trent Bridge in the series opener has put India 1-0 up in the three-match ODI series. This is their 484th ODI win overall, 16th on English soil and 53rd against England
  • Siddarth Kaul became the 221st ODI player for India, playing in place of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who missed the match with a back injury.
  • Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes made their 18th and 13th ODI half-centuries respectively, and together, they put on a 93-run partnership for the fifth wicket to revive England’s innings
  • With a spell of 6/25,¬†Kuldeep Yadav recorded his best ODI bowling figures and helped India restrict England to less than a par total.
  • Chasing 269, India had Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli stitch together a 167-run, second-wicket partnership to take India closer to victory before Kohli was dismissed for an 82-ball 75 (7×4), his 47th ODI half-century.
  • Rohit made his 18th ODI hundred and remained unbeaten in the chase of 269. His unbeaten 114-ball 137 was punctuated by 15 fours and four sixes.
  • Captaining India for the 50th time in ODI cricket, Virat Kohli recorded his 39th win as captain. He has thereby joined Ricky Ponting and Clive Lloyd as the captains who had as many wins after 50 ODIs as captain.

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