India endured a major blow on Tuesday as batsman Shreyas Iyer strolled off the field subsequent to harming his shoulder during England’s run pursue in the first ODI in Pune.
Shreyas plunged to save a limit in the eighth over bowled by Shardul Thakur and began squirming miserably quickly as he gripped his left shoulder. The Indian group physiotherapist came out to treat the 26-year-old prior to choosing to take him off the field.
Shubman Gill went ahead the field as a substitute defender to supplant Iyer, who scored only 6 runs in India’s aggregate.
Notably, India are already missing vice-captain Rohit Sharma on the field after he injured his right elbow while batting. Rohit carried on to bat after taking the blow in Mark Wood’s over but the opener was dimissed for 28.
Prior, India rode on splendid thumps from Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Krunal Pandya and Virat Kohli to post a difficult 317 for 5 out of 50 overs subsequent to being approached to bat first by England skipper Eoin Morgan.
Dhawan top-scored with 98 while Rahul and Krunal both stayed not out on 62 and 58 individually. Kohli additionally contributed with 58 runs for his group.
Krunal raised his fifty off only 26 balls to establish another precedent for the quickest 50 years by a debutant in ODI cricket. Krunal is the fifteenth Indian to post a fifty or more score on ODI debut.
Dhawan and Kohli added 105 runs for the second wicket before Rahul and Krunal collaborated to add another 112 for the 6th wicket to help India post a difficult aggregate.