India vs. England ODI was the 50th ODI for Virat Kohli as the captain of the Indian cricket team and India beat England with lead 1-0

With a terrific 167-run partnership between Rohit Sharma and captain Virat Kohli, India on Thursday beat England by eight wickets in the first one-day international match at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.  Chasing a target of 269, India chased down the total with still 59 balls remaining. Shikhar Dhawan scored 40 runs off 27 balls. Rohit Sharma provided India with a solid foundation, contributing 59 runs for the first wicket. After Dhawan’s departure, Kohli once again came to bat at number three position ahead of KL Rahul. Both Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli played excellently against the England spinners and seamers in the same way. Rohit Sharma hit his 18th century off 82 balls and went on to remain unbeaten on 137.


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