Kuldeep Yadav’s Wrath Takes India For A Win In First ODI Against England

England batted first in the first ODI against India at Trent Bridge and posted a competent score of 268 runs. They were bowled out at that fighting total by the 6-wicket haul of Kuldeep Yadav. Kuldeep posted a great record, the first time in ODIs by a left-arm spinner, and the fourth best performance by an Indian bowler. He picked 6 wickets by conceding 25 runs off his full quota of 10 overs.kuldeep-yadav-hattrick

The Indian pacers bowled very economically and the openers slammed 71 runs by the end of the Powerplays. The English batsmen settled well and managed to thrash the pacers. The spin duo then entered and has broken the opening partnership. First, Jason Roy fell to Kuldeep by a reverse sweep shot. He scored 38 runs by then.

Kuldeep Yadav again picked the wickets of Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root at the scores of 38 and 3 respectively. He dismissed Joe Root by his googly and Bairstow fell prey to this chinaman as he failed to defend his ball. Despite the review, Joe Root got dismissed as the leg before wicket.

Eoin Morgan fell prey to Chahal as he was caught by Raina at the score of 19 runs. Ben Stokes departed in the spell of Chahal. Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes made a 93-wicket stand for the sixth wicket. Jos Buttler was in a splendid form and slammed 53 runs with 5 boundaries. Buttler was dismissed by Kuldeep Yadav as he was caught by MS Dhoni. Ben Stokes managed to thrash his fifty off 102 balls with 2 boundaries.

Siddharth Kaul made his ODI debut with the figures 0/62 off 10 overs. Ben Stokes was dismissed by Kuldeep Yadav and Ben Stokes became his fifth wicket. Thus he made the five-wicket haul in ODIs. He dismissed David Willey to pick his sixth wicket and thus became the first left-arm spinner to pick six wickets in a single one-dayer.

Moeen Ali managed to hit a few boundaries and he was dismissed by Umesh Yadav and Hardik Pandya caught Adil Rashid by a simple catch. Umesh Yadav and Yuzwendra Chahal picked two wickets each and Suresh Raina bowled a maiden over and conceded 8 runs off 3 overs.

Brief scores

England 268 all-out Jos Buttler 53, Ben Stokes 50, Kuldeep Yadav 6/25