India Outclass England By 8 Wickets

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Trent Bridge: India on Thursday thumped England by 8 wickets in the first one-day international at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.

Chasing a target of 269, Virat and co. chased down the total with 59 balls remaining. Shikhar Shawan (40 off 27 balls) and Rohit Sharma provided India with a solid start, contributing 59 runs for the first wicket.

After Dhawan’s departure Virat Kohli once again came to bat at number three position ahead of KL Rahul. Both Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli played brilliantly against the England spinners and seamers.

Rohit brought his 18th century off 82 balls and went on to score an unbeaten 137 including 15 boundaries and four sixes. Virat too played a brilliant 75-run knock off 82 balls before getting out stumped off Adil Rashid.

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