RESULT
1st ODI (D/N), The Oval, July 12, 2022, India tour of England
(18.4/50 ov, T:111) 114/0

India won by 10 wickets (with 188 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
6/19
jasprit-bumrah
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Scorecard summary
England 110/10(25.2 overs)
30 (32)
6/19 (7.2)
India 114/0(18.4 overs)
76* (58)
0/1 (1)

Well, we are done with the day when ideally, the second innings should have just begun. Bumrah and Rohit have ensured we have to change our plans for the day, helping India romp to a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. You can have a read of Miller's rapid report for now, but do join us for the second ODI on Thursday, as England must win to remain alive. Until then, it's goodbye from Thilak, Chandan, Miller and me, Himanshu!

No prizes for guessing, Jasprit Bumrah is the Player of the Match: "When there is swing to offer and seam movement, it is exciting times for white-ball cricket. Very happy when there was some help for us in the beginning. When I bowled the first ball, I saw some swing... If there is no swing, you pull your length back. When the ball is doing something, you don't have to try too much. But when the wicket is flat, your accuracy is tested. As soon as he [Shami] bowled the first over, we felt he can go fuller since there was some help. He had a discussion with me that we should go fuller. Very happy for him, but when he beats the bat, I told him there will be a day when he runs through sides! When the bowling is moving around, the slip cordon and keeper are very active. Very happy for Pant [for his catches]!"

Here comes Rohit Sharma, half-smiling: "Looking at the pitch and the overhead conditions, it [bowling] was the right call to make. We never really worry about the conditions... We saw during the T20s as well when the pitch was flat; we came out and did the job. Today was more suitable for the fast bowlers... When you play in conditions like that, you need to understand what kind of assistance bowlers are going to get... We know the quality of the bowlers... [Dhawan and I] have played a lot of cricket together. We understand each other well, except the first ball [when there was a run-out chance]... We know what he brings for us; very experienced player. The pull or hook is a high-risk shot, but I back myself to play that. As long as it keeps coming, I am happy!"

Jos Buttler walks forward first: "Really tough day... But we've got to dust ourselves quickly for the game at Lord's. Muggy conditions, we felt like it would swing. India exploited the conditions. In the T20s and in the powerplay, they bowled brilliantly... [Bumrah] is a great bowler to come up against. He bowled fantastically well today. It's never easy when you are forced to take wickets... I asked bowlers to take risks to try and take wickets."

Stick around for the presentations' formalities.

Pulkit Gadi: "Well this match reminded another England match in WC vs New Zealand. The origin of so called Bazball" --- Who was better, Southee or Bumrah?

David Alexander: "Any chance of Anderson announcing his test retirement so he can play whiteball for the next 10 years?" --- From what I can guess, Anderson will still be bowling from the James Anderson End in 2035, no matter the format.

India beat England by ten wickets for the first time in ODIs. As Sampath points out, this is the fourth century stand between Rohit and Dhawan at The Oval. Only two other pairs have had four century stands in ODIs at a single venue.

4.55pm The match is over well before the first shades of darkness at The Oval. A story of Bumrah with the ball and Rohit with the bat, really. Bumrah dominated England like a king whips the disobedient, and Rohit did the cleaning up with handsome shots all through. A target of 111 wiped out with ease. But a splendid spell of 6 for 19 from Bumrah set things up, in what was among the most memorable hauls by an Indian pace bowler against England.

18.4
4
Carse to S Dhawan, FOUR runs

sends the cut rasping through to deep point! India take a 1-0 lead in the series. It was a short ball and a little wide of off, as Dhawan capitalised on the width to slash that in the vacant region.

Bharat: "18th time Sharma and Dhawan has 100 opening partnership."

18.3
1
Carse to Rohit Sharma, 1 run

back of a length ball on middle, and clipped to deep square leg

One hit away...

18.2
6
Carse to Rohit Sharma, SIX runs

isn't the crowd afraid of the ball getting to them so often? Rohit nails another hook. Short ball on off, and again he sends that flying for six over fine leg

Sumer : ""Batty-ball at Scarbados" cricket's really got its own language these days" --- You say it, and there is a term...

18.1
2
Carse to Rohit Sharma, 2 runs

flicks to deep midwicket, as deep square leg runs and slides to save a few. Rohit gets a full ball on middle and off, which he flicks along the ground

end of over 184 runs
IND: 101/0CRR: 5.61 RRR: 0.31 • Need 10 from 32 overs
Rohit Sharma67 (55b 7x4 4x6)
Shikhar Dhawan27 (53b 3x4)
Moeen Ali 2-0-9-0
Brydon Carse 3-0-25-0
17.6
1
Moeen Ali to Rohit Sharma, 1 run

good bounce from a fullish length on middle and off. Turned around towards fine leg

Will Rohit go big now?

17.5
1
Moeen Ali to S Dhawan, 1 run

on a good length just outside off, and nudged to deep backward point to raise the hundred stand

17.4
2
Moeen Ali to S Dhawan, 2 runs

hoicks that over mid-on after skipping down. Gets that full and straight, and has a swing of the arms not unlike Dhoni's helicopter shot

17.3
Moeen Ali to S Dhawan, no run

this is full again on off, and invites another defence forward

17.2
Moeen Ali to S Dhawan, no run

another full ball on off, and close to his body. Tapped down

17.1
Moeen Ali to S Dhawan, no run

full ball on off, and defended down

Mo to resume.

Rhys: "As a Surrey member I'm afraid I've turned over to Batty-ball at Scarbados. Rory Burns 60 off 69!"

It is a drinks break, if one was ever needed.

Kiran: "@ Khan - Rohit read your comment and he is delivering"

end of over 1718 runs
IND: 97/0CRR: 5.70 RRR: 0.42 • Need 14 from 33 overs
Rohit Sharma66 (54b 7x4 4x6)
Shikhar Dhawan24 (48b 3x4)
Brydon Carse 3-0-25-0
Moeen Ali 1-0-5-0
16.6
2
Carse to Rohit Sharma, 2 runs

fuller length on off, and clipped to deep square leg for a couple

16.5
6
Carse to Rohit Sharma, SIX runs

more runs over fine leg! You know the drill, don't you? In a repeat of what he has been doing all day, he gets another shortish ball on middle, which he sends expertly over fine leg for six

16.4
4
Carse to Rohit Sharma, FOUR runs

four to deep point! Rohit makes room early, and drives that lowish full toss just outside off. It was a slower ball too, but Rohit read that well to beat point diving to his right

16.3
Carse to Rohit Sharma, no run

back of a length just outside off, and nudged to the man close in at midwicket

16.2
Carse to Rohit Sharma, no run

taps this good length ball just outside off

16.1
6
Carse to Rohit Sharma, SIX runs

short delivery? Yes. Hook shot? Yup. Six more? Of course. That is fifty for Rohit too. Deposits another short ball on middle over fine leg for six, as he hits that effortlessly again

end of over 165 runs
IND: 79/0CRR: 4.93 RRR: 0.94 • Need 32 from 34 overs
Shikhar Dhawan24 (48b 3x4)
Rohit Sharma48 (48b 6x4 2x6)
Moeen Ali 1-0-5-0
Brydon Carse 2-0-7-0
15.6
Moeen Ali to S Dhawan, no run

slower from Mo. Full on off, and defended back this time

Khan: "Am i the only one who wanted this match to be over by 16th over so that i could watch Ireland's match? Rohit is taking too long damn it." --- You still can...

15.5
2
Moeen Ali to S Dhawan, 2 runs

that is timed well between deep point and long-off. Full on off, and tossed up. Dhawan meets the ball well

Around the stumps to Dhawan

15.4
1
Moeen Ali to Rohit Sharma, 1 run

short of a length again, and just outside off. Driven to long-off from deep in the crease

15.3
Moeen Ali to Rohit Sharma, no run

fuller on off, and pushed to midwicket after coming forward

Best performances - batters
Spike Graph
Wagon Zone
RG Sharma
76 runs (58)
7 fours5 sixes
Productive shot
pull
30 runs
3 fours3 sixes
Control
79%
S Dhawan
31 runs (54)
4 fours0 six
Productive shot
cover drive
12 runs
2 fours0 six
Control
70%
Best performances - bowlers
JJ Bumrah
O
7.2
M
3
R
19
W
6
ECO
2.59
FTYFGSGS
OFFLEG
RHB
2W
1W
1W
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Mohammed Shami
O
7
M
0
R
31
W
3
ECO
4.42
FTYFGSGS
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Match details
Kennington Oval, London
TossIndia, elected to field first
Series
Season2022
Player Of The Match
Series resultIndia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 4424
Match days12 July 2022 - daynight (50-over match)
Umpires
TV Umpire
Reserve Umpire
Match Referee