India Vs England ODI, India defeated England by 158 runs
India dished out a clinical all-round performance to outclass England by 158 runs in the series opener at Rajkot. Zaheer Khan claimed three wickets. England batsman couldn't match Indian bowlers's firepower and kept losing wickets at regular intervals.
India turned on a complete all-round performance to inflict a massive 158 run defeat on England in the first ODI at Rajkot. After Yuvraj Singh has propelled India to massive 387/5 with a majestic 138, Zaheer Khan rattled England’s top-order with 3 wickets to put the match beyond their reach, despite some late order heroics.
Rohan Bopara had waged a lonely battle, slamming a valiant unbeaten 54 off 38 balls, until he ran out of partners. Stuart Broad too chipped in with 26 to take England’s total past 200.
Earlier hosts Indian made huge score of 387 at the loss of 5 wickets with a spectacular century performance by Yuvraj Singh.