England wins by 9 runs to take lead 1-0

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India continued to disappoint with their bowling as England took a 1-0 lead in the Airtel ODI series against India.The thing that was different in the match however was that India did get partnerships but were not able to capitalize.Dhoni has time again said that India is in the transition phase. The problem here is no one knows how long will the transition phase take to complete.Ishant Sharma gave 86 runs in ten overs after bowling two maiden overs.Being a strike bowler for India it was a very poor performance.These days Indians are loosing wickets at crucial moments of the game and don't seem to be improving as the trend is still going on.Not taking anything away from India they did well to reach close to the target but the way the match was going India should have won it.England on the other hand did the basics right and held their nerve in the crucial moments of the match to win the match comfortably in the end.

Highlights of the match:

England Batting & Bowling:

James Tredwell - Bowling - 4 Wickets for 44 Runs

Ian Bell - Batting - 85(96)

Alastair Cook - Batting - 75(83)

India  Batting & Bowling:

Yuvraj Singh - Batting - 61(54)

Gautam Gambhir - Batting - 52(52)

Suresh Raina - Batting - 50(49)

Ashok Dinda - Bowling - 2 Wickets for 53 Runs

Scorecard:




India316-9 (50)RunsBalls4s6sSR
Ajinkya Rahanec Dernbach b Tredwell47576082.46
Gautam Gambhirc Bell b Tredwell525270100
Virat Kohlic Kieswetter b Bresnan15221068.18
Yuvraj Singhc Dernbach b Tredwell615481112.96
Suresh Rainac and b Tredwell504970102.04
*MS Dhonic Root b Dernbach322504128
Ravindra Jadejab Dernbach790077.78
R Ashwinc Kieswetter b Finn13820162.5
Bhuvneshwar Kumarnot out201620125
Ashok Dindab Bresnan340075
Ishant Sharmanot out7510140
Extras: 9 b:0 lb:1 nb:1 w:7
Total: 316-9 (50) | Curr. RR: 6.32
FOW:Ajinkya Rahane (96-1, 16.4), Gautam Gambhir (102-2, 18.4), Virat Kohli (138-3, 25.4), Yuvraj Singh (198-4, 34.4), Suresh Raina (243-5, 41.4), *MS Dhoni (271-6, 44.2), Ravindra Jadeja (273-7, 44.5), R Ashwin (297-8, 47.3), Ashok Dinda (307-9, 48.5)
EnglandOMRWNbWdRPO
Steven Finn100631016.3
Jade Dernbach100692026.9
Tim Bresnan80672118.38
James Tredwell100444014.4
Joe Root90510025.67
Samit Patel30210007
England325-4 (50)RunsBalls4s6sSR
*Alastair Cookc Rahane b Raina758311190.36
Ian Bellrun out (Rahane)85969188.54
Kevin Pietersenc Kohli b Dinda44454197.78
Eoin Morganc and b Dinda413842107.89
Craig Kieswetternot out242012120
Samit Patelnot out442061220
Joe Root
Tim Bresnan
James Tredwell
Steven Finn
Jade Dernbach
Extras: 12 b:0 lb:0 nb:2 w:10
Total: 325-4 (50) | Curr. RR: 6.50
FOW:Ian Bell (158-1, 27.4), *Alastair Cook (172-2, 31.1), Eoin Morgan (248-3, 42), Kevin Pietersen (255-4, 43.5)
IndiaOMRWNbWdRPO
Bhuvneshwar Kumar70520027.43
Ishant Sharma102860028.6
Ashok Dinda80532226.62
R Ashwin90610016.78
Ravindra Jadeja100460014.6
Suresh Raina50181023.6
Virat Kohli1090009

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