IND vs ENG, 1st ODI Live Score: Ben Stokes Strikes To Send Back Rohit Sharma

                                        IND vs ENG Live: England celebrate a wicket against India, during the 1st ODI in Pune.© BCCI

A wicket down, India are building on their decent start against England in the first ODI of the three-match series, at the Maharashtra Cricket Stadium in Pune on Tuesday. The visitors initially won the toss and elected to field. Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli are currently batting for India, and will be aiming to build a good partnership. Meanwhile, Ben Stokes has registered a wicket for his side. India have rested Rishabh Pant, with KL Rahul taking the wicketkeeper role. Krunal Pandya and Prasidh Krishna have also been handed caps, with Kuldeep Yadav included in the playing XI too. Meanwhile for England, Sam Billings, Tom Curran and Moeen Ali are back in the playing XI. Pacer Jofra Archer won’t be available for the series due to an elbow injury. (LIVE SCORECARD)

1st ODI LIVE Updates Between India (IND) vs England (ENG), Straight From Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune

March23202115:13 (IST)FOUR!Stokes overpitches his delivery, outside off stump. Kohli drives it between mid-off and cover for a smashing four!March23202115:08 (IST)One runA short delivery by Tom Curran, wide outside off. Kohli hits it to the sweeper cover for a single.March23202115:03 (IST)One run, IND: 77/1Rashid tosses it into middle and leg. Kohli taps it through square leg for a single.March23202115:02 (IST)One runRashid tosses it full, down leg. Dhawan hits it to fine leg for a single.March23202114:58 (IST)Two runsA straight delivery by Tom Curran, and Kohli goes down the track to hit it down to long leg for two runs.March23202114:57 (IST)FOUR! IND: 71/1A poor delivery by Stokes on the pads. Dhawan smacks it through backward square leg for a four!After 16 overs, India are 71 for one.March23202114:52 (IST)OUT! Rohit Sharma c Jos Buttler b Benn Stokes 28 (42), IND: 64/1A short and wide delivery by Stokes, wider and outside off. Rohit cuts it but ends up slashing it to the wicketkeeper for a catch.In walks, Virat Kohli.March23202114:49 (IST)FOUR!A short length delivery by Tom Curran, and Rohit pulls with ease over midwicket. TOP SHOT AND IT WAS TOO EASY FOR HIM!March23202114:42 (IST)FOUR!A short ball by Stokes, down leg. Dhawan pulls it, and gets a top edge. It goes to fine leg for a four!March23202114:41 (IST)One runBack of a length by Tom Curran, outside off. Rohit hits it to mid-on for a single. India reach their 50-run mark in 12.5 overs.March23202114:34 (IST)Two runsBack of a length by Sam Curran, outside off. Dhawan taps it to third man's left for two runs.March23202114:31 (IST)One runTom Curran sends a length delivery on the pads, and Dhawan glances it to deep square leg for a single.March23202114:24 (IST)One runA full delivery by Curran, on off. Rohit hits it to deep square leg for a single.March23202114:21 (IST)FOUR! IND: 34/0A straighter delivery by Wood, and Rohit smacks it to the straight boundary for a four!After nine overs, India have scored 34 runs, and haven't lost a wicket yet.March23202114:19 (IST)FOUR!A length delivery by Wood, and Rohit drives it over cover with ease for a four! FOUND THE GAP!March23202114:13 (IST)One runA length delivery by Curran, on middle and leg. Dhawan glances it through square leg for a single.March23202114:12 (IST)DROPPED!A short and wide delivery by Curran, outside off. Dhawan cuts it towards Roy at point, who went to his left but could only block it.March23202114:08 (IST)FOUR! IND: 23/0A full delivery by Wood, outside off. Dhawan drives it through extra cover with much aplomb for a four!March23202114:08 (IST)FOUR!A short delivery by Wood, outside off. Dhawan cuts it well, through cover for a four!March23202114:03 (IST)FOUR!A full length delivery by Curran, on off. Rohit paddles it over short fine leg for a four!March23202113:59 (IST)OUCH! THAT MUST HAVE HURT!A straighter delivery by Wood, on middle stump. Rohit tries to defend, but he edges it to his elbow, and he looks like he is in pain. THAT MUST HAVE HURT A LOT!The medical team comes to have a look at him. He doesn't want to tape it up or anything, as it could restrict his movement. But his hand is still trembling, and it hit the bone. He will resume batting.March23202113:52 (IST)No runA length delivery by Wood, on the stumps. Rohit defends it into the offside area.March23202113:50 (IST)No runA fuller delivery by Curran, outside off. Dhawan hits it towards mid-off. No run.March23202113:45 (IST)FOUR!A short delivery by Wood, outside off. Dhawan cuts it through square to find the boundary for a four!March23202113:44 (IST)One runA shorter delivery by Wood, outside off. Rohit guides it to third man for a single.March23202113:42 (IST)No runA good length delivery by Curran. Rohit leaves it alone.March23202113:39 (IST)One runA full delivery, on leg stump by Curran. Rohit glances it to backward square leg for a single.March23202113:37 (IST)No runA length delivery by Wood, towards leg stump. Dhawan glances it to square leg. No run.March23202113:35 (IST)One runA straight, good length delivery by Wood. Rohit guides it into the square leg area for a single.March23202113:33 (IST)No runA length delivery by Wood, outside off. Little too wide, and Rohit leaves it alone.March23202113:31 (IST)The action begins!Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan to open for India. Mark Wood will begin with the ball for England.March23202113:27 (IST)National anthems!Both teams have lined up for their respective national anthems! STAY TUNED FOR SOME EXCITING CRICKET FOLKS!March23202113:17 (IST)A good challenge: Eoin MorganEngland Eoin Morgan said that he is looking forward to this match after winning the toss. He also revealed that Sam Billing, Tom Curran and Moeen Ali are back in the playing XI.March23202113:10 (IST)Happy to bat first: Virat KohliAfter losing the toss, India captain Virat Kohli revealed that he is happy to bat first, and its a good chance to post a strong total. He also revealed that KL Rahul will bat at number five and also be the wicketkeeper. He also said that Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, himself and Shreyas Iyer form the top four in the batting order. Hardik and Krunal will bat at 6, 7. It will be followed by Shardul Thakur at 8, Bhuvneshwar Kumar at 9, with Prasidh Krishna and Kuldeep Yadav ending it.March23202113:07 (IST)Here are the playing XIsIndia: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Shardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh KrishnaEngland: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan(c), Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Sam Billings, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Adil Rashid, Mark WoodMarch23202113:03 (IST)England win toss, elect to bowlEngland captain Eoin Morgan wins toss, elects to bowl against India.March23202112:55 (IST)Pitch reportThe pitch seems to be good for batting, and the covering of grass is even. The surface is firm, and it will also be good for pacers. The wind could also pick up during evening and prevent dew.March23202112:54 (IST)Krunal Pandya and Prasidh Krishna handed their caps!Krunal Pandya and Prasidh Krishna have been handed their caps, and will be appearing today against England.March23202112:03 (IST)Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma to open?India captain Virat Kohli in his press conference yesterday said that Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan "will definitely start" as openers. Read more hereMarch23202111:57 (IST)Hello and welcome!Welcome to our live coverage of the first ODI between India and England in Pune. India dominated the Test series, and then we witnessed a thrilling T20I series that went down to the wire. Now we move on to the final leg of England's tour of India with the three-match ODI series.As India take on the world champions, we can expect a thrilling contest yet again. 


















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