India vs England 1st ODI: Pune’s Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium is all set to welcome the Indian and the English facet for the three-match ODI sequence. All of the three matches could be performed at this stadium with none spectators citing Covid-19 causes. Forward of the primary One Day Worldwide, Virat Kohli has revealed his opening batting plans for the group. He confirmed that Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan could be opening the batting for India on Tuesday.
The duo of Sharma and Dhawan have been common Indian openers in ODIs for a few years now. Captain Kohli has confidence in his group and particularly the 2 opening batsmen. Rohit could be returning to the ODI group after January 2020, whereas Dhawan was a part of the Indian one-day group in Australia in November 2020.
“So far as the opening competitors in ODIs is worried, Shikhar and Rohit will certainly begin. In relation to one-day cricket, I do not suppose there’s any points or doubts over Rohit and Shikhar opening collectively. They usually’ve been superb for us prior to now few years,” mentioned Virat Kohli whereas addressing a digital press convention.
Rohit and Dhawan have had 107 whole variety of partnerships since 2013. The mix has piled on 4802 runs up to now which embrace 16 100-run stands. Their tally is at quantity 4 within the checklist of all-time finest ODI partnerships. Sachin Tendulkar-Sourav Ganguly nonetheless high the checklist.
It’ll be fascinating to see if the mix of Rohit and Shikhar is ready to hearth within the first ODI towards England. The match will start from 1:30 pm IST from Pune’s Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium.