England set India target of 269 to win first ODI – live!

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36th over: India 239-2 (Sharma 118, Rahul 4) – target 269 Willey goes for a yorker to Rahul, goes up for lbw but there was a big inside edge on that. Actually, it was more the face of the bat. Just two runs from that over, and they’re having a drink, so why don’t you?

35th over: India 237-2 (Sharma 117, Rahul 3) – target 269 After a decent enough over, Rashid drops an absolute stinker of a long-hop to Sharma who gives it the necessary, thwacked for a one-bounce four just in front of mid-wicket. A couple more are cut to third man, and India require only another 32 runs.

Most runs chasing in ODIs

Tendulkar – 8720, 232 innings, ave 42, 17 hundreds
Kohli – 5847, 118 innings, ave 68, 22 hundreds
Jayasuriya – 5742, ave 29, 10 hundreds

Kohli has the best ODI average ever when chasing (20 innings)

Kohli is the ODI GOAT. Don’t @ me.

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Written by Nick Miller (now) and Tanya Aldred (earlier)
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2018/jul/12/england-v-india-first-cricket-odi-live under the title “England set India target of 269 to win first ODI – live!”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.