India beat England by 10 wickets in the first ODI to level the three-match series 1-0. Captain Rohit Sharma was the hero of this victory of Team India along with Jasprit Bumrah. Bumrah took 6 wickets giving his career best performance in ODI cricket. It was only on the basis of Bumrah’s lethal bowling that India managed to bundle out England for 110 runs. Team India achieved the target of 111 runs in 18.4 overs. During this, Rohit played an innings of 76 runs in 58 balls, while Dhawan scored 31 runs. Jasprit Bumrah was awarded the Man of the Match award for his excellent performance. Let’s take a look at some of the big records made in this match-
This is India’s 54th win over England in ODI cricket, but Team India has defeated the British for the first time by a margin of 10 wickets.
This is Team India’s third biggest win in terms of balls remaining. India beat England with 188 balls to spare. Earlier, India had defeated Kenya in 2001 with a record 231 and West Indies in 2011 with 211 balls to spare.
Rohit Sharma became the first Indian to complete 250 sixes in ODI cricket, hitting 5 sixes in the first ODI against England.
Rohit Sharma became the highest run-scorer in England with 1411 runs. He has overtaken legends like Kane Williamson (1393), Ricky Ponting (1387) and Viv Richards (1345) in this matter.
Rohit Sharma hit the most number of sixes in ODI cricket in the last 5 years, 126 sixes. He is the only batsman to hit more than 100 sixes in the last 5 years, followed by West Indies’ explosive opener Chris Gayle with 93 sixes.
Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan completed 5000 runs in ODI cricket. They are only the fourth pair to do so in ODI cricket.
Mohammed Shami has completed 150 wickets in ODI cricket. He is the fastest Indian to reach this milestone. He has done this feat in 80 matches.
England’s team was bundled out for 110 runs in the first innings, this is the lowest score of the English team against India.