India can build on T20 success, Pandya says

India's Shikkar Dhawan left is bowled by England's David Willey during the Twenty20 cricket match between England and India at Old Trafford cricket ground

Earlier, India won the toss and made a decision to bowl first.

England and India, now ranked first and second respectively, play the first match of their upcoming series in Nottingham on Thursday, in what will kick off a month-long extravaganza of One-Day Internationals featuring 10 sides, spread across four continents.

Alex Hales' match-winning half-century against India has given England a tough call to make if they want to make room for fit-again Ben Stokes in this weekend's series decider. Dhawan scored 491 runs in those eight innings at an average of 81.83 with two centuries and three fifties. With first ODI starting from July 12 the openers form with the bat will be a big worry for the management. The Karnataka batsman scored 126 runs in 3 matches.

The other opener Rohit Sharma was in good touch as he hit Liam Plunkett for two sixes and a four in the fourth over to build up the momentum of the Indian run chase.

The left-hander was making a comeback in the national side after a decent outing with Chennai Super Kings in 2018 Indian Premier League. After the 22-run over, he went for just 16 in the next three. Only Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson pair (811 in 10 matches) added more runs among visiting pairs in England. He had a good outing behind the stumps with 7 dismissals which includes 5 catches and 2 stumpings.

Pakistan Australia by six wickets on Sunday in the final of the T20 tri-series. Just a ball after, Bairstow followed Stokes towards the pavilion.

India were cruising to victory but another fine catch from Jordan (1-40), this time off his own bowling, saw Kohli (43) on his way and gave England a glimmer of hope.

India - Jasprit Bumrah has been ruled out of the ODI series as well. He played just 2 matches giving away 64 runs and picking up 1 wicket.

To make matters worse, Buttler was dropped by Yuzvendra Chahal (0/30) just after Powerplay although it was a hard chance. He was a little expensive in the three games but picked up 5 wickets at an economy of 8.75 runs and conceded 105 runs.

Central to India's win was a man who might yet have to play a big part in the rest of the summer: allrounder Hardik Pandya stepped up with India missing two of their first-choice quicks to injury and dropping Kuldeep Yadav, who had taken five wickets two matches ago, because of the small straight boundaries. Indian spin that dominated the first T20I failed to get some wickets in the second one as Alex Hales led the team to victory.

Some terrific displays of athleticism in the field, such as Jordan's stunning run and catch to dismiss KL Rahul, momentarily tipped things back in the favour of the fielding side too.

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