As it happened! India vs England: 4th ODI- Edgbaston

first_imgIndia won the toss and elected to field first against EnglandWelcome to the coverage of the 4th ODI between India and England from the Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham.Scorecard Team India defeated lacklustre England by nine wicket to win the 4th ODI and also the five-match series 3-0. It was one-way traffic all the way. After the bowlers skittled the visitors out for the third time in as many games, Rahane and Dhawan combined well to set up India’s best partnership outside the sub-continent in 5 years. They built the innings steadily by knocking the ball around into the gaps before cranking up to top gear. While, Rahane relied more on timing and power, it was more brawn from Dhawan, who got to his first fifty of this tour. Jinks, guilty of slicing a full toss to extra-cover, was unfortunate to have not seen his side through to the finish line. Dhawan landed the winning blow, inside 31 overs to trigger wild celebrations in the Indian camp. The English bowlers looked out of sorts. Finn was lightyears away from the bowler, who burst onto the international stage with scorching pace. Even more glaring was Anderson going wicket-less for the third successive time. Shikhar Dhawan is all smiles as he misses out on his 6th ODI ton by a mere three runs. Virat Kohli walks up and congratulates him. On the contrary, the English camp resembles a disgruntled group. What an emphatic win from India. I guess, it can’t get better than this.advertisementSTAT UPDATE: It has been 8,808 days since India won a bilateral series in England. India’s team director, Ravi Shastri was their opener then. Nelson Mandela was just released from prison while Sanju Samson was not even born. India have finally GOT THEIR REVENGE and how!!30.3 overs: SIX!! Shikhar Dhawan takes it on the full and smacks it over mid-on for the maximum. Dhawan SEALS INDIA’S WIN in style!!Team India JUST A STROKE AWAY from winning the game!!30.2 overs: FOUR!! Shikhar Dhawan gets forward and drills it through covers for a boundary.With Shikhar Dhawan(85) and Virat Kohli(1) at the crease, India are currently at 200/1 after 30 overs.SEVENTEEN RUNS off the over!!29.5 overs: SIX!! Shikhar Dhawan stands tall and bludgeons it over long-on for the maximum. Dhawan is ON SONG here!!29.4 overs: FOUR!! Shikhar Dhawan picks the slower delivery and hammers it over midwicket for another boundary. 29.1 overs: FOUR!! Shikhar Dhawan walks down the track and thrashes it over midwicket for a boundary.SIX RUNS off the over!!Virat Kohli comes to the crease for India.28.4 overs: That’s OUT!! Harry Gurney has got Ajinkya Rahane caught at covers. Rahane takes it on the full and slices it straight into the hands of Alastair Cook who takes it comfortably. Ajinkya Rahane’s gem of an innings come to an end at 106 runs off 100 balls with 10 boundaries and four sixes.28.1 overs: FOUR!! Ajinkya Rahane reaches out and thumps it through covers for a boundary. Well, that’s HOW RAHANE HAS BEEN today!!With Shikhar Dhawan(68) and Ajinkya Rahane(101) at the crease, India are currently at 177/0 after 28 overs.FIVE RUNS off the over!!TAKE A BOW, Ajinkya Rahane!!27.5 overs: Ajinkya Rahane works it towards deep square leg and steals a couple. That’s the MAIDEN ODI HUNDRED for Rahane!! With Shikhar Dhawan(67) and Ajinkya Rahane(97) at the crease, India are currently at 172/0 after 27 overs.Dhawan is toying with eng bowler #IndvsEng #EngvInd Vikas (@cavikaswaghmare) September 2, 2014SIXTEEN RUNS off the over!!26.6 overs: FOUR!! Shikhar Dhawan shuffles across and clips it towards fine leg for a boundary. Dhawan is OOZING WITH CONFIDENCE here!! 26.2 overs: SIX!! Shikhar Dhawan slogs across and sends it miles over deep midwicket for the maximum. It’s a CHILD’S PLAY for these two at the moment!! With Shikhar Dhawan(56) and Ajinkya Rahane(93) at the crease, India are currently at 156/0 after 26 overs.SIX RUNS off the over!!25.4 overs: FOUR!! Ajinkya Rahane flays the upper-cut and sends it racing towards third man for a boundary. Rahane moves into 90s and LOOKS POISED for his hundred!! With Shikhar Dhawan(55) and Ajinkya Rahane(88) at the crease, India are currently at 150/0 after 25 overs.TEN RUNS off the over!! 24.3 overs: FOUR!! Ajinkya Rahane walks down the wicket and slaps it back past the bowler for a boundary. Rahane is ABSOLUTELY FEARLESS here!! With Shikhar Dhawan(52) and Ajinkya Rahane(75) at the crease, India are currently at 134/0 after 22 overs.SEVEN RUNS off the over!!It’s raining sixes now.. Dhawan also getting into act. And the beneficiaries are the test nemesis Moeen and Anderson. #IndvsEngadvertisement Upendra Bapat (@upen311) September 2, 201421.2 overs: SIX!! Shikhar Dhawan gets a big stride forward and tonks it back over the bowler’s head for the maximum. Dhawan is BACK WITH A BANG!!ELEVEN RUNS off the over!!Dear Moin Ali this is a white cricket ball! Welcome to competitive cricket. Take that and feel the blue!!! #Six ! #IndvsEng Navneet Mathur (@navmathur) September 2, 201420.6 overs: SIX!! Shikhar Dhawan picks the length early and smokes it for the maximum. That’s 8th ODI FIFTY for Dhawan!! With Shikhar Dhawan(43) and Ajinkya Rahane(66) at the crease, India are currently at 116/0 after 20 overs.SIX RUNS off the over!!19.1 overs: FOUR!! Shikhar Dhawan charges down the track and hoicks it over mid-on for a boundary. Dhawan GETS INTO THE ACT now!! With Shikhar Dhawan(38) and Ajinkya Rahane(65) at the crease, India are currently at 110/0 after 19 overs.That six to @jimmy9 from @ajinkyarahane88 was a slap, a big one… #INDvsENG Abhishek B. Sarda (@AbhiBSarda) September 2, 2014NINE RUNS off the over!!18.4 overs: SIX!! Ajinkya Rahane shimmies down the track and smashes it over long-on for the maximum. Oh Boy! That’s GOTTA STING!! With Shikhar Dhawan(36) and Ajinkya Rahane(58) at the crease, India are currently at 101/0 after 18 overs.TWELVE RUNS off the over!!17.2 overs: FOUR!! Ajinkya Rahane flicks it off the pads and sends it towards fine leg for a boundary. POOR LINE from Ali!!Rahane fans may resume twitter services! Jinks has conquered the jinx! Fab Fifty this.. #indvseng jatin sapru (@jatinsapru) September 2, 201417.2 overs: SIX!! Ajinkya Rahane employs the slog sweep and sends it sailing into the stands for the maximum. That’s 7th ODI FIFTY for Rahane!! With Shikhar Dhawan(35) and Ajinkya Rahane(46) at the crease, India are currently at 88/0 after 16 overs.Superb six !! Probably the best shot of the day ! Rahane is awesome ! #IndvsEng Chintan Naik (@ChintanSkywalkr) September 2, 2014NINE RUNS off the over!!14.6 overs: SIX!! Ajinkya Rahane rocks back and pummels the pull in front of square for the maximum. That was TONKED by Rahane!! With Shikhar Dhawan(30) and Ajinkya Rahane(34) at the crease, India are currently at 70/0 after 13 overs.FIVE RUNS off the over!!12.3 overs: FOUR!! Shikhar Dhawan leans into the drive and caresses it straight down the ground for a boundary. Dhawan is ENJOYING HIS NEWLY FOUND FORM here!! With Shikhar Dhawan(26) and Ajinkya Rahane(33) at the crease, India are currently at 65/0 after 12 overs.FIVE RUNS off the over!! First sign of spin, Moeen Ali comes into the attack for England. With Shikhar Dhawan(25) and Ajinkya Rahane(31) at the crease, India are currently at 57/0 after 10 overs.Good to see Dhawan in full flow after careful start, great start for India! #IndvsEng Baskar Ganapathy (@BaskarG) September 2, 2014TWELVE RUNS off the over!!9.5 overs: FOUR!! Shikhar Dhawan picks it from the middle stump and sends it over midwicket for the third boundary in the over!!9.2 overs: FOUR!! Shikhar Dhawan reaches out and slaps it through covers for another boundary. BACK-TO-BACK BOUNDARIES for Dhawan!! 9.1 overs: FOUR!! Shikhar Dhawan shuffles across and flicks it over square leg for a boundary. Dhawan WELCOMES Woakes in style!! advertisementChris Woakes comes into the attack for England. With Shikhar Dhawan(13) and Ajinkya Rahane(31) at the crease, India are currently at 45/0 after nine overs.FOUR RUNS off the over!!8.5 overs: FOUR!! Ajinkya Rahane goes on the backfoot and hammers it towards deep midwicket for a boundary. Rahane LOOKS SOLID for India!! With Shikhar Dhawan(13) and Ajinkya Rahane(27) at the crease, India are currently at 41/0 after eight overs.SIX RUNS off the over!!7.1 overs: FOUR!! Shikhar Dhawan gets forward and whacks it wide of mid-off for a boundary. That was CLASSY from Dhawan!! With Shikhar Dhawan(8) and Ajinkya Rahane(26) at the crease, India are currently at 35/0 after seven overs.Rahane is playing the innings of his life right now.What great cricketing shots!An absolute treat to a Cricket lover’s eyes.#indvseng Goutham Kumar (@egk_10) September 2, 2014SEVEN RUNS off the over!!6.5 overs: FOUR!! Ajinkya Rahane leans forward and drills it straight down the ground for a boundary. That’s gotta be the SHOT OF THE DAY!! 5.2 overs: FOUR!! Shikhar Dhawan picks the length early and whips it behind square for a boundary.With Shikhar Dhawan(1) and Ajinkya Rahane(19) at the crease, India are currently at 20/0 after five overs.FOUR BOUNDARIES off the over!!AnderSON, who’s your daddy? #IndvsEng #EngvInd Sir Ravindra Jadeja (@SirJadeja) September 2, 20144.5 overs: FOUR!! Ajinkya Rahane flicks it on the up and collects a boundary through midwicket.4.4 overs: FOUR!! Ajinkya Rahane flays the front-foot drive and sends it scurrying past mid-off for a boundary. Rahane is TAKING ON Anderson here!! 4.2 overs: FOUR!! Ajinkya Rahane leans forward and clips it off the pads for another boundary. POOR LINE from Anderson!!4.1 overs: FOUR!! Ajinkya Rahane waits for it and flicks it through midwicket for a boundary.With Shikhar Dhawan(1) and Ajinkya Rahane(3) at the crease, India are currently at 4/0 after four overs.TWO RUNS off the over!!Harry Gurney will bowl from the other end for England.ONE RUN off the over!!Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane are out in the middle for India while James Anderson will start the proceedings for England. England have been bowled out for a mere 206 runs by India after batting first in the 4th ODI at Edgbaston. Three times in as many games, England have been bowled out. If it were the spinners at Trent Bridge, then it was the pacers who did most of the damage in this game. Bhuvi started the slide when he got rid of the openers in a space of 4 deliveries. Shami then sent the in-form Ballance back cheaply. Morgan and Root started the repair work by adding 80 runs for the fourth wicket, but both went in quick succession. Moeen Ali came in and provided the momentum. He looked at ease against the spinners as he brought up his 2nd ODI fifty. If his innings is taken out, then the hosts would have struggled to get 200 runs. Once the Indian fast bowlers got the early wickets, the spinners came on and took control of the game. Ashwin, Jadeja and Raina scalped 4 wickets between them. The fielding was at its best. The visitors were electric in the field and Raina led from the front, with a terrific catch and superb direct-hit. The target of 207 should not cause much worry to the strong Indian batting line-up. Can they win their first bilateral series in England since 1990?4 dismissals today involved this man. Now, to the batting part in 40 mins. https://t.co/VmxNMGoZOk #IndvsEng #EngvInd Govind Sreekumar (@govindlogic) September 2, 2014That’s the END OF INNINGS for England!!49.3 overs: That’s OUT!! Mohammed Shami has bowled Harry Gurney on a pitched up delivery. Gurney was looking to make room but misses it completely as the ball crashes onto the stumps. Harry Gurney departs after scoring three runs off nine balls. Mohammed Shami will bowl the FINAL OVER for India!! With Harry Gurney(1) and James Anderson(0) at the crease, England are currently at 203/9 after 48 overs.This iz totally Swing-Spin show for India in bowling! #IndvsEng ? #PAYBACK_TIME ? ? (@Im_saumya18) September 2, 2014ONE RUN off the over!! Harry Gurney comes to the crease for England.47.3 overs: That’s OUT!! Ravindra Jadeja has bowled Steven Finn on a slower delivery. Finn was looking to play the slog sweep but was way too early in the shot as the ball rattled the stumps. Steven Finn departs after scoring two runs off eight balls.THREE RUNS off the over!!James Anderson comes to the crease for England.46.5 overs: OUT!! Ravichandran Ashwin has bowled Moeen Ali on a quicker delivery. Ali was looking to make room for the big shot but misses it as the ball makes an absolute mess of the stumps. Moeen Ali’s fighting innings come to an end at 67 runs off 50 balls with four boundaries and three sixes. BIG BLOW for England!! With Steven Finn(0) and Moeen Ali(63) at the crease, England are currently at 194/7 after 45 overs.SIX RUNS off the over!!Steven Finn comes to the crease for England.Rainaaa ? The best Fielder in World Wht a Run Out by Him ? #INDvsEng? Shehryar khan (@iam_syk) September 2, 201444.6 overs: That’s OUT!! Chris Woakes has been run-out by Suresh Raina. Moeen Ali crashes the cut towards short third man and calls for a suicidal run as Raina covers ground quickly to fire in a direct hit, catching Woakes short at the crease. Chris Woakes departs after scoring 10 runs off 18 balls.44.1 overs: FOUR!! Moeen Ali takes it on the full and sends it behind square for a boundary. POOR LINE from Ashwin!! With Chris Woakes(7) and Moeen Ali(55) at the crease, England are currently at 183/6 after 43 overs.ELEVEN RUNS off the over!!42.3 overs: SIX!! Moeen Ali picks the length early and bludgeons it over deep midwicket for the maximum. Ali BRINGS UP HIS FIFTY in style!! With Chris Woakes(1) and Moeen Ali(45) at the crease, England are currently at 167/6 after 41 overs.FIVE RUNS off the over!!Chris Woakes comes to the crease for England.Shami GETS HIS SECOND WICKET for India!!39.3 overs: OUT!! Mohammed Shami has got Jos Buttler out lbw on a good length delivery. Buttler was caught in the crease while looking to work it towards the on-side as the ball hits his pads in front of the stumps. Jos Buttler departs after scoring 11 runs off 24 balls.39.1 overs: FOUR!! Moeen Ali rocks back and clouts the pull over midwicket for a boundary. With Jos Buttler(11) and Moeen Ali(38) at the crease, England are currently at 159/5 after 39 overs.NINE RUNS off the over!!That transformation from Moeenalitharan to Moeendulkar! :o! #IndvsEng #EngvsInd Oyeee! Moeen Ali looks dangerous!! Take him out soon! :/ Koushika.R (@koushi_95) September 2, 201438.3 overs: SIX!! Moeen Ali dances down the wicket and smashes it over long-on for the maximum. Ali is TEARING ASHWIN apart here!! With Jos Buttler(10) and Moeen Ali(30) at the crease, England are currently at 150/5 after 38 overs.NINE RUNS off the over!!37.3 overs: FOUR!! Moeen Ali employs the sweep and sends it through square leg for a boundary. Ali KEEPS THEM COMING for England!! With Jos Buttler(9) and Moeen Ali(23) at the crease, England are currently at 141/5 after 37 overs.Dhoni is changing the bowling line-up faster than an AAPtard changes his opinion. #IndvsEng #EngvInd Khayali Pulav (@dekhbhaidek) September 2, 2014NINE RUNS off the over!!36.5 overs: SIX!! Moeen Ali hangs back and pulls it with disdain for the maximum. That CAME OUT OF NOWHERE!! With Jos Buttler(8) and Moeen Ali(15) at the crease, England are currently at 132/5 after 36 overs.England batsmen should be fined for slow run rate. #IndVsEng Kabir Khan (@The_Sleigher) September 2, 2014NINE RUNS off the over!! 35.1 overs: FOUR!! Moeen Ali employs the cover drive and sends it scurrying for a blazing boundary. FAB SHOT from Ali!! With Jos Buttler(6) and Moeen Ali(3) at the crease, England are currently at 118/5 after 34 [email protected] Eng never scored 200 vs Ind after losing three wickets for 25 or less @mohanstatsman @Statsdilip @SeerviBharath #INDvsENG AMIT KUMAR (@akdot319) September 2, 2014THREE RUNS off the over!!Moeen Ali comes to the crease for England.32.5 overs: That’s OUT!! Suresh Raina has got Joe Root out caught at short third man. Root was looking to flay the reverse-sweep only to get a top-edge that lobs straight down the throat of Dhawal Kulkarni for a simple catch. Joe Root departs after scoring 44 runs off 81 balls with two boundaries. England IN SHAMBLES now!! With Jos Buttler(0) and Joe Root(38) at the crease, England are currently at 103/4 after 29 overs.Raina is everywhere! 🙂 What a change he has bought to the team! <3 #IndvsEng Aishu (@samikshu) September 2, 2014ONE RUN off the over!!Jos Buttler is the new man in for England.28.2 overs: OUT!! Ravindra Jadeja has got Eoin Morgan out caught at leg gully. Morgan shuffles across and sends it straight into the hands of Suresh Raina who's having a gala time in the field today. Eoin Morgan departs after scoring 32 runs off 58 balls with three boundaries. Another BLOW to England!! With Eoin Morgan(30) and Joe Root(31) at the crease, England are currently at 91/3 after 26 overs.FOUR RUNS off the over!! Suresh Raina comes into the attack for India. With Eoin Morgan(28) and Joe Root(29) at the crease, England are currently at 87/3 after 25 overs. SEVEN RUNS off the over!!23.4 overs: FOUR!! Eoin Morgan gets forward and hoicks it over extra cover for a boundary. That's MUCH BETTER from Morgan!! With Eoin Morgan(19) and Joe Root(27) at the crease, England are currently at 75/3 after 23 [email protected] signs a five-year agreement with the MRF pace foundation, which will be headed by Glenn McGrat. #INDvENG ICC Live Scores (@TheICCLive) September 2, 2014FIVE RUNS off the over!! Another change, Ravindra Jadeja comes into the attack for India. With Eoin Morgan(13) and Joe Root(19) at the crease, England are currently at 59/3 after 19 overs.TEN RUNS off the over!! great fielding display frm India #INDvENG #ENGvIND #TheBigTest Milan Paudel (@SamratMilan) September 2, 201418.3 overs: FOUR!! Eoin Morgan reaches out and whacks it through extra cover for another boundary. 18.2 overs: FOUR!! Eoin Morgan shuffles across and flicks it through midwicket for a boundary. WRONG LINE from Shami!! With Eoin Morgan(4) and Joe Root(19) at the crease, England are currently at 49/3 after 18 overs.ONE RUN off the over!!First sign of spin, Ravichandran Ashwin comes into the attack for India. With Eoin Morgan(3) and Joe Root(12) at the crease, England are currently at 41/3 after 15 overs.#Raina is prob our best slip fielder. #IndvEng #ODI #cricket Vishal J (@vj2w) September 2, 2014FOUR RUNS off the over!!12.1 overs: FOUR!! Joe Root goes for the drive and gets an outside edge pas first slip for a boundary. That was CLOSE!! With Eoin Morgan(0) and Joe Root(4) at the crease, England are currently at 29/3 after 11 overs.FOUR RUNS off the over!!10.2 overs: FOUR!! Joe Root goes on the frontfoot and punches it through mid-off for a boundary. England NEED A BIG INNINGS from Root today!! With Eoin Morgan(0) and Joe Root(0) at the crease, England are currently at 23/3 after nine overs.Delighted to see the spirited fielding attitude of Indian (@BCCI) men and the charged swing pace attack against the English Batsmen!#IndvEng Sam Christy Varghese (@samchristyv) September 2, 2014FOUR RUNS off the over!!Eoin Morgan comes to the crease for England.7.6 overs: That's OUT!! Mohammed Shami has got Gary Ballance out caught at cover. Ballance was looking to flick it towards the on-side but gets a leading edge towards Ajinkya Rahane who takes it comfortably. Gary Ballance departs after scoring seven runs off 19 balls with a boundary. England's BATTING TROUBLE continues!! 7.1 overs: FOUR!! Gary Ballance leans forward and drills it past mid-off for a boundary. A MUCH-NEEDED BOUNDARY for England!!With Gary Ballance(2) and Joe Root(0) at the crease, England are currently at 17/2 after six overs.B.Kumar 3 over 2 maidens, 1 run and 2 wicket... incredible... Well done #IndVEng. India on top early Lazy Ghost (@rachit_g2) September 2, 2014ONE RUN off the over!! FIRST CHANGE, Mohammed Shami comes into the attack for India.BRILLIANT OVER by Bhuvi, TWO WICKETS and just one run off it!!4.4 overs: OUT!! Bhuvneshwar Kumar has got Alastair Cook out caught at fine gully. Cook was looking to cut but sends it straight into the hands of Suresh Raina who doesn't drop those. Alastair Cook departs after scoring nine runs off 19 balls with two boundaries. Cook's POOR FORM continues!!Gary Ballance comes to the crease for England.4.1 overs: That's OUT!! Bhuvneshwar Kumar has bowled Alex Hales on an absolute ripper. Hales was looking to leave that one but the ball nips back in sharply to make a mess of the stumps. Alex Hales departs after scoring six runs off seven balls with a boundary. EARLY BLOW for England!!NINE RUNS off the over!!3.6 overs: FOUR!! Alastair Cook employs the square drive and sends it racing for another boundary.3.4 overs: FOUR!! Alastair Cook reaches out and gets it over the slip cordon for a boundary. That was UNLUCKY for Kulkarni!! With Alastair Cook(1) and Alex Hales(5) at the crease, England are currently at 6/0 after two overs.Let wrap this up today boys! Come on India #IndVEng Aishu (@samikshu) September 2, 2014SIX RUNS off the over!! 1.1 overs: FOUR!! Alex Hales leans into the drive and sends it scurrying through covers for a boundary. That was BEAUTIFULLY TIMED by Hales!!Dhawal Kulkarni will bowl from the other end for India.Bhuvi starts off with a MAIDEN!!Alastair Cook and Gary Ballance are out in the middle for England while Bhuvneshwar Kumar will start the proceedings for India. Toss: India won the toss and elected to field first against England. India:After the horror of the Tests, India and MS Dhoni are in a good space in a format that they have mastered pretty well. On surfaces that have aided his bowlers (spinners in particular), Dhoni has marshalled his resources expertly. The batsmen have found form while the bowlers have kept the English batsmen on a tight leash. Shikhar Dhawan has been the lone disappointment though, he once again failed to cash in on a decent start. Ajinkya Rahane,batting at the top in the absence of Rohit Sharma showed enough potential for a regular slot at the top of the order while Virat Kohli finally came good. The dashing batsman, always in the news for all the wrong reasons during the tour looked polished during his knock of 40 at Trent Bridge. Ambati Rayudu was another plus, his composed innings a major tick for a team which hasn't still settled on a regular No. 4.Things aren't that rosy in the pace department though. Mohit Sharma sustained an injury and although he came back onto the field, and effected a superb direct hit to dismiss Ian Bell, wasn't given any more overs. Bhuvneshwar Kumar was expensive at the death while Mohammad Shami wasn't at his best. With the World Cup around the corner, India needs their pacers to be at their best to be competitive something that wouldn't have escaped Dhoni's thought process.England:Questions were asked about Alastair Cook's captaincy credentials after the Lord's Test and the daggers are back once again. While Cook managed to salvage the situation in Tests, the road in the ODIs looks bumpy. England's failure to get off to reasonably quick starts, a must in the new age of batting has been one of the reasons for the team to find themselves 0-2 down. If the slow starts have been an issue, the complete lack of nous against spin has proved to be detrimental from England's perspective. Unlike in the Tests, England's middle order has been a pale shadow of itself against spin. It isn't just Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja causing problems, even the part-time options of Suresh Raina and Ambati Rayudu have yielded rich dividends for Dhoni and his troops.With the batting floundering, the bowlers have found it hard to sustain pressure on the Indians. Without Broad at the other end, James Anderson has neither been unable to stem the flow of runs nor has picked up wickets in clusters. The support cast has been a huge let-down even though Chris Woakes did manage to grab 4 wickets in the second ODI at Cardiff. Unlike India, Cook hasn't been able to fall back on spinners for respite. James Tredwell has been impressive and it is a surprise that Cook hasn't thought of playing Moeen Ali who was a huge success in the Tests.Team Changes(from):India: MS Dhoni's winning side have made just one change with Dhawal Kulkarni making his ODI debut in place of injured Mohit Sharma. Watch out for the clever seamer!England: Alastair Cook's men have roped in three changes with Gary Ballance, Moeen Ali and Harry Gurney replacing Ian Bell, James Tredwell and Ben Stokes. But, will the changes work out for the hosts today?Weather and pitch conditions:Unlike the Champions Trophy final, a sunny day is expected on Tuesday. The pitch has slowed down in recent times and that will mean spinners will come into play.   Quotes:To be honest, I too am wondering why this is happening with me and that too, so often. I think I need to make a conscious effort to bat very tight once I reach that stage of my innings: Ajinkya Rahane wants to convert his starts into bigger knocks.We know how important big runs are at the top of the order. Someone in the top four or five needs to go and do that: Alastair Cook wants his batsmen to contribute more.Teams(from):India: Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni(c/wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Dhawal KulkarniEngland: Alastair Cook(c), Alex Hales, Gary Ballance, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler(wk), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Steven Finn, James Anderson, Harry Gurneylast_img

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