Indian won the toss and elected to field first in the 1st ODI against England being played at the Maharashtra Cricket Stadium in Pune on January 15, 2017. Match time: 1:30 p.m. India time.

After defeating England in the Test series (4-0), a confident Indian team is all set to lock horns with them in the first ODI.

Final scores

India won by 3 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)

India 356/7 (48.1 overs) Kohli 122 off 102 balls (8 fours, five sixes), KM Jadhav 120 off 76 balls (12 fours five sixes)

England 350/7 (50.0 overs)

England has won only one bilateral series in India, and it was long back in 1984.

Eoin Morgan and his boys will be trying hard to break this legacy, but things will not be that smooth for them, as the surface in Pune is spin friendly, and India has a strong slow bowling department.

In the recent warm-up game against India A, England won the game in style, and this has boosted their morale to a great extent. Morgan's boys are all One Day International specialists, and they have won 19 of the 31 matches played since the ICC Cricket World Cup, 2015.

English team optimistic!

Eoin Morgan is the spinal cord of this team, both as the skipper and batsman.

The dashing cricketer has scored nine fifties and one century in these 31 matches, and his form will be quite crucial in determining the winning chances of England in this game.

On the other hand, India is a very energetic side under the leadership of Virat Kohli.

The team is comprised of some big names in International cricket, and they have the capability to defeat any cricketing nation under the sky.

In a recent talk with the press, Virat Kohli told that he want his opening batsmen to perform well, so that the pressure on him will be lessened.

TV telecast and live streaming in India, the United States and the UK

In India, the game will be shown live on Doordarshan and Star Sports channel with Hindi and English commentary from 12:30 p.m. onwards. Internet users can visit Hot Star website for the live streaming.

Willow TV is telecasting the game live in the United States.

In the United Kingdom, the live actions can be enjoyed on Sky Sports.

Yuvraj Singh back in the Indian squad

After the sudden retirement announcement of MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli was made the captain of the Indian ODI and T20 side. The are not many new faces on the Indian team, but one prominent one is that of Yuvraj Singh who had smashed six sixes in an over against England in a crucial World Cup game.

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