2nd ODI: Pant, Rahul Power India To 336/6 Against England In First Innings
KL Rahul century and Rishabh Pant's power-packed 77 helped India score 336/6 against England in the 2nd ODI at Pune on Friday.
After being put in to bat first, India started poorly as they lost their openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan in the powerplay and could only manage 41 runs.
Virat Kohli and KL Rahul then added 121 runs in 141 balls for the third wicket. Their stand not only steadied the innings but also gave a platform for the rest of the Indian batsmen to score freely. Kohli was once again looking set to finally reach his 71st century but got out on 66 off Adil Rashid's straighter one.
Rahul continued to steadily score runs while Rishabh Pant smacked the bowlers at the other end. Pant quickly reached his 50 in 28 balls but didn't stop.