Virat Kohli could not play in the first match against England due to injury. Shreyas Iyer got a chance in his place in the team. But he did not have to bat, India won the match easily by relying on the opening partnership.
India won the match by 10 wickets. Skipper Rohit Sharma scored 76 runs off 58 balls and Shikhar scored 31 runs off 54 balls as India chased down the target of 111 runs in 18.4 overs. Bumrah took 6 wickets for 19 runs. Apart from Bumrah, Mohammad Shami also took three wickets and the Prasidh Krishna took one.
Virat Kohli’s Injury Updates:
Now the big question is whether Virat will play in the second match. Or even if Virat is fit, is India will break the winning combination of the first match?
Although Virat’s condition has not been officially announced, he may not be available for the second match. During the first match, BCCI tweeted an update on Virat’s injury. Not only Virat, Arshdeep Singh is also injured.
“Virat Kohli and Arshdeep Singh were not dropped in the first ODI,” the board said on Twitter. Virat has a minor leg injury, while Arshdeep has a lower abdominal injury. The medical team of BCCI is looking into the matter. ”
After the first match, Jasprit Bumrah was questioned about Virat’s injury. “I don’t know about his injury,” he said.
“I hope he will be fit in the next match. I don’t really know the condition of his injury. I heard that he got injured in the third T20 match and I did not play in that match. ” said Bumrah.
Recently, Virat Kohli could not make an impact on the cricket field. His off form continued with the bat. He scored a total of 12 runs in two T20 matches against England.
According to the board sources, Virat is less likely to play in the second match. If Virat Kohli recovers before the third match, then he can play the third match.