India has managed to beat England in the first of three ODI matches held at The Oval on July 12, 2022. In that match, India won the match with 10 wickets and the final score was 114-110.
Some of the Indian players who contributed to the win were Rohit Sharma (76 notes out) and Shikhar Dhawan (31 notes out), who delivered the deadly blows when India hit a target of 18.4 over. Jasprit Bumrah (19/6 of 7.2 overs) and Mohammed Shami (3/31 of 7 overs) also made a speed bowling duo and stopped England's run with 110 points in 25.2 overs.
Bumrah, Shami’s deadly blow set a record
Bumrah ran through England's batting lineup and was able to bring out several players in the match. Some of them were Jason Roy, Joe Root, Liam Livingstone, and Jonny Bairstow. On the next occasion, Bumrah again issued several England players, namely Brydon Carse and David Willey in consecutive overs.
With Bumrah playing in the match, he managed to record an impressive feat as he became the first Indian pacer to score six wickets against England. He has broken the ODI best figure bowling record and beat Kuldeep Yadav's 6/25 record against England in Nottingham in 2018.
"When there are swings and stitches, it's very interesting in white-ball cricket to take advantage of the opportunity. This is because you usually have to stick with your usual type of throw. So when I threw the first ball, I found a few swings and tried to take advantage of them," explained Bumrah after scoring a record in a match that beat England.
On the other hand, Shami also scored three wickets to contribute points in pushing India's victory over England. Currently, Shami's ODI wickets number has reached 151 and he is the record holder as the fastest Indian bowler to reach the landmark of 150 ODI wickets.
Shami successfully achieved 150 ODI scalps in his 80th ODI match and surpassed the previous record of Ajir Agarkar, which required 97 matches. Overall, Shami is also the third-fastest player to achieve this feat in cricket. He is behind Saqlain Mushtaq and Mitchell Starc who are in first and second positions.
Jos Buttler promises to improve the game in the next game
After England lost to India in a painful way, England captain Jos Buttler said he was "not going to panic." He promised that England would be a different team in the second ODI match with maximum performance improvements.
He explained that the match day was a very tough day. "We are third in the two-horse race. It's hard to accept," he said.
Buttler revealed that England was quite surprised by the game displayed by India. He considered that India was able to take advantage of opportunities and exploit the situation well during the match.
In addition, Buttler also admitted that India had played so well that England failed to cope with the game as desired. According to Buttler, Bumrah was a great bowler in the game and that he was quite impressed with the performance of the game displayed by him.
"He deserves these numbers," he said of Bumrah.
"There's not much time to think about it. We just need to get back into the game and improve things in the next game," Buttler concluded.