Krunal Pandya scored an unbeaten 58 off 31 balls on his ODI debut.

eam India all-rounder Krunal Pandya had a fantasy ODI debut on Tuesday (March 23) against England in the arrangement opener of the continuous three-match ODI arrangement in Pune. The Mumbai Indians star crushed fifty in only 26 balls accordingly breaking the world record for the quickest fifty by a debutant in ODI cricket.

Krunal scored an unbeaten 58 off 31 balls bound with seven fours and two sixes and his innings came in at a significant point of the match when India’s walk had been stopped a few early wickets.

Eminently, the southpaw likewise turned into the fifteenth Indian batsman to hit a fifty or more score on debut in ODI cricket. He is the main batsman since Faiz Fazal in 2016. He is additionally just the third India batsman to hit a fifty on debut while batting at No. 7 or beneath after Saba Karim and Ravindra Jadeja.

In the interim, KL Rahul (62) and Krunal Pandya’s (58) rush in the end pushed India’s score to 317/5 in the main ODI at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.

The couple added 111 of their 112 runs in the last nine overs as they sent the English bowlers on a cowhide chase.

Prior, Shikhar Dhawan (98) and Virat Kohli (56) shone with bat and added to India’s motivation.

Brief Scores: India 317/5 (Shikhar Dhawan 98, KL Rahul 62, Krunal Pandya 58; Ben Stokes 3-34) versus England.