England vs India 1st ODI 1986 Highlights

Watch the highlights of England vs India 1st ODI 1986 - India tour of England (Texaco Trophy) 2-match one-day international series of the 1st ODI match played between India and England at The Oval, London in 24th May 1986.

A disciplined bowling performance from Chetan Sharma, Ravi Shastri and Roger Binny before Sunil Gavaskar's unbeaten classy 65 and Mohammad Azharuddin's unbeaten brilliant 85 steers to India comfortable nine-wicket victory over India and take a 1-0 lead in a low-scoring game of the first ODI.

* India turned a form of cricket which usually provides the unexpected into a formal proceeding. India had seven overs and four balls to remaining, and nine wickets in hand, as they chased their 163 to win.

* Sunil Gavaskar and Mohammad Azharuddin saw out a brilliant partnership, built up from the second ball of the innings, which produced splendid strokes and easy control.

* They were never needed to produce any unorthodoxy, they just gave the capacity crowd a batting treat Mohammad Azharuddin won the player-of-the-match award.

* There was a sad note at the end, Indian supporters ran wild over the field, tore stumps from the umpire's hand and knocked him over in the process. Greater precautions will have to be taken at other grounds.

England scored 162 for all-out in the alloted 55 overs with top scorer by Graham Gooch struck 30 off 52-balls including one-six & a four.

Derek Pringle scored 28 off 66-balls including a boundary, Mike Gatting cracked a 27 off 58-balls included a four, John Emburey and Graeme Fowler each scored 20-runs.

India best bowler by Chetan Sharma picked up 3-wickets for 25-runs in 11-overs including two maidens with economy rate of 2.27.

Ravi Shastri, Roger Binny both took 2-wickets and one for Maninder Singh.

India chased 163-1 in 47.2 overs with top scorer by Mohammad Azharuddin hit a unbeaten 83 off 154-balls and Sunil Gavaskar cracked a unbeaten 65 off 132-balls included 5-fours.

England best bowler by Graham Dilley took one-wicket for 53-runs in 11-overs.

Mohammad Azharuddin named Player of the match for his superb unbeaten 83 off facing 154-balls including 8-fours and his brilliant fielding to took three catches.



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