One of the most competent upcoming batsmen of the world, Virat Kohli, is having a long lean period even at his own home grounds and needs to make a comeback.
An all round performance by England earned them a win in the opening ODI of the five match series against India in a close encounter at Rajkot.
Pakistan and India played the 1st ODI on October 1, 1978 at Quetta, met last time on March 18, 2012, at Mirpur and the Green Caps lead the Blue Shirts 69-48.
MS Dhoni was convinced that the decision of leaving out the off- spinner, Ravichandran Ashwin, was made thoughtfully after the inclusion of three fast bowlers.
A scintillating fourth wicket match winning partnership of 106 runs between Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik lifted Pakistan to a gigantic win in the first T20.
The young gun of India, Cheteshwar Pujara, has amassed runs vs. England and almost filled the gap created by the great No.3 batsman of the country, Rahul Dravid.
The England captain, Alastair Cook, assisted his team with a decisive lead of 193 runs while being involved in three partnerships well assisted by Jonathan Trott.
The jewel of English cricket, their skipper Alastair Cook continued haunting India by smashing another ton and became the highest century maker for his country.