Birmingham:30/6/19:In the ICC Cricket World Cup, England have set a challenging 338 run victory target for India at Birmingham.
Earlier, in their World Cup survival fight, England elected to bat first and amassed 337 for 7 in the stipulated 50 overs. Openers Johnny Bairstow and Jason Roy became the first opening pair to put up a 100 plus run stand against India in this World Cup.
The first English wicket fell at 160 when Roy was out for 66. Bairstow took 90 balls to reach his first ever World Cup century before getting out for 111. B.A.Stokes stitched 79.
For India, Mohammed Shami was the most successful bowler who claimed 5 wickets, giving away 69 runs. Jasprit Bumrah and Kuldip Yadav shared one wicket each.
Rishabh Pant has made his World Cup debut, coming in place of Vijay Shankar. Unbeaten India are a win away from making it to the top four.
Tomorrow, Sri Lanka will clash with West Indies at Chester-le-Street at 3 p.m.