It is worth noting that in the recently-concluded T20I series against England, Rahul disappointed with the scores of 1, 0, 0 and 14 before getting dropped in the final game.
Krunal Pandya and Hardik Pandya had their father's blessings with them inside the dressing room.
Let us take a look at some of the important numbers that were registered in 1st ODI.
Former England spinner Monty Panesar feels that world champions England missed the presence of Joe Root in the 1st ODI against India.
As soon as Krunal received his maiden ODI cap, he kissed the Indian badge on it and looked towards the sky, certainly showing his dad — who passed away in January this year — his achievement.
After his knock, Krunal, while attending the interview post India's innings, couldn't say a single word for a while he got so emotional. He later recollected himself and could only say, "This one is for my dad. I did get emotional."
Team India is coming on the back of two series win against the Three Lions. Virat Kohli-led the side to 3-1 win in the 4-match Test series, followed by 3-2 win in the 5-match T20I series.
The 29-year-old was clearly suffering from a lot of pain as the medical team took him out of the field.
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