He then made a gesture towards Hardik Pandya signalling it was absolutely fine for him.
Before the game, here is a prediction of who will have the advantage in the key stages of the match and who might eventually emerge as a winner.
Both India and England are scheduled to play two warm-up matches before their main matches.
Even India's warm-up game is set to begin later on today and it would be interesting to see how Team India manages to strike a perfect balance between rest and game time.
While Team India are first scheduled to play a four-day fixture against an unnamed county side, they will then play a 3-day game against County Select XI.
India are slated to face the Englishmen and the experts and former cricketers have already started making predictions for the series.
While the 29-year-old was focused on winning the challenge, the media was completely unaware of his intentions.
Let us have look at some of the numbers before the 2nd ODI.
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