Team India received early jolts losing Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina and Rohit Sharma in the first ten overs after electing to bat first in the second One-Day international against England in Indore on Monday.
England paceman Stuart Broad struck thrice in his first spell who dismissed inform Sehwag in the very second over for a single. Then Raina could only add four runs followed by Sharma for just three before falling to Broad.
Earlier, taking a 1-0 lead in the seven-match One-Day series, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and decided to bat expecting hard pitch at the Maharani Usha Raje Stadium.
However, after losing three quick wickets, Yuvraj Singh – recovering from a back injury – along with Gambhir have so far consolidated the innings with their half-centuries.
Both India and England are playing without any changes.
India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain), Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Rohit Sharma, Yusuf Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Rudra Pratap Singh, Munaf Patel.
England: Kevin Pietersen (Captain), Ian Bell, Matthew Prior, Owais Shah, Andrew Flintoff, Paul Collingwood, Samit Patel, Ravi Bopara, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Steve Harmison.
Umpires: Russel Tiffin (Zimbabwe), Amish Saheba (India).
Third Umpre: Suresh Shastri (India).
Match Rreferee: Roshan Mahanama (Sri Lanka)
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