Suresh Raina.

A bad day in the office, which we can relate to India’s batting too. After losing the toss, the Indian skipper came out to open the innings and this was the biggest gaffe committed by him as after losing the first wicket on 34, no one could steady hosts innings. Though Suresh Raina, who came in at number three, played well and scored 34 runs but he too was back in the pavilion with seven overs still remaining.

The form which Kohli is in, he should have batted at number three instead of taking a gamble to open the innings. India finished their innings on 147/7. The score could have been lesser, had Dhoni not hit 12 runs of the last over of the innings.

Here s Twitter reacted to India’s batting in the first T20I at Kanpur –


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