From 'Dugna Lagaan' To The 2011 India-England Tie, Netizens Leave Little Unsaid As The Hosts Set A 338-run Target For The Men In Orange At The World Cup

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In the first innings of the India vs England match at the World Cup, the home team performed with flying colours, setting up a massive total, which India would have to break its current World Cup chase record to break.

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In the first innings of the India vs England match at the World Cup, the home team performed with flying colours, setting up a massive total, which India would have to break its current World Cup chase record to break.

With Jonny Bairstow scoring 111 runs, fellow opener Jason Roy adding a strong 66, and all-rounder Stokes finishing the innings with 79, the Lions have set a target of 338 runs. It could have been worse, however, as Mohammad Shami's 5-wicket haul ensured that England weren't able to fully capitalise on their big opening..

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Netizens all around the world are taking to Twitter as they express their mixed emotions about the opening innings, take a look; 

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It remains to be seen what India's chase strategy will be. Will KL Rahul be fit to open alongside Rohit Sharma, for instance? And will debutant Rishabh Pant bat at number 4 or will MS Dhoni?

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