A superb century from Suresh Raina and a 4-wicket haul from Ravindra Jadeja helped India clinch a 133-run victory over England in Cardiff. (AFP Photo)
Cardiff: A superb century from Suresh Raina and a 4-wicket haul from Ravindra Jadeja helped India clinch a massive 133-run victory by D/L method over England in the second one-day international on Wednesday.
Victory gave India a 1-0 lead in the five-match series following Monday's washout in Bristol and saw them return to winning ways after their 3-1 defeat by England in the preceding Test series.
England, chasing a rain-adjusted 295 off 47 overs in reply, were well-placed at 54 without loss.
But they lost all 10 wickets for 107 runs as they collapsed to 161 all out in 38.1 overs.
Indian left-armer Ravindra Jadeja took four for 28 in seven overs.
Raina hit a rapid 100 and put on a 144-run stand with Mahendra Singh Dhoni to lift India to 304/6.
Raina powered to his fourth ODI century off 74 balls in chilly, overcast conditions at Sophia Gardens before becoming one of Chris Woakes' four wickets on the next ball he faced.
India, the reigning world champion and Champions Trophy winner in the 50-over format, lost Shikhar Dhawan (11) and Virat Kohli (0) cheaply to struggle to 19/2 and had reached 132/4 when opener Rohit Sharma (52) departed in the 30th over.
But Raina and Dhoni (52 off 51 balls) accelerated the innings with their fourth-wicket partnership, with 62 runs coming from five overs in the batting powerplay.
Raina hit three sixes and 12 fours in his first hundred in 95 ODI innings.
Kohli averaged only 13.40 in the Test series and his disappointing summer in England continued when he drove a shot straight at Alastair Cook off Woakes on his third ball.
Ajinkya Rahane made 41 before being brilliantly stumped by Jos Buttler, bringing Raina to the middle and he showed the benefits of practicing with a taped tennis ball to get used to the kind of ball movement seen on English wickets.
He smashed 20 runs off one over by Woakes and brought up his century with a single into the leg side, reacting by throwing his arms into the air.
Raina holed out to Anderson on the offside boundary, and Woakes then bowled Dhoni with a slower ball as the paceman finished with figures of 4-52 from his 10 overs.
England, with much-heralded opener Alex Hales - he scored his country's first Twenty20 hundred, against Sri Lanka in March - making his ODI debut, enjoyed a steady start to their chase.
But when left-handed opener Cook, going across his stumps, was lbw to Mohammed Shami for 19 as he aimed across the line it was start of a collapse from which they never recovered.
Three balls later Shami bowled Ian Bell (one) as the batsman left a nip-backer.
A similar delivery, this time from Bhuvneshwar Kumar, cleaned up Joe Root.
Hales had looked good early on but then got bogged down, scoring just 10 singles off his last 34 balls.
He was out for 40 when he top-edged a sweep off Jadeja's fourth ball short fine leg.
And 81 for four became 81 for five when, Jadeja induced Buttler (two) to chip a tame catch to Kohli at short extra-cover.
Eoin Morgan was dropped on 28 but then fell for the same score when his top-edged slog-sweep against offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin was held in the deep.
Jordan's miserable day continued when he was plumb lbw for nought to Raina and the match ended when Tredwell holed out off Ashwin to Jadeja.
(With inputs from agencies)