When And Against Whom Did India Play Their 1st ODI Match?

India played their first One Day International (ODI) match against England at the Headingley, Leeds on 13 July 1974. This was a 55 overs a side match.

Match Summary: England won the toss and invited India to bat first. India put up a decent total of 265 runs on board. Brijesh Patel top scored for India with 82 of just 78 balls. England, however, chased down the target of 266 in 51.1 overs and won the match by 4 wickets. John Edrich of England who made a score of 90 was declared the man of the match.