"This was vindication for him and England's selectors in more ways than one," former England skipper Mike Atherton wrote in The Times.
Fans are awaiting this clash with high anticipation following India's recent form in the World Cup, where they just lost one match and finished as table toppers but rain could play spoilsport.
Talking about Kohli, with whom Stokes has shared a healthy rivalry over the years, the Durham man wondered how a player of that stature could be written off so easily after a downward spiral.
England captain Heather Knight, who sat out of the series due to injury, accused Deepti of lying. Speaking ahead of the Women's Asia Cup, Harmanpreet said it is time to move on while backing Deepti's
Harmanpreet was responding to questions on the run out effected by her bowler Deepti Sharma at the non-striker's end to claim the crucial wicket of Charlie Dean.
Sent in to bat, India kept losing wickets at regular intervals to be bundled out in 45.4 overs at Lord's in veteran seamer Jhulan Goswami's farewell game.
After an ordinary showing in the shortest format, the Indian women's cricket team will have to drastically lift its game in all departments and give a fitting farewell to veteran Jhulan Goswami.
In the company of Hardik, Pant then showed his extraordinary skills with the bat as he smashed 16 fours and two sixes in his sublime knock at Old Trafford.
For India, Hardik Pandya was the pick of the bowlers with figures of 4/24, while Yuzvendra Chahal picked up three wickets for 60.
India made one change, bringing in Mohammed Siraj in place of Jasprit Bumrah, who has a niggle.
Top-order collapses followed by the tail surrendering meekly, like the one at Lord's, are a recurring theme that the team needs to arrest before the World Cup.
In reply, India was off to a horror start as they lost Rohit Sharma early. Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan too got out shortly after.
Reece Topley registers best bowling figures at Lord's as England beat India by 100 runs in second ODI
Chasing the target of 247 runs, India were shot out for 146 in 38.5 overs with none of the visiting batters making any notable contribution.
Although he has added a bit of it to his arsenal in recent years, with Shami, it was always about taking wickets. And his strike rate in Test cricket is a testament to that.
The first ODI against England on Monday was Shami's first appearance in the format after almost a gap of two years.
The former India captain, who is enduring a prolonged bad patch, missed the first game due to groin strain and it is still not clear if he is fit for the second game.
During the first ODI on Tuesday, Virat was replaced by batter Shreyas Iyer here at the Kennington Oval.
Swing and seam in white-ball cricket is a rare sight but it has been a stand-out feature in England, including the three T20s.
India won the three-match T20 campaign 2-1 but England are set to be reinforced by Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow and Test captain Ben Stokes for a three-game ODI contest starting at the Oval on Tuesday.
It won't be an exaggeration to say that India's fresh outlook towards the shorter formats is inspired by the English template.