Ind vs Eng: England Wins 1st T20: The World No. 1 England team has registered easy 8 wicket victory over India. Chasing India’s 125 runs target, England won with more than 27 balls to spare. For England Jason Roy scored 49, while Jos Butler contributed 28 runs.
Virat Kohli’s team India was no match for the England team in all departments of the game. Especially while batting India’s top order KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli failed miserably as India could only score 124 runs in their 20 overs. If it wasn’t Shreyas Iyer’s career best innings of 67 – India would have struggled to even cross 100.
England Innings – Chasing 125
IND vs ENG 1st T20: India 124/7 (20 Overs): Earlier India could only reach 124 runs of their 20 overs. Shreyas Iyer scored his career best 67 but India could only score 124 runs in alloted 20 overs. For England Joffra Archer was the pick of the bowler with 3/23 from his 4 overs. Adil Rashid took 1/14 (3)
Hardik Pandya was 5th man out for 19. Iyer and Pandya added 54 runs for the 5th wicket.
IND vs ENG 1st T20: Earlier India started T20 Series against England on a extremely bad note. They lost 3 Quick wickets, first it was KL Rahul (1) and Virat Kohli (0) and than India lost Shikhar Dhawan (4) as well. All top 3 batsman were back in pavilion with only 20 on board.
It was only 1st time that Kohli got out for duck in two consecutive international matches.
Indian Batting vs England in IND vs ENG 1st T20:
IND vs ENG 1st T20 6:30 PM – England wins toss and will bowl first. Virat Kohli has decided to rest Rohit Sharma – very surprising move.
England: 1 Jason Roy, 2 Jos Buttler (wk), 3 Dawid Malan, 4 Jonny Bairstow, 5 Ben Stokes, 6 Eoin Morgan (captain), 7 Sam Curran, 8 Jofra Archer, 9 Chris Jordan, 10 Adil Rashid, 11 Mark Wood
India: 1 KL Rahul, 2 Shikhar Dhawan, 3 Virat Kohli (capt), 4 Shreyas Iyer, 5 Rishabh Pant (wk), 6 Hardik Pandya, 7 Axar Patel, 8 Washington Sundar, 9 Shardul Thakur, 10 Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 11 Yuzvendra Chahal