India meets England in the opening T20 International at the Old Trafford, Manchester. India come into the three-match series after routing Ireland 2-0 by 72 and 143 runs respectively. India won the toss and invited England to bat first in the first T20 match.
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India wins by 8 wickets!
# Moeen Ali comes to bowl and Virat Kohli finishes the match with a phenomenal SIX! India 163/2 after 18.2 overs
# Willey comes in for his third over. Rahul finds space for a FOUR!! 10 runs from the over and KL Rahul completes his century off 53 balls. India 156/2 after 18 overs
# Plunkett comes in for his 3rd over. India playing on single runs. 4 runs from the over. India 146/2 after 17 overs
# Willey comes for his second over after he took the first wicket. Five singles from the over. India 142/2 after 16 overs
India needs 23 runs from 30 balls!
# Rashid comes in for his last over for the match. Only 3 runs from the over. India 137/2 after 15 overs
# Jordan comes in for bowling. England asks for a review but the ball was off Rahul's forearm. India 134/2 after 14 overs
# Rashid comes in for his second over. Rohit Sharma OUT!! Virat Kohli comes in place of Rohit 32 (30). India 131/2 after 13 overs
# Jordan comes in to bowl his 3rd over. Five runs off the over. India 128/1 after 12 overs
# Plunkett for his second over and Rahul in a tremendous form. Hits another SIX to fine leg. Smashes two FOURs. Rahul and Rohit on a partnership of 116 off 61 balls. 20 runs off the over. India 123/1 after 11 overs
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# Moeen Ali takes the bowl for England and Rahul smashes a SIX and a FOUR!! 14 runs from the over. India 103/1 after 10 overs
# Rashid comes back but Rohit smashes another SIX!! Rahul hits another FOUR. Rahul completes his half-century. India 89/1 after 9 overs
# Moeen Ali, right-arm off break comes in to bowl and Rahul smashes a FOUR and SIX on first two balls. 16 runs from the over. India 76/1 after 8 overs
# Adil Rashid, right-arm leg break comes to bowl for England. Both Rahul and Rohit finds it hard to yield runs from the over but Rohit hits a FOUR on the last ball. India 60/1 after 7 overs
# Plunkett for the over with Rahul hits a FOUR over the short fine leg. Six runs from the over. India 54/1 after 6 overs
# Jordan for the fifth over. Rohit hits two FOUR!! 10 runs off the over. India 48/1 after 5 overs
# Liam Plunkett, right-arm fast bowler for the 4th over. Plunkett gives a wide, two FOUR and 3 single from the over. India 38/1 after 4 overs
# Rahul hits a FOUR on Jordan's bowl. 9 runs comes from the over. India 26/1 after 3 overs
# Chris Jordan comes to bowl for England. Lokesh Rahul on the crease. A brilliant SIX! by Rahul. India 17/1 after 2 overs
# David Willey for the first over. Dhavan is OUT!! Dhavan 4(4). 8 runs off the over. India 8/1 after 1 over
Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan are on strike!
Second innings starts!
India need 160 runs to win. England 159/8 after 20 overs
# Bhuvneshwar for the last over, gives 8 runs from the over. End of first innings. England 159/8 after 20 overs
# Umesh Yadav for bowling and takes Chris Jordan's wicket. Liam Plunkett comes in for England. Three runs and a wicket off the over. England 151/8 after 19 overs
# Kuldeep Yadav takes his 5th wicket. Butler miscues a shot, gets caught at long on by Kohli. Chris Jordan comes to crease. Willey hits a six on the 5th ball. England 148/7 after 18 overs
# Bhuvneshwar Kumar comes for bowling. David Willey replaces Moeen Ali and scores 20 runs from the over. England 137/6 after 17 overs
# Hardik Pandya to Moeen Ali. Five runs and a wicket off this over. England 117/6 after 16 overs
# Umesh Yadav comes to bowl. Gives away only 3 runs off the over. England 112/5 after 15 overs
# Bairstow gets stumped, goes for a duck. Joe Root has to walk back, gets stumped. Fourth Wicket for Kuldeep Yadav. Moeen Ali in. England 109/5 after 14 overs
# Morgan opens his account with Chahal's bowling. Only six runs off the over. England 106/2 after 13 overs
# Kuldeep Yadav takes another wicket for India. Alex Hales scored 8 runs off 18 balls. Eoin Morgan comes to crease. 5 runs out of the over and a Wicket. England 100/2 after 12 overs
# Hardik Pandya bowling for this over. Butler hits a FOUR and a SIX on the first and second balls. Another FOUR on the third ball. Butler completes his half-century. 17 runs off this over. England 95/1 after 11 overs
# Change in bowling. Kuldeep Yadav replaces Hardik Pandya. Butler hits a FOUR on the first ball but Kuldeep doesn't allow any more runs for four more balls until Butler manages a single in the last ball. England 77/1 after 10 overs
# Yuzvendra Chahal comes out for another over giving Hales 1 run while Butler hits another four and a single. England 72/1 after 9 overs
# Another sensible over by Hardik Pandya but Butler creates space for a FOUR. England 66/1 after 8 overs
# End of first bowling powerplay with the seventh over. Yuzvendra Chahal gives 6 runs in the over. England 59/1 after 7 overs
# Hardik Pandya bowls the sixth over and England could not get more than 3 runs out of him. England 53/1 after 6 overs
# England lost their first wicket as Umesh Yadav sends Roy back to the pavilion. Roy scores 30 runs off 20 balls. England 50/1 after 5 overs
# Yuzvendra Chahal gives England its first maximum, as Buttler hits the ball over long-on boundary. England score 16 runs in the fourth over of the match. England 44/0 after 4 overs
# Kumar deliver a relatively economical over, giving 8 runs in his second over. The highlight of the over was a boundary hit by Roy over short third man. England 28/0 after 3 overs
# Kuldeep Yadav comes in from the other end, gives an extra on the first delivery, and a boundary on the second. England 20/0 after 2 overs
# Bhuvneshwar Kumar leads the bowling attack for India as Roy and Buttler open for England. Kumar gives two fours. England 11/0 after 1 over
India win the toss and choose to field.
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India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Suresh Raina, Lokesh Rahul, MS Dhoni(w), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal.
England: Jason Roy, Jos Buttler(w), Alex Hales, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Chris Jordan, Liam Plunkett.