IND vs ENG Live: Virat Kohli and Eoin Morgan will be aiming for victory in the T20 series.© BCCI
To build their fine form, India will face England in the first T20I of their five-match series at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The hosts recently won 3–1 against the spectators in the four-match Test series and all eyes will be on India, who will work on their strategy for the upcoming T20 World Cup later this year. India and England faced each other 14 times in the T20I, both winning one each seven times. In their last five T20Is, India have managed to come on top four times. For India, the likes of Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan and Rahul Tewatia will have to impress after earning their first T20I call-up. Meanwhile, mystery spinner Varun Chakraborty, who was out on tour to Australia due to injury, is also back in the side. For England, Eoin Morgan will take over the captaincy, with Test captain Joe Root not part of the T20I side. Also, Moin Ali, who went back home after playing just one Test match, is back with the team. (Live scorer)
First T20I live cricket update between India (IND) vs England (ENG), directly from Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
Good afternoon and welcome everyone!
Good afternoon and everyone is welcome to live coverage of the first T20I to be held between India and England at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The two sides are up against each other in the five-match T20 series. Virat Kohli will hope to give all his players ample opportunities before the T20 World Cup. Meanwhile, Eoin Morgan will take over the captaincy from Test captain Joe Root, who is not part of the T20I squad. stay tuned!
It’s Match Day!#TeamIndia Narendra Modi is set to set for England in the first T20I at the stadium.
– BCCI (@BCCI) March 12, 2021
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