Ind vs Eng 1st T20: England beat Virat Kohli’s Team India, winning 1 T20 by 8 wickets. Jason Roy 49, Kohli, Rahul, Dhawan flopped
World No 1 England team registered an easy win over India by 8 wickets. Chasing India’s 125-run target, England won with over 27 balls to spare. Jason Roy scored 49 runs for England, while Jos Buttler contributed 28 runs.
Virat Kohli’s Team India had no match with the England team in all departments of the game. Batting Shikhar Dhawan, especially India’s top order KL Rahul, Virat Kohli failed miserably as India were able to score only 124 runs in their 20 overs. If it was Shreyas Iyer’s career best innings 67 – India too would have struggled to cross 100.
India 124/7 (20 Overs)
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.
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