New Delhi: In the first T20 International match played between India and England (IND vs ENG), the visiting team won by 8 wickets and took a 1-0 lead in the series. The British got to witness the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
Indian batsmen’s flop show
Most of the batsmen of Team India came out to bat first after losing the toss and proved completely unsuccessful. Virat Kohli also returned to the pavilion without opening an account. Shikhar Dhawan 4 and KL Rahul were out by scoring just 1 run.
Shreyas Iyer’s Fifty
Shreyas Iyer played a brilliant 67 runs in 48 balls with the help of 8 fours and 1 six. This is the third half-century of his T20 international career. Thanks to his innings, Team India scored 124 runs losing 4 wickets in the prescribed 20 overs.
Jofra Archer took 3 crucial wickets in his 4-over spell, scoring 23 runs from an average of 5.75. He sent KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya and Shardul Thakur back to the pavilion. Apart from this, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Chris Jordan and Ben Stokes took 1–1 wickets.
Roy-Butler led England to victory
Jason Roy of England scored a brilliant 49 from 32 balls with the help of 4 fours and 3 sixes. At the same time, Jos Buttler played an innings of 28 runs. Johnny Bairstow and David Malan completed the right work.