IND vs ENG Live: Virat Kohli and Eoin Morgan will be aiming for winning starts in the T20I series.© BCCI
Aiming to build on their fine form, India face England in the first T20I of their five-match series, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The hosts recently sealed a 3-1 victory against the visitors in a four-match Test series, and all eyes will be on India, who will be working on their tactics for the upcoming T20 World Cup, later this year. India and England have faced each other 14 times in T20Is, with both winning seven times each. In their last five T20Is, India have managed to come out on top four times. For India, the likes of Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan and Rahul Tewatia will be aiming to impress after earning their maiden T20I call-ups. Meanwhile, mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy, who missed out on the Australia tour due to injury, is also back in the side. For England, Eoin Morgan will take over captaincy duties, with Test skipper Joe Root not part of the T20I side. Also, Moeen Ali, who went back home after playing just one Test match, is back with the squad. (LIVE SCORECARD)
1st T20I Live Cricket Updates Between India (IND) vs England (ENG), Straight From Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
Good afternoon and welcome everyone!
Good afternoon and welcome everyone to our live coverage of the first T20I between India and England, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Both sides are up against each other in a five-match T20I series. Virat Kohli will be hoping to give ample opportunities to all his players ahead of the T20 World Cup. Meanwhile, Eoin Morgan will be taking over the captaincy from Test skipper Joe Root, who is not part of the T20I squad. Stay tuned!
It’s Match Day!#TeamIndia is all set to take on England in the first T20I at the Narendra Modi Stadium.
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