After Rahul flamingo-pulls a short ball from Ball over deep backward square leg, he once again lofts a full ball over wide long on, Jordan runs back and takes a diving catch just near the boundary. End of Dhawan's innings, his sorry record against England in this format continues. A clinical performance from the home team as they comfortably chase this down with 5. Considering England's ascendancy in white-ball cricket since 2015, the equation has balanced out over the last two encounters. In fact, there has been no moderation updated and it sounds like this Internation Cricket Schedule will not make any reflections.
Where is the match being played? Live Updates:That's it then, a wide and then a boundary from Root sees England seal the victory and also the series. He would be looking to do just that. India had previously won the T20I series 2-1. This is the first time England will be touring the Windies since 2009. This over could make or break this match for either side. The match will be live streamed on sonyliv.
This is brilliant batting from Roy. In turn, it also highlighted India's glaring weaknesses in the 50-over format, which are shielded to a certain degree in T20 cricket. Get highlights of India vs England, 3rd T20 in Bristol here. The England vs India, 2nd T20 International will be played in Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. A back of a length delivery on the hips from Willey, Kohli swivels and pulls it fine. Can England go past 200 today? His continued absence will mean that India have a long tail, putting more responsibility on the top and middle order.
Can he and Hardik get India over the line or will the hosts prevail? Roy does not account for the inward movement as he tries to keep it out with a gap between bat and pad. India won the closely-fought home series 2-1 in January 2017, and now the current contest will finish with the same score-line, either way. Needless to say, he will be India's greatest threat, albeit the likes of Roy and Alex Hales also add a lot of firepower to the English top-order. He continues on his aggressive ways by mauling Siddarth Kaul over long on for his sixth six. India still on top but England are struggling to string some tight overs.
The second T20 International between England and India will take place on 6 July, 2018. England, on the other hand, will head to the series on the back of a 6-0 drubbing of Australia with Buttler, Roy, Jonny Bairstow in good form. Jason Roy brings up the fifty in style by clobbering Chahal over long on for a big six. Regrouping after almost a three-month long gap, India used the Ireland T20Is as a good warm-up, registering facile wins of 72 and 143 runs but more importantly giving the whole squad good game time before the challenging series against the Englishmen. The ball sneaks through and hits the middle stump. The match begins at 10. Two sixes off Chris Jordan, one a brilliant lofted shot over long on in typical Rohit fashion and a second a pull over deep square leg has given India the perfect platform.
In fact, India's last series' loss with more one T20I game also came against the same opposition, at Florida in August 2016. Earlier, Rohit Sharma notches up his third century in this format, making him the second man since Colin Munro to achieve this feat. The 57-run partnership is broken by the leg spinner. Iyer also gave a good account of himself in Port Elizabeth batting at number five. India would be looking to pull things back after the flying start by England. Three short balls are dispatched for 4,4 and a six while a full ball is clubbed just over Deepak Chahar at long on. Difficult to defend on grounds like this.
Bairstow swivels and pulls it towards Kuldeep Yadav at fine leg. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is out due to a stiff back and Siddarth Kaul, who made his debut in the Ireland Twenty20 game, is added to the side. A dominant opening win has set the tone and India would look to ensure that a spin-wary England remains on the back-foot when the two sides clash in the second T20 International, in Cardiff on Friday. A short ball on the body of the batsman. Brilliant by him, he bowls a pacey delivery which pitches on off and then jags back in sharply.
Difficult to defend on grounds like this. What a catch from Root to send the Indian skipper packing. Tickets will be available on the redesigned www. India are on course, with Rohit striking his fourth six and then neatly late-cutting a ball past the gap at slip for a boundary to third man. With veteran Suresh Raina in great hitting form at No.