England’s Opener Batsmen Jason Roy & Jos Buttler came out on the crease to chase 125 runs target set by India. Axar Patel begins the bowling attack for India.
Earlier England won the toss & opted to bowl first in the first T20I at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. India could score just 124 runs for seven wickets down in 20 overs by losing wickets at regular intervals. Shreyas Iyer registered half century by scoring 67 runs off 48 balls. England bowler’s restricted bowling prevented India to score big. Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Chris Jordan & Ben Stokes took a single wicket each while pacer Jofra Archer registered three wickets to reduce India to 124 runs with 7 wickets down. The action has begun & who will seal victory in the first T20I match is a wait & watch thing!