TEAMS :-

India:-

  • Rohit Sharma
  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • Lokesh Rahul
  • Virat Kohli(c)
  • Suresh Raina
  • MS Dhoni(wk)
  • Hardik Pandya
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  • Kuldeep Yadav
  • Umesh Yadav
  • Yuzvendra Chahal.

 

England:-

  • Jason Roy
  • Jos Buttler(wk)
  • Alex Hales
  • Eoin Morgan(c)
  • Joe Root
  • Jonny Baristow
  • Moeen Ali
  • David Willey
  • Adil Rashid
  • Chris Jordan
  • Liam Plunkett

 

In the pre match conference Indian skipper announced that India will play a fearless cricket & Indian players proved that in the 1st match itself.
JosButtler hits a 45 ball 69 as the hosts managed to get to a decent total of 159/8.

 

Lokesh Rahul scored his 2nd International T20 century. He smashed the england bowling to all parts of the ground. He scored 101 of 54 balls with 5 sixes & 10 fours. After the quick dismissal of Shikhar Dhawan in the 1st over, Rohit Sharma made a good partnership with KL Rahul. He made 30 runs. At the end of Indian innings Virat Kohli also made 22 runs which took India past victory.

 

 

Chinaman spinner Kuldeep Yadav took 5 wickets. Umesh Yadav took 2 wickets & took the important wicket of Jason Roy. Hardik took 1 wicket.