India vs England 1st T20, Ind vs ENG highlights: K L rahul, Kuldeep help India win 1st T20

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New Delhi | Updated:Jul 04, 2018 2:21:59 am

India vs England 1st T20, Ind vs ENG highlights: India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to field first. England who had to bat first chose to play the playing eleven from their last match against Australia.

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India vs England 1st T20, Ind vs ENG highlights: India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to field first. England batting first in the 1st T20 in Manchester, was able to put on a score of 159 after 20 overs. They lost their 8 wickets. With Jos Buttler and Jason Roy opening for England were able to give a good start but Umesh Yadav came with a breakthrough and got the wicket of Jason Roy. England’s middle order did not perform well. Jos Buttler was the anchor point of their batting line up. Jos Buttler scored 69 runs off 46 balls. After Kuldeep Yadav took the wicket of Jos Buttler’s wicket, run rate of England came slashing down. India performed well with the ball as well as with the bat. Kuldeep Yadav got 5 wicket haul, while Umesh Yadav got two wickets, and Pandya got 1. With the bat, K L Rahul scored a well deserved century steering India towards an easy win. K L Rahul scored 101 runs off just 54 balls. With astonishing batting of K L Rahul and mesmerising bowling of Kuldeep Yadav, India won by 8 wickets and Kuldeep Yadav got the award of Man of the match after taking 5 wickets.

England who had to bat first chose to play the playing eleven from their last match against Australia. As for India, they have included Suresh Raina over Dinesh Karthik and Umesh Yadav will also play with Jasprit Bumrah ruled out due to injury. The first match of the eleven across three formats will be played at Old Trafford on Tuesday night with the next two games to be played in Cardiff and Bristol. Unlike the two Dublin games, the Indian team is likely to face tough competition from England who have been merciless in the recent past (ask Australia).

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Regardless of the result, the series will be a treat for the audience who will get to see probably the two best limited-overs line-ups in action. Both units have a destructive set of batsmen, top-quality fast-bowlers and match-winning spinners. England, however, will miss the services of the injured pair Ben Stokes and Tom Curran and the rested Mark Wood, all three of whom played in this season’s IPL.

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India in England, 3 T20I Series, 2018Old Trafford, Manchester 17 September 2019

England 159/8 (20.0)

vs

India 163/2 (18.2)

Match Ended ( Day - 1st T20I ) India beat England by 8 wickets

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01:41 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Men in Blue win: Kuldeep Yadav man of the match

With astonishing batting f K L Rahul and mesmerising bowling of Kuldeep Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav gets the award of Man of the match after taking 5 wickets.

01:24 (IST)04 Jul 2018
India finishes in style

Rahul with his century, kuldeep's 5 wicket haul and Virat Kohli finishing in style with a six, dominated today's game. India win by 8 wickets and lead the series 1-0. 

This was seventh consecutive win for India in T20I.

01:22 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Well deserved century for K L rahul

K L Rahul's deserved this century. His aggressive batting, perfect fours, sublime form, a phenomenon batting performance led to his century.

01:19 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Willey to Rahul, FOUR runs

K L rahul hitting a boundary on Willey's bowling, gets to the mark of 98, just 2 runs short for his century.

01:17 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Virat Kohli became first Indian player to score 2000 T20I runs

Virat Kohli coming out to bat at number 4, becomes first Indian player to score 2000 T20I runs. He is now the fourth highest run-scorer in the format behind the New Zealand duo of Martin Guptill (2271 runs) and Brendon McCullum (2140).

01:04 (IST)04 Jul 2018
K L Rahul's sublime form continues

Decision of the umpire stands as confirmed by the Third Umpire, K L Rahul to continue striking the ball out of the field. England's review unsuccesfull. 

01:03 (IST)04 Jul 2018
K L Rahul in big trouble

England in a desperate attempt to take the wicket of K L Rahul, takes a review to go against umpire's decision. 

00:59 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Rohit Sharma out: Big relief for England

Adil Rashid brings a big breakthrough for England. Rohit out for 32 runs.

00:56 (IST)04 Jul 2018
E Morgan confused by Indian batting

Eoin Morgan looking confused, looking for alternative bowling options after bowlers getting hammered by Rohit Sharma and K L Rahul.

00:50 (IST)04 Jul 2018
No stopping K L Rahul in Manchester

K L Rahul hitting the ball out of the boundary for six again with a perfectly timed shot. K L Rahul showing batting masterclass, hitting yet another boundary cruising with a strike rate of 220.54.  Fantastic piece of batting K L Rahul, hitting a four through onside and then hitting a six through on side Reducing the required run rate for India below 5.

00:45 (IST)04 Jul 2018
100 comes up for India

Rahul hitting a brilliant four with a reverse sweep and then in the next ball using the crease very well hits a huge straight six bringing India's 100 in 10th over. India cruising through with a run rate of 10.00 per over.

00:43 (IST)04 Jul 2018
50 up for K L Rahul

Rahul Rohit combination working well for India. K L Rahul got 50 runs on board after hitting the ball with a perfectly timed late cut. 

00:39 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Huge six from Rohit Sharma

Adil Rashid bowling the bad line and length, gets struck by Rohit Sharma for a huge 6.

00:36 (IST)04 Jul 2018
K L Rahul hitting hard

K L Rahul showing his in-form batting scored back to back to boundaries on Moeen Ali's first over. First hitting beautifully for four and then though mistimed his shot, he was able to clear Jordon for six.

00:34 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Rashid into the attack

Adil Rashid into the attack was able to control runs but not for long after Rohit Sharma scored a boundary at the last ball of his over.

00:29 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Plunkett to Rahul, FOUR runs

Beautifully played by K L Rahul for four runs. He knew where the fielders were and hit the short ball for four runs brings India's 50.

00:26 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Jordon to Rohit, Rohit confused

Jordan balling a slower ball confuses Rohit Sharma, hits back of his bat and saves him from getting out. But Rohit Sharma recovering well in the next ball scores another boundary of the over.

00:23 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Another FOUR

Another boundary this time from Rohit's bat. Both the batsmen putting pressure on England by scoring back to back boundaries.

00:22 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Feather touch by Rahul, back to back boundaries

Rahul hitting with a beautiful flick scores the first boundary and then with a beautiful cut shot gets him another four.

00:15 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Willey to K L Rahul, Four Runs

K L Rahul with brilliant orthodox shot hits an outstanding boundary.

00:11 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Brilliant piece of fielding by Willey

Rahul looking for another boundary is stopped by Willey's brilliant fielding.

00:09 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Jordan to Rahul, SIX runs

Beatiful shot by K L Rahul and with perfect timing strikes a six.

00:04 (IST)04 Jul 2018
Wicket number 1 for England

India loses their first wicket. Dhawan wanting to strike the ball hard mistimes the shot, Willey taking advantage, takes the wicket of Shikhar Dhawan.

00:02 (IST)04 Jul 2018
2nd Innings; India in action

India to open witha left-right combination of Rohit sharma and Shikhar Dhawan.

Willey to Dhawan, Thick edge goes for four. India starts their inning with a boundary.

23:43 (IST)03 Jul 2018
1st inning over

Last over was bowled well by Bhuvi Kumar giving only 8 runs. India needs 160 runs off 12o balls to win the 1st T20 against England.

23:37 (IST)03 Jul 2018
Kumar to bowl the last over

Indian bowler has performed well in this match. Will India get England all out in this last over of 1st inning?

23:36 (IST)03 Jul 2018
Wicket!!!!

Indian bowlers have been proving themselves continuously in this match. After Kuldeep Yadav getting 5 wickets, now its turn of Umesh Yadav to strike. Umesh Yadav gets his 2nd wicket by an outstanding ball to  Chris Jordan gets him out for 0.

23:32 (IST)03 Jul 2018
Five for Kuldeep Yadav

K L Rahul missing the catch Jos Buttler in the 2nd ball,  was caught by Virat Kohli in the 4th ball of Kuldeep's last spell gets 5 wickets. Kuldeep Yadav 24-5 in just 4 overs. 

23:25 (IST)03 Jul 2018
Kumar to Willey, Willey on fire

Willey hitting a six over fine leg on the first ball of Kumar's over, struck twice for two boundaries. Kumar in pressure, giving  20 runs in his spell, brings some relief to England.  

23:18 (IST)03 Jul 2018
Hardik Pandya in action

After Moeen Ali hitting the ball hard for FOUR runs, Pandya recovered well. Pandya adjusting the line and length confused Moeen and Ali was caught by  Suresh Raina.

23:12 (IST)03 Jul 2018
Kuldeep Yadav: Threat for England

Kuldeep Yadav's brilliant bowling has turned the match completely. Yadav struck thrice in his over. E Morgan misinterpreting the ball gets caught by Virat Kohli. J Bairstow and J Root, not able to read Kuldeep's googlies, gets stumped by Dhoni and went back pavilion without scoring any run.

22:54 (IST)03 Jul 2018
Kuldeep's first wicket of the match

Kuldeep to Hales, not able to judge the ball, Hales misinterpret it and is bowled by Kuldeep.

22:50 (IST)03 Jul 2018
Buttler's back to back boundaries

Buttler with two fours and a six gets his half-century. Buttler on 57 in just 31 balls.

22:44 (IST)03 Jul 2018
Kuldeep to Buttler, FOUR runs

Buttler striking Kuldeep's first ball of the over out of the boundary, getting four runs more.

22:43 (IST)03 Jul 2018
Buttler on fire

A brilliant reverse sweep by Jos Buttler adds four more runs to his run tally. Buttler has score 5 boundaries and is six and is playing with a strike rate of 176.19.

22:39 (IST)03 Jul 2018
Pandya to Buttler, FOUR runs

Buttler quick on his feet picks up full toss and converted it into four runs.

22:28 (IST)03 Jul 2018
Yadav gets the breakthrough

Brilliant bowling by Umesh Yadav gets India their 1st wicket. Jason Roy out for 30 runs.

22:15 (IST)03 Jul 2018
Kumar to Roy, FOUR runs

Jaso Roy's thick outside edge over the short third man for the boundary. Slower ball again, this one short of a length outside off. Roy swipes hard at it and is rewarded for his intent.

22:11 (IST)03 Jul 2018

When Roy was playing for Delhi, RCB captain was feeding him wrist spin of Chahal and he struggled immensely, now having the same guy in the team and not putting him against Roy first up doesn't make sense to me

22:02 (IST)03 Jul 2018
England is enjoying a prolonged heatwave at the moment and conditions are likely to stay good for cricket. The pitch should be hard and good for batting. Fans can expect a high-scoring encounter.