After beginning their UK tour on a winning note by beating Ireland 2-0 in two-match Twenty20 Internationals series, the Indian team would be brimming with confidence when they take on England in the first T20I match that will take place on Tuesday. The Virat Kohli-led Indian team will be wanting to begin the tour with a win.
On the other hand, the England team had a fantastic series against Australia as they beat them 5-0 in One Day Internationals (ODIs) and also in a one-off T20I match, last month. The Eoin Morgan team would be looking forward to carrying their form in the series against the resurgent Indian side.
The Indian team would be banking heavily on Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar Kumar to deliver big in the match; whereas, the England team will be looking forward to Jos Buttler, Jason Roy, Alex Hales and Jonny Bairstow to continue on their current form. A look at the squads of both, India and England.
Full India T20I Squad:
Virat Kohli (c), Deepak Chahar, MS Dhoni, Siddharth Kaul, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya, Lokesh Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shikhar Dhawan, Dinesh Karthik, Kuldeep Yadav, Manish Pandey, Krunal Pandya, Suresh Raina, and Umesh Yadav.
Full England T20I Squad:
Eoin Morgan (c), Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (wk), Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Moeen Ali, Jake Ball, Sam Curran, Alex Hales, Liam Plunkett, Joe Root, and David Willey.
The first T20I match between India and England will take place on July 3, 2018. The series opener between the two sides will be played at the iconic Old Trafford Stadium, in Manchester, in England. The match is scheduled to begin at 10.00 pm IST(IST), whereas the Toss will take place at 9.30 pm IST. You can catch the live telecast and online streaming of India vs England 1st T20I match here.