India vs England 1st T20 – Live Cricket Score, Preview, full update

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Eng 159/8 in 20 over Ind 163/2 in 18.4 over

Series- India tour of England, 2018
India vs England 1st T20 match being played in Old Trafford, Manchester on 3 July 2018 from 9:30pm. IST

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India and England both teams are in good form. India ranked two in the world in the shortest format have just routed Ireland twice to make six successive T20 victories in all while England have just defeated Australia five- nil in the ODI series and also emereged victories in a one off T20. Players of both the teams are in very good form such as Virat Kohli, Dhoni, Dhawan, Jos Buttler, Jason Roy etc . So match will be very interesting.

India Playing XI

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

England playing XI

Jason Roy, Jos Butter(wk), Alex Hales, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Jonny Bairstow, Moen Ali, Liam Plunkett, David Willey, Chris Jordan, Adult Rashid.


India won the toss and opt to bowl first.

England’s inning

Jos Buttler and Jason Roy started the inning of England with blasting nature and smashed boundaries and sixes. England crossed half century in fifth over but lost 1st wicket the wicket of Jason Roy in this over bowled by Umesh Yadav. So Umesh Yadav got the wicket of Jason Roy who scored 30 run. England accelerated the scoring rate after 8 over. Joss Buttler got half century. But Kuldeep Yadav changed the game moved it towards India. He got his first wicket the wicket of Alex Hells. He changed the game in 14th over in which he got 3 wickets the wickets of Morgan, J Root and Besto. England scored 137/6 in 17 over. Again Kuldeep Yadav got the wicket of Jos Buttler. He got 5 wickets in this match in his 4 overs spell for 24 runs. 5-24 is his best performance of his cricket life in T20 format. England scored 159/8 in 20 over in India vs England 1st T20 match. Jos Buttler played a great inning of 69 runs.

India’s inning

Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma started the inning of India. India lost very valuable wicket of Shikhar Dhawan very erlier. But KL Rahul played great inning for India. He smashed 5 sixes and many boundaries. He scored second highest score of his cricket life in T20 cricket format 101 off 58. Rohit Sharma also played a good inning. After loosing Rohit Sharma’s Virat Kohli came to play and smashed winning six. India got the winning target in 18.4 over. India scored 163/2 in 18.4 over and won India vs England 1st T20 match by 8 wickets.


Due to best performance of Kuldeep Yadav 5-24 and KL Rahul 101 off 58 India won this India vs England 1st T20 match by 8 wickets. In this match Virat Kohli made a record and become a batsman who scored fastest 2000 runs in short format, T20 match.

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