04 July :- Team India has started their England tour with a win, thanks to the fine bowling of Chinnaman Kuldeep Yadav (5/24) and the tenacious century (101 runs, 54 balls, 10 fours, and five sixes) of KL Rahul. In the first match of the three T20 matches, the Indian team today defeated England by a huge margin of 8 wickets. In the match, Team India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and invited England to bat first. Due to the great bowling of Kuldeep Yadav, the England team could score only 159 runs in 8 overs in the 20th over. Jose Butler top scored with 69 and Jason Roy scored 30. Thanks to Rahul’s innings in reply, the Indian team achieved only two wickets in 18.2 overs. Virat Kohli finished the match in style with a six off Moin Ali. With this win the Indian team has achieved a 1-0 lead in the series.
What a performance from KL Rahul! His unbeaten 101 guides India home after a spectacular bowling display from Kuldeep Yadav, who recorded figures of 5/24. Great performance from the tourists, and we look forward to the next T20i on Friday in Cardiff !🔥 #ENGvIND pic.twitter.com/SC2dWjNR5N
— ICC (@ICC) July 3, 2018
In reply to England’s 159 runs, Indian innings Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma started out but Dhawan (4) got out in the first over. He was bowled by fast bowler David Wiley. In the first over, eight runs were scored. In the second over, Chris Rahul made an aggressive start with Chris Jordan in the second over. Over 9 runs in the third over of the innings, Rahul got the lifeline when Jason Roy dropped his catch on Willy’s ball. Over 9 runs in the over. Rahul scored two fours in the fourth over of the innings to help Plunkett to bowl. Over 12.6: He is Caught. After five overs, Team India scored 48 runs for a wicket. In the fourth over of the innings, Rahul made two fours in the Plunkett for bowling. Over 12.6: He is Caught. After five overs, Team India scored 48 runs at one wicket. Team India completed 50 runs in 5.4 overs. In the eighth over, Rahul came to bowl with Moin Ali, who was bowled by Chauk and six again. Over 16.6: No runs. Adil Rashid’s similarity happened in the ninth over. Rahul hit his half-century off the spinner’s ball and hit six and fours. In the meantime, Rahul hit six fours and two sixes in the face of 27 balls. Due to the strong batting power of the team, Team India reached 100 runs in the 10th over. After 10 overs the score was 103 runs on one wicket.
Due to Rahul’s strong batting, Team India reached 100 runs in the 10th over. After 10 overs the score was 103 runs on one wicket. After completing the half-century, Rahul’s batting also touched the height. He took the news of every England bowler very well. Because of the strong batting power of the team, Team India reached 100 runs in the 10th over. After 10 overs the score was 103 runs on one wicket. After completing the half-century, Rahul’s batting also touched the height. He got the news of every England bowler. In the 13th over of the innings, Adil Rashid came second with England’s second success. He was caught by Rohan Sharma (32 runs, 30 balls, 3 fours, one six) in the hands of Morgan. Virat Kohli became the fourth batsman in the world to score 2000 runs in T20 Internationals while making 8 runs in the match. They have reached this figure in the shortest innings. New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum and Martin Guptill and Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik have also scored two thousand runs in T20.Rahul’s century was completed with 53 balls, with the help of 10 fours and five sixes. In the next over, Virat gave Moin Ali six boundaries and led the side to victory. Rahul not out 101 and Virat Kohli remained unbeaten 20 runs
Wicket Fall: 7-1 (Dhawan, 0.5), 130-2 (Rohit, 12.4)
England’s innings: Kuldeep Yadav did amazing
On the invitation of India, England’s innings of Jason Roy and Jos Buttler started in the stormy first innings. Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled first over for India, with Roy scoring 11 runs including two fours. Roy and Butler put each other in the second over of Umesh Yadav’s throw in the second over. Over 9.6: He is Caught. 8 in the third over and 16 runs in the fourth over thrown by Yuswendra Chahal. Butler also gave the six in this over. In the fifth over of the game Umesh Yadav brought the much-awaited success to the team when he bowled Jason Roy (30 runs, 20 balls, five fours). In the last over, England’s 50 runs were completed. The sixth over of the innings was good for India. Hardik Pandya scored only three runs in this over. Chinnaman Kuldeep Yadav was brought in on the attack in the 10th over. England were 77 for one after losing 10 wickets after 10 overs.
Butler completed his half-century in the 11th over. During this, he faced 29 balls and hit eight fours and two sixes. This overwhelming extravagance of Hardik Pandya was 18 runs. Chainaman Kuldeep Yadav, in the 12th over of the innings, gave India another success by bowling Hales (0). Over 100 runs of England in this over The 14th over of the innings thrown by Kuldeep Yadav changed the picture of the match. England lost Eoin Morgan (7), Johnny Bairstow (0) and Joe Root (0) in this over. Of this, Morgan’s catch was caught by Kohli while Dhoni kept the Bairstow and Root on the stump. Watching the England innings in a strong position, it was derailed in this over. Moin Ali (6) also returned to the pavilion in the 16th over. Raina was caught by Pandya on the ball. Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled 17th over of the innings in which Willy hit a six and two fours. England’s seventh wicket, Jos Buttler (69 runs, 46 balls, eight fours, and two sixes) and eighth wicket dropped as Chris Jordan (7th). England scored 159 for 8 wickets after 20 overs Staying David Wiley 29 and Leoem Plunkett were unbeaten on 3 runs For India, Kuldeep Yadav took five wickets for 24 runs. Umesh Yadav got two wickets.
Wickets Fall: 50-1 (Roy, 4.6), 95-2 (Hales, 11.3), 106-3 (Morgan, 13.1), 107-4 (Bairstow, 13.3), 107-5 (Route, 13.4), 117- 6 (Moin Ali, 15.4), 141-7 (Butler, 17.4), 149-8 (Jordan, 18.3)