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India vs England, 1st T20I – KL Rahul & Kuldeep Yadav leads India to Victory

India vs England, 1st T20I – KL Rahul & Kuldeep Yadav leads India to Victory

The 1st T20I match of the India tour of England took place on 3 July 2018, at Manchester. India has won the toss and opted to bowl. The lethal left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav’s spell gave him 5 wickets during the first inning. He also managed to get 3 wickets from 4 balls with his googlies. The England team finished their inning scoring 159 runs losing 8 wickets in 20 overs.

When the second half of the match began, the first wicket falls off just at 7-1 (Shikhar Dhawan). Then Rohit Sharma partnered up with KL Rahul and boosted the team score. This duo took the score to 130 until when Rohit Sharma was out. Then came Virat Kohli, who partnered up with KL Rahul and paved the way for the teams win against England. KL Rahul unleashed remarkable shots and scored his second in T20I hundred. Finally, India claimed their victory against England with Kholi’s finishing six.

The full scorecard of the match can be seen below,