Cricket

Yuvraj stars in India victory

2012-12-20 19:23
Yuvraj Singh (AP)
Pune - India recorded a comfortable five-wicket victory over England in the first of two Twenty20 internationals on Thursday.

Batting first, England made 157 for six in their allotted 20 overs.

Alex Hales top-scored for the visitors with 56 from 35 balls, while man-of-the-match Yuvraj Singh bagged three for 19 in his four overs.

India reached their winning target with 13 balls to spare, with Singh (38 from 21 balls) again the stand-out performer. Suresh Raina (26 from 19 balls) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (24 not out off 21 balls) also made valuable contributions.

Full scorecard

Video highlights: India v England

The second T20 will be played in Mumbai on Saturday. England won the recent Test series 2-1.

Teams:


India: G Gambhir, AM Rahane, V Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, SK Raina, RA Jadeja, MS Dhoni (captain & wicketkeeper), R Ashwin, PP Chawla, AB Dinda, P Awana

England: AD Hales, MJ Lumb, LJ Wright, EJG Morgan (captain), SR Patel, JC Buttler (wicketkeeper), TT Bresnan, JC Tredwell, SC Meaker, DR Briggs, JW Dernbach

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