Cricket

India win toss, bowl against England in 1st T20

2018-07-03 18:55
virat kohli
Virat Kohli (Getty Images)

Manchester - India won the toss and elected to bowl against England in the first T20 at Old Trafford on Tuesday.

England unsurprisingly stuck with their winning team as they bid to extend their outstanding white-ball form in the game's abbreviated form.

After their six-match 'whitewash' of Australia across the limited-overs formats last month, Eoin Morgan's hosts were put into bat in this series opener in beautiful conditions in Manchester.

India were also largely as expected, with specialist opener KL Rahul chosen ahead of fellow batsman Manish Pandey.

Teams:

India

Virat Kohli (capt), Shikar Dhwan, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (wk), KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal

England

Jason Roy, Jos Buttler (wk), Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (capt), Alex Hales, Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, David Willey, Liam Plunkett, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid

Read more on:    india  |  england  |  virat kohli  |  cricket
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season has wrapped up. For all the season highlights - and lowlights - be sure to visit Sport24!

Latest blogs
Vote

The 12-month ban handed down to Steve Smith and David Warner and the 9-month sanction for Cameron Bancroft for their ball-tampering roles, is ...

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.