IND vs ENG 1st T20: England wins by 8 wickets


Ahmedabad: England defeated India by eight wickets in the first T20 International of the five-match series, at Narendra Modi Stadium, popularly known as Motera Stadium, in Ahmedabad on Friday.

An off day for Indian players as they were just outplayed by a quality English side.

Earlier, India posted 124 for seven against England cricket team.

India were reduced to 20 for three in 5 overs but Shreyas Iyer scored a 48-ball 67 under pressure to pull the hosts out of trouble.

For England, Jofra Archer (3/23) scalped three wickets, while Chris Jordon (1/27), Adil Rashid (1/14), Mark Wood (1/20) and Ben Stokes (1/25) picked up one each.

Jason Roy then smashed 49 off 32 balls as England overhauled the target, in 15.3 overs.

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