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India vs England Live Score and Commentary, India v England Twenty20 Series 2017

India 147/7 (20.0 ov)
England 148/3 (18.1 ov) Run rate 8.18
Refresh England win by 7 wickets
England won the toss and elected to bowl.
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Ben Stokes 2 5 0 0 40
Joe Root 46 46 4 0 100
Bowler O M R W Econ
Jasprit Bumrah 3.1 0 26 0 8.21
Ashish Nehra 3 0 31 0 10.33

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 21:15 | Published: Jan 25, 2017 06:00

IND vs ENG Live Score and Commentary

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Moeen Ali has been adjudged the man of the match for his 2/21. Going into the match, Ali was the only England bowler to have bowled a ball to Virat Kohi in T20 cricket. Tonight, to used up all his experience to restrict India.
England take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series with this win. India will have to come up with a better all-round display in the next match to save the series. Virat Kohli will have plenty on his mind tonight.
A low total was always going to be difficult to defend. And Morgan and Root ensured that England coasted to win with ease in the end.
Chahal showed promise with two wickets in an over. Barring the leg-spinner, no other bowler possessed the venom to trouble England. 
Moeen Ali was the pick of the bowlers for England with figures of 21/2. As for the run chase, Joe Root and Eoin Morgan's 83 run association was the key for England.
They won the toss and did well to restrict the Indians. The hosts had to pick wickets up at regular intervals to arrest the momentum but England held all the aces through the match.
England has well and truly carried the momentum from the final ODI into the T20 series. 
They win with 11 balls to spare.
England win! They've outplayed India here tonight.
18.1 Jasprit Bumrah to Joe Root. Full toss, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Pandya.
OVER
18
Runs Scored: 15
Bowler: Ashish Nehra
Score after 18 overs: 147/3(rr 8.17)
Over Summary: wd 2 2 . 4 4 1
17.6 Ashish Nehra to Joe Root. Full toss, to leg on the front foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Chahal.
17.5 FOUR! Ashish Nehra to Joe Root. Full toss, outside off stump moves in front Slog, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Much better strike this time and into that same gap.
17.4 FOUR! Ashish Nehra to Joe Root. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Slog, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.
17.3 Ashish Nehra to Joe Root. Yorker, outside off stump on the front foot Steer, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dhoni.
17.2 Ashish Nehra to Joe Root. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot pulling, to deep mid wicket for 2 runs, run save by Chahal.
17.1 Ashish Nehra to Joe Root. Off cutter back of a length, down leg side on the back foot pulling, bottom edge to third man for 2 runs, run save by Zarghav.
17.1 Wide Ashish Nehra to Ben Stokes. Off cutter short, outside off stump down the track pulling, Play and Miss (Leg Side) to wicketkeeper for 2 runs, mis-fielded by Dhoni.
OVER
17
Runs Scored: 3
Bowler: Jasprit Bumrah
Score after 17 overs: 132/3(rr 7.76)
Over Summary: 1 . . 1 nb . .
16.6 Jasprit Bumrah to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump moves in front working, to mid wicket for no runs, shy attempt by Kohli.
16.5 FREE HIT. Jasprit Bumrah to Joe Root. Yorker, off stump moves in front Scoop, missed to slips for no runs, fielded by Dhoni.
16.5 APPEAL! Jasprit Bumrah to Joe Root. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot Slog, missed for 1 run, appeal made for Bowled.
16.4 Jasprit Bumrah to Ben Stokes. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Chahal.
16.3 Jasprit Bumrah to Ben Stokes. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot dropped, to short extra cover for no runs, shy attempt by Kohli.
16.2 Jasprit Bumrah to Ben Stokes. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, shy attempt by Singh.
16.1 Jasprit Bumrah to Joe Root. Off cutter length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, shy attempt by Kohli.
OVER
16
Runs Scored: 9
Bowler: Parvez Rasool
Score after 16 overs: 129/3(rr 8.06)
Over Summary: 6 W 1 1 1 .
15.6 Parvez Rasool to Ben Stokes. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Zarghav.
15.5 Parvez Rasool to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Raina.
Venue: Green Park, Kanpur
Match Start Time: Thursday, January 26, 2017, 04:30 PM IST