2nd T20I: India looks to wrap up early series win

2nd T20I: India looks to wrap up early series win

India vs England, 3rd T20I, latest score and updates: Hello and welcome to Firstpost's live coverage of the T20I series decider between England and India at Bristol in what promises to be an cracker of a Sunday fixture between the two highly-competitive sides. India won the first by 8-wickets before England clawed back with a five-wicket win in the second.

India missed injured Jasprit Bumrah's services on Friday during the death overs as England hit three sixes.

Round 2 of England's T20 bout with India proved a dramatic one, as the match went down to the final over. Instead, they might back Yuzvendra Chahal to deliver any initial spin overs, despite being taken for runs in Manchester.

"In the last game, England made too many mistakes", Chalal said at the end of the match. Kohli-led side lost the 2nd match thanks to half-century by Alex Hales. In fact, India's last series' loss with more one T20I game also came against the same opposition, at Florida in August 2016.


If Pakistan beat Australia on Sunday, India could climb to number two in the ICC T20I rankings with a series' win, relegating England to number seven. In the second innings, it was all KL Rahul show who recorded his second T20I ton to take India home.

Dhoni turned 37 on Saturday and he celebrated his birthday with his Indian cricket teammates, with wife Sakshi and daughter Ziva also in company in England.

India usually boasts of a top order of the highest class but today was one such day where they were off colours. At the start of what promises to be an intensely fought summer of cricket, this is now about bragging rights and carrying winning momentum into the ODI series.

India vs England, 3rd T20 International Cricket Full Match Score LIVE updates: Before the ODI and Tests begin in what is a long term focus, T20Is are going all the way in trying to ascertain the victor of the series.

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