Cricket: India to kick off England tour with the T20 series

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Usually a long tour to England starts with a test series which is then followed by the limited overs format. Contradicting to that India kick of the most awaited series of the year with a 3 match T20 series.

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The T20 series will pose of some of the stars of the game that have lit up the format in recent times in tournaments such as the IPL.

Following the convincing T20 series victory vs minnows Ireland, India will be upbeat going into the series vs England. The two matches vs Ireland saw Team India test all their players including their bench.

England on the other hand will also go into the series in a confident mood after they beat Aussies in a one off T20I. They will highly rely on their front three of Roy, Hales and Buttler to get them of to a flying start.

The schedule of the T20’s is as follows:

Jul 03, Tue10:00 PMEngland vs India, 1st T20I
Old Trafford, Manchester
Jul 06, Fri10:00 PMEngland vs India, 2nd T20I
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Jul 08, Sun6:30 PMEngland vs India, 3rd T20I
County Ground, Bristol

 

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