India vs England, 5th T20I Live Cricket Score: Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav Going Strong After Rohit Sharma’s Dismissal | Cricket News

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IND vs ENG Live: Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma during the 5th T20I, at the Narendra Modi Stadium.© BCCI




Currently a wicket down, India are en route to posting a strong target for England, in the fifth and final T20I, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The visitors initially won the toss and elected to bowl. Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav are currently batting for India, and are adding more runs to the scoreboard. Opener Rohit Sharma gave India a brilliant start, registering a half-century. He was dismissed by Ben Stokes. Also, KL Rahul has been dropped for the decider with T Natarajan roped into the playing XI for India. With the series level at 2-2, India will be aiming to win the final T20I and end the series on a good note ahead of the upcoming T20 World Cup. England will be trying to build some consistency with the bat, and hope that their bowlers leak fewer runs. Jofra Archer and Mark Wood have been in good form for Eoin Morgan’s side, but haven’t been supported properly by Chris Jordan. (LIVE SCORECARD)

5th T20I Live Cricket Score Between India (IND) vs England (ENG), Straight From Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

  • 20:01 (IST)

    SIX!

    A short delivery by Stokes, outside off. Kohli goes down the track to cream it over long-on for a six!

  • 20:00 (IST)

    FOUR! IND: 133/1

    Jordan sends a low full toss, and Suryakumar opens the face of his bat to guide it between point and short third man for a four!

    After 12 overs, India are 133 for one.

  • 19:58 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A length ball by Jordan on middle. Suryakumar goes across off and low, to send it over short fine leg for a four!

  • 19:58 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A slow offcutter by Jordan on middle. Suryakumar goes low to paddle it past the Rashid at short fine for a four!

  • 19:54 (IST)

    FOUR! WELL-PLACED!

    A full offcutter by Jordan, on off. Kohli places it well, between deep midwicket and wide long-on for a four!

  • 19:51 (IST)

    Two runs

    A slow delivery by Stokes, and Suryakumar guides it to the right of the fielder at deep square leg for two runs.

  • 19:48 (IST)

    SIX!

    Rashid tosses a legbreak delivery, on length. Its spinning away and Suryakumar goes back on his back leg to send it over extra cover for a six!

  • 19:47 (IST)

    SIX! INDIA CROSS THE 100-RUN MARK!

    A middle stump ball by Rashid, and Suryakumar goes down the track to smack it over the bowler for a six!

  • 19:45 (IST)

    OUT! Rohit Sharma b Ben Stokes 64 (34)

    BIG ONE FOR ENGLAND AND STOKES!

    A legcutter by Stokes, and its a little slow. Rohit mistimes his pull and delfects it into the stumps.

    In walks, Suryakumar Yadav.

  • 19:42 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A short delivery by Stokes, and Rohit pulls it to left of the fielder at deep square leg for another four!

  • 19:41 (IST)

    SIX!

    A slow full delivery by Stokes, outside off. Rohit slams it over long-on for a huge six!

  • 19:40 (IST)

    SIX! ROHIT SHARMA REGISTERS HIS HALF-CENTURY!

    A poor delivery by Curran, and Rohit moves across. He smacks it over backward square leg for a six! HE ALSO REACHES HIS HALF-CENTURY!

  • 19:39 (IST)

    DROPPED!

    A good delivery by Curran, and Rohit edges it in the air. Buttler and Wood give chase, but Wood misses it at third point.

  • 19:36 (IST)

    One run

    A slow bouncer by Curran, outside off. Kohli pulls it away through square leg for a single.

  • 19:35 (IST)

    SIX!

    WHAT A SHOT!

    A short ball by Jordan, and Rohit pre-planned it well. He pulls it over mid-wicket for a strong six!

  • 19:31 (IST)

    Two runs, IND: 62/0

    A legcutter by Jordan, and Rohit guides it through the covers for two runs.

  • 19:28 (IST)

    SIX! ELEGANT SHOT!

    A short delivery by Wood, and Rohit smacks it over the fine-leg fence for a six! SIMPLY ELEGANT!

  • 19:25 (IST)

    SIX! WONDERFUL SHOT!

    A short ball by Wood, and Kohli pulls it over the long-leg fence for a wonderful six!

  • 19:21 (IST)

    5 wides

    A short ball by Archer, and Kohli sees it sail over him. Buttler also couldn’t reach it and it goes to the boundary. Five wides.

  • 19:19 (IST)

    One run

    A short ball by Archer, outside off. Kohli uses the bounce to send it down to deep third man for a single.

  • 19:17 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A full delivery by Wood, on off. Rohit goes forward and smacks it straight past the bowler via the middle of his bat for a four!

  • 19:16 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Back of a length by Wood, on the stumps. Rohit goes forward and carves it past the bowler for a four!

  • 19:14 (IST)

    SIX! IND: 22/0

    Rashid tosses a full delivery, on off. Rohit puts his front leg, and slams it over midwicket for a six!

  • 19:08 (IST)

    FOUR!

    NOW IT IS ROHIT’S TURN!

    A slow delivery by Archer, and Rohit punishes him with much aplomb. He drives it between point and cover for a four!

  • 19:07 (IST)

    FOUR! SMASHED!

    Archer sends a half-volley outside off. Kohli smashes it past the fielder at cover for a four! It went on a power, but nobody could have caught it. SHEER POWER!

  • 19:05 (IST)

    One run

    Archer delivers a length ball, outside off. Rohit taps it to the right of short cover, towards mid-off for a single.

  • 19:04 (IST)

    One run

    Rashid tosses a fuller delivery, and Rohit glances it to the right of mid-wicket for a single.

  • 19:02 (IST)

    One run

    Rashid delivers a quick googly, on off. Rohit drives it to the right of the bowler. One run.

  • 19:01 (IST)

    No run

    Rashid tosses it full on the stumps. Rohit goes forward to guide it right of short mid-wicket. No run.

  • 19:00 (IST)

    The action begins!

    Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli to open for India. Adil Rashid to bowl for England.

  • 18:45 (IST)

    Virat Kohli to open for India

    GOOD NEWS FOR TEAM INDIA FANS!

    Captain Virat Kohli will open in KL Rahul’s absence. Can Kohli and Rohit Sharma give India a good start?

    Kohli also confirmed that Suryakumar Yadav will bat at number three.

  • 18:37 (IST)

    Here are the playing XIs

    India: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Shardul Thakur, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rahul Chahar, T Natarajan

    England: Jason Roy, Jos Buttler, Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan(c), Ben Stokes, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood

  • 18:36 (IST)

    No KL Rahul for India, T Natarajan comes in: Virat Kohli

    After losing the toss, India captain Virat Kohli revealed that even he would have preferred to bowl first. He also added that KL Rahul misses out in the playing XI, and T Natarajan has been roped in.

  • 18:33 (IST)

    England win toss, elect to bowl

    England captain Eoin Morgan has won the toss, and elected to bowl.

  • 18:20 (IST)

    Pitch report

    The pitch looks good and could start slow. The toss will play an important role, and the square boundaries seem huge.

  • 18:08 (IST)

    Will KL Rahul be dropped?

    KL Rahul has been in poor form in the ongoing series. The Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) captain could be dropped for the 5th T20I, with India aiming to win the series. We could see the likes of Shikhar Dhawan or Ishan Kishan opening in his place alongside Rohit Sharma.

  • 17:49 (IST)

    England fined for slow over-rate during fourth T20I

    ICC has fined England 20 per cent of their match fees for maintaining a slow over-rate in the 4th T20I fixture between India and England, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. India won the match by eight runs to level the series.

  • 17:25 (IST)

    A very happy birthday to Madan Lal!

    Former India all-rounder Madan Lal turned 70 on Saturday, and the BCCI took to Twitter to wish the 1983 World Cup winner on his birthday.

    The BCCI tweeted, “Here’s wishing Madan Lal – a fine all-rounder & member of #TeamIndia’s historic 1983 World Cup triumph – a very happy birthday.”

  • 17:04 (IST)

    T Natarajan “thrilled” to join Team India ahead of fifth T20I

    T Natarajan missed the first four games of the T20I series due to a knee and shoulder injury, sustained in Australia. The bowler has now recovering after finishing his rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy. Natarajan is back in the squad for the final T20I vs England, and will be aiming to help his side win the series, which is currently level at 2-2.

    Taking to Twitter, he wrote, “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life” – Thrilled to be back in blue with the boys @BCCI”.

  • 16:48 (IST)

    India find squad depth!

    Despite losing two fixtures in the five-match series, India have found plenty of squad depth with the likes of Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan shinning with the bat. Virat Kohli’s side look like they are in the right path to finalising their core for the T20 World Cup, and winning on Saturday will be an added incentive.

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