In the first T20I of England tour of India at the Narendra Modi Stadium, England won the toss and chose to bowl against the Indian team. The first ball will be played at 7 PM IST.
KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan will open the batting for Indian while Rohit Sharma will be rested for the first two T20I matches.
There are no massive changes in the England team. All five matches of the T20I series will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium
India: Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar
England: Jason Roy, Jos Butler, Jonny Bairstow, David Malan, Eoin Morgan, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Abdul Rashid, Mark Wood
England tour of India commenced on February 5, the on-going tour is the first international series that is hosted by India since January 2020. India won the Test series by 3-1. The bilateral series consists of 5 T20Is, 3 ODIs and 4 Test Matches.