India will be hosting England for a five-match T20I series which will commence from March 12. All five games will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, the first ball will be bowled at 7:00 PM IST. After clinching the Test series by 3-1, the hosts will also be aiming to win the bilateral series in the shortest format as well. When the two cricketing giants clash against each other, it’s going to be a run-fest on the cricket field. The two teams collided in a T20I series in the year 2018, the Indian team came out victorious when they beat the hosts England 2-1. Batsmen have played a crucial role in their respective team’s success, let’s have a look at the top scorers in the T20 format in India vs England:
- Virat Kohli
The Indian skipper Virat Kohli has been the leading run-scorer with the bat against England in the shortest format. Kohli has churned out 346 runs so far in the T20I contest against England which is the highest among both teams. The number three batsman for India has scored 2928 runs in his T20I career at an impressive average of 50.48.
- Eoin Morgan
It’s the England skipper Eoin Morgan who has been top-notch with the bat against India in the T20I format. The southpaw has gathered 314 runs so far against India. Morgan played 97 T20I matches so far in which he scored 2278 runs at a decent average of 30.37.
- Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Mahendra Singh is the third-highest run-scorer in the shortest format between India and England. The wicket-keeper batsman has scored 296 runs against England. Dhoni played 98 T20I games in which he scored 1617 runs at a staggering average of 37.60. Even after his retirement, India’s former captain still features in some of the records, the home team will be missing his services with the bat and behind the stumps.