Team India clinched a thrilling 8-run victory in the nail-biting England vs India 4th T20I match at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Thursday. Suryakumar Yadav played a stunning knock of 57 runs off only 31 balls to help India reach a challenging total of 185 runs after which Shardul Thakur bowled remarkably well to help India level the five-match T20I series 2-2. India will now face England in the fifth and final T20I match which will be the series deciding encounter between two world-class teams starting on March 20 in Ahmedabad.
1. Rohit Sharma vs Jofra Archer
While coming after a terrific performance in the Test series, India’s senior opener Rohit Sharma has failed to convert his starts in the two matches in this T20I series against England so far. On the other hand, England speedster Jofra Archer has been in a brilliant form with the ball having picked up 7 wickets in 4 matches. In the fierce Rohit vs Archer battle, the England fast bowler has had the upper hand as he has dismissed Rohit thrice in the last four T20 innings since 2018.
2. Virat Kohli vs Adil Rashid
Indian captain Virat Kohli is currently the leading run-getter in the ongoing India vs England T20I series having notched up 151 runs in 4 matches. However, England leg-spinner Adil Rashid has troubled the Indian batting maestro throughout this T20I series having dismissed Kohli twice in the last 4 games. Rashid bamboozled Kohli with a beautiful delivery in the 4th T20I to pick up the prized scalp of the Indian skipper.
Virat Kohli vs Adil Rashid in T20Is
3. Bhuvneshwar Kumar vs Jos Buttler
Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has bowled really well on his return to international cricket and his economy of 7.14 in the ongoing England vs India T20I series has been the key for India. Jos Buttler has been England’s most impactful batsman in this series having scored 120 runs including a match-winning knock of 83 runs in the 3rd T20I. However, in the exciting Bhuvneshwar vs Buttler battle, the Indian pacer has had the wood over the English swashbuckling batsman as he has already dismissed him twice in this series.
The fifth T20I between the two cricketing nations will be hosted at the Narendra Modi Stadium on 20th March. IND vs ENG Live 5th T20I will be broadcasted on Hotstar and Star Sports. The first ball will be bowled at 7:00 pm (IST).
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