The world’s two top-ranked T20 Worldwide groups, India (No. 2) and England (No. 1) will conflict within the first match of the five-match T20I collection on the Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera on Friday.
As many as 13 of the 16 gamers in England’s T20I squad have prior expertise of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a few of the high gamers like skipper Morgan, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler and Jofra Archer being an integral a part of their respective IPL squads.
India, alternatively, will see the return of wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant who was ignored for each the white ball collection in Australia late final yr. Nonetheless, his performances in Take a look at matches make him a robust contender for the Indian middle-order particularly the No. 4 or No. 5 batting positions.