India Today – KL Rahul’s second hundred and Kuldeep Yadav’s five-wicket haul scripted India’s emphatic eight-wicket win over England in the first T20I of a three-match series in Ireland.

Summary

  • KL Rahul’s second hundred and Kuldeep Yadav’s five-wicket haul scripted India’s emphatic eight-wicket win over England in the first T20I of a three-match series in Ireland.
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  • Kuldeep Yadav’s brilliant bowling effort (5/24) restricted England at 159/8 in the first T20I of the three-match series at the Old Trafford cricket ground here on Tuesday.
  • Put into bat, England were off to a good start as openers Jason Roy (30) and Jos Buttler (69) forged a 50-run partnership for the first wicket in 4.5 overs before Umesh drew the first blood to send back Roy.
  • Kuldeep sent back Hales in the 12th over and went on to destruct the opponents as he dismissed Eoin Morgan (7), Jonny Bairstow (0) and Joe Root (0), which left England reeling at 107/5 in 13.4 overs.


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