The Guardian – 12.03pm EDT
12:03

Toss: England choose to bowl

Kohli calls wrong, Eoin Morgan wants to chase, and England leave out Moeen Ali for Jake everyone and welcome to the second T20 international.

Summary

  • 12.03pm EDT12:03Toss: England choose to bowlKohli calls wrong, Eoin Morgan wants to chase, and England leave out Moeen Ali for Jake everyone and welcome to the second T20 international.
  • There was a time when England might have had a nice friendly home series against India, only to get a rude shock when the Australians arrived, but the past month has been the exact opposite of that.
  • The England fans, had they not been drowned out by India’s support, could have been singing “Are you Scotland in disguise?
  • As it’s the best of three, England have to win in Cardiff tonight, which means not collapsing at the first whiff of mystery spin.
  • India can afford to relax, but Kohli will surely see the chance to wrap up the series before many people have even noticed that it has begun.


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