Sports desk. India took a 1-0 lead in the series by defeating England by 8 wickets in the first match of the five-match T20 series. England completely dominated this match played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Friday. In this match, England all-rounder Moeen Ali did not get a chance to play in Planning XI, despite this, a funny video of him is going viral on social media.
After the first T20 match was over, the England players were congratulating each other on the victory. Meanwhile, Archer hugged spinner Adil Rashid. During this, Archer ignored Moeen Ali standing behind Rashid who was standing behind to join hands with him. Because of this, Moin Ali’s hand was raised in the air. However, Archer did not do this intentionally and in the unknown, he made this mistake. Archer bowled brilliantly in the first T20 and took three wickets. He conceded just 23 runs in his four overs. Apart from KL Rahul, he took the wickets of Hardik Pandya and Shardul Thakur.
In the T20 match played on Friday, England’s fast bowlers performed brilliantly and bowled India for 124 runs. After that Jason Roy and Jos Buttler easily chased down the target and gave England the victory. India did not have any batsman except Shreyas Iyer. Iyer scored 67 runs. The next match of the five-match T20 series will be played on 14 March.