Hardik Pandya totaled the England batting lineup that seemed devastative when India seemingly fell short of 15 runs, giving the target of 199 runs to chase. Indian bowling attack meant business from the word go when Bhuvanshwar Kumar bogged down England’s chase by first removing skipper Jos Buttler with a magical in-swinging delivery. Hardik Pandya didn’t let the efforts go in vain as the all-rounder in his come-back stage assured him why he is an exciting prospect for India ahead of the T20 World cup in Australia. Hardik Pandya castled the England batting lineup by bagging 4 wickets in his 4 overs to give way 33 runs. While batting first, Hardik scored his highest T20I score of 51 off 33 deliveries.
Debutant Arshdeep Singh too picked 2 wickets in his 3-overs’ play. The debutant was backed by Bhuvaneshwar Kumar and Hardik Pandya who kept England batters in a spot of bother while fancying on pace, bounce, and swing. England cricket has been at its best, so far, but the Indian team that missed the services of Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, and Jasprit Bumrah stuck to the plan and reaped victory out of struggling England.