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India eye series victory against England

London: India will be aiming to seal the series when they take on England in the deciding game of the ongoing three-match T20I series here at Bristol County Ground on Sunday.

Earlier, India had kick-started their two-month tour of England with a resounding eight-wicket win against the hosts. However, they lost the second game after attacking English batsman Alex Hales struck 12 runs off the final over to register a five-wicket win over the visitors levelling the series 1-1.

England returned well after their first-match surrender to Indian spinner Kuldeep Yadav and did not let Indian spinners dominate in the second game.

Virat Kohli-led side, on the other hand, were fancying their chances till the final over of the second match but Alex Hales' match-winning knock took the game away from the hands of Indians.

A series win today will be a big confidence booster for the Indian team ahead of the three-match one day international series against the Englishmen, beginning July 12.

On a related note, the full Indian and England squads are as follow:


Virat Kohli(C), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Suresh Raina, Manish Pandey, MS Dhoni (WK), Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Siddarth Kaul, and Umesh Yadav.


Eoin Morgan(C), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, David Willey, and Dawid Malan.

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