2nd October’2018 (PTI): Sunil Ramesh (108) slammed a superb century as India thrashed England by seven wickets in the opening T20I match to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match bilateral cricket series for Blind on Tuesday. Also Read - England vs Pakistan, 3rd Test, Southampton Live Streaming Details: When And Where to Watch Online, Latest ENG vs PAK Test Series, TV Timings in India, Full Schedule, Squads
England posted 150 for 7 at the end of the 20 overs after captain Ed Hossel won the toss and opted to bat first. Also Read - Happy Birthday Kevin Pietersen: How The South African-Born Changed England's Outlook Towards ODI Cricket
Debutant Nakul struck in the very first ball, removing Matt Dean to give India a great start. But England rode on a good partnership between Luke Sugg and Peter Blueit (40) before Justin played a cameo of 10-ball 22 to propel them to 150. Also Read - United Kingdom: Archaeologists Discover Neolithic Monument Near Stonehenge
Chasing the total on a good batting track, India got off to a fantastic start with a century partnership between Sunil (108) and Nakul (27).
Sunil anchored the chase, bringing up his 50 off 22 balls and then scored an unbeaten match-winning hundred to take India home by scoring 152 for three in 12.3 overs.
The second match will be played at the same ground on Wednesday.