India vs England, 1st T20I Highlights: Hardik Pandya The Hero As India Hammer England By 50 Runs

Hardik Pandya put in an all-round performance as India defeated England by 50 runs in the first T20I at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. Chasing a target of 199, England were bowled out for 148 in 19.3 overs. Hardik Pandya was the pick of the bowlers for India, having bagged four wickets

Hardik scored a 51 after Suryakumar Yadav and Deepak Hooda had played knocks of 39 and 33. For England, Chris Jordan was the pick of the bowlers with his spell of two for 23. Rohit Sharma also played a brisk knock of 24 before losing his wicket to Moeen Ali

India had won the toss and Rohit elected to bat against England in the first T20I of the three-match series at the Ageas Bowl Stadium in Southampton. Young pacer Arshdeep Singh will make his debut, having received his cap ahead of the toss.

Hardik Pandya looked like a man on a mission on Thursday in the 1st T20I against England in Southampton as he played like a world class all-rounder to help India start the limited overs series with a bang. Hardik scored quickfire half-century and picked up 4 crucial wickets to help the visitors coast to a 50-run win.