India vs England T20I series 2020-21 – 1st T20I

India vs England T20I series 2020-21

1st T20I:

First T20I of the series of 5 T20I matches between India and England is going to be played at Narendra Modi Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad on March 12th 2021. This is going to be the first T20I series between the teams containing more than 3 matches.

England Tour of India History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the seventh bilateral series between the teams, The host won the series twice. Whereas the opponent won thrice. 1 series resulted in a draw. Last time, the series concluded as a draw in 2012-13.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 3 series in a span of 9 years, between 2012-13 to present, where the Indian team won twice and English team won once.

The most consecutive winning streak for Indian team against England was 2 series between 2016-17 to present.

The longest streak of undefeated for Indian team against England was 2 series from 2016-17 to present.

The most consecutive winning streak for English team against India was 2 series between 2011 to 2012-13.

The longest streak of undefeated for English team against India was 4 series from 2011 to 2016-17.

Last 5 (completed) series results of India against England are WWLDL.

Matches:

The teams completed 14 meetings in the shortest format of cricket, till date. The host won 7 times, whereas the opponent also won 7 times. 

The most consecutive winning streak for Indian team against England was 3 T20Is between 2017 to 2018.

The longest streak of undefeated for Indian team against England was 3 T20Is from 2017 to 2018.

The most consecutive winning streak for English team against India was 3 T20Is between 2009 to 2012 and 2012 to 2017.

The longest streak of undefeated for English team against India was 3 T20Is from 2009 to 2012 and 2012 to 2017.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India against England are WLWWW.

Indian Backyard:

Series:

When touring India by the English team, the teams met to play bilateral series thrice, out of them, the host won the series once and the visitors also won once. 1 series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 1 series in 2011 and in 2016-17, where the Indian team won in 2016-17 and English team won in 2011.

The most consecutive winning streak for Indian team against England in India was 1 series from 2016-17 to present.

The longest streak of undefeated for Indian team against England in India was 2 series from 2012-13 to present.

The most consecutive winning streak for English team against India in India was 1 series from 2011 to 2012-13.

The longest streak of undefeated for English team against India in India was 2 series from 2011 to 2016-17.

Last 5 (completed) series results of India against England in India are WDL – -.

Matches:

On the soil of India, the teams faced each other 6 times. out of them, the Indian team received victory thrice and defeated also thrice.

The most consecutive winning streak for Indian team against England in India was 2 T20Is between 2017 to present.

The longest streak of undefeated for Indian team against England in India was 2 T20Is between 2017 to present.

The most consecutive winning streak for English team against India in India was 2 T20Is between 2012 to 2017.

The longest streak of undefeated for English team against India in India was 2 T20Is between 2012 to 2017.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India against England in India are WWLLW.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the second rank (India) and first rank (England) team, a perfect comparison. The host is 7 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team:

In case, the host will win the series by 5-nil, then the host will earn 6 points and be the table topper, but in case of losing the series with 5 defeats, then the team will lose the 5 points and become third in the table, while losing 1 position.

If the host will win the series by 4-nil, then the host will earn 5 points and be the table topper, but in case of losing the series with 4 defeats, then the team will lose the 4 points and become third in the table, while losing 1 position. 

In case, the host will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 4 points and be table topper, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 2 to 3 points with 1 position down. 

If, the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 1 to 2 points with 1 rank down in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 3 points and might be at the top of the table. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 0 to 1 point with no impact on the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 2 points and stay at the current rank in the table. 

Drawing the series will help the team to earn 0 to 1 point without any impact in the position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India are LWWWW*.

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The Visiting Team:

In case, the visiting team will win the series by 5-nil, then the team will earn 7 points and stay on the top of the ranking table, but in case of losing the series with 5 defeats, then the team will lose the 9 points with losing 2 positions in the ranking.

If the visiting team will win the series by 4-nil, then the team will earn 6 points and stay on the top of the ranking table, but in case of losing the series with 4 defeats, then the team will lose the 5 points with losing 1 position in the ranking. 

In case, the visiting team will win the series by 3-nil, then the team will earn 4 to 5 points and stay on the top of the ranking table, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 6 points with losing 1 position in the ranking. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 4 points with might losing 1 position in the ranking. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 2 to 3 points with no impact in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 1 point without impacting the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 0 to 2 points with no impact in rankings. 

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 0 to 1 point with unaffected ranking.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England are WWWLW.

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The First Outing:

The result of the match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of the host then the team will gain 2 points, and the visitors will lose 2 points, but no impact in the rankings for either team. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visitors will gain 2 points and no improvement in rankings, and the host will lose 1 point with no change in position.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Ahmedabad shows the weather would be pretty clear throughout the match. There is almost no chance of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be 0%. The temperature would be between 25-31 Celsius. The wind would be between 3 – 6 km/h. The wind would fluctuate and the temperature would decrease as the match will progress.

Narendra Modi Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened in only played game, and the selection didn’t favor to the team, as the teams lost the game.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are L – – – -.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to bat first, neither win nor lose  till date.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are – – – – -.

Overall, 0 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost once.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are L – – – -.

Particularly, for India, the team never won the toss, yet.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India at the venue, while winning the toss, are – – – – -.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India at the venue, while losing the toss, are W – – – -.

The first batting team won the match once. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, never won the match, yet.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are W – – – -.

The lowest defended total was 192 in 2012, and the highest successful chase was not recorded, yet.

The first inning lowest total / the highest total was 192 runs in 2012. For the second inning, the lowest total / the highest was 181 runs in 2012.

The batting average of the first innings is 38.40 and 25.85 is for the second innings.

T20I History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India against England at the venue are – – – – -.

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

The home side has a pretty good record at the venue, and won once without any loss. Whereas, the visiting team will play the first game.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India at the venue are W – – – -.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England at the venue are – – – – -.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

India:

The home side would go with the 3 spinners 2 pacers combination or 3 pacers and 2 spinners combination, tricky decision as the pitch may help spinner but the dew factor shouldn’t be ignored.

India Eleven: R. Sharma, S. Dhawan, V. Kohli, KL. Rahul, R. Pant, H. Pandya, W. Sundar, B. Kumar, A. Patel, D. Chahar, Y. Chahal

England:

The visiting team also has different combinations, and interesting to see with which XI the team will come.

England Eleven: J. Roy, J. Buttler, D. Malan, J. Bairstow, B. Stokes, E. Morgan, M. Ali, S. Curran, C. Jordan, M. Wood, A. Rashid

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.
*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.
*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.