After the poor lose of Test against England Indian Cricket Team going to play only T20 today (31/8/2011) at Manchester. Before the practice matches against Sussex, Kent and Leicestershire India Played well. India won the match by 6 wkts against Sussex. And won by 5 runs against Kent and won by 15 runs. So the Indian Players are having confidents to beat England today.
England Cricket team is happy with their Test performance. Now they are No 1 Test team in World. And of course they are having the support of local audience also. The England openers Kieswetter and Alex Hales are good shorter format cricketers. And also the experience Kevin Peterson, E Morgan and Ravi Bopara are strength for middle order. England having strong bowling attacks the star performer of Recent Test match S Broad with the support of G Swann and S Patel.
Of course Indian team having young and Experience players. Rahul Dravid comes back to the short format cricket after 2 year. Now his good form helps India to bounce back. And little master Sachin Tendulkar, Youngster Virat Kohli, Parthiv Patel, the successful captain Dhoni, All-rounder, Rohit sharma, Suresh Raina and bowlers Praveen Kumar, RP Singh, Munaf Patel are the best performers of T20 format of Cricket. So the Indian team having the young and experience players to beat England.
The recent t20 records Indian team won 4 out of 5 and England won 3 out of 5. So today match is going to be a good entertain for the audience.
India: Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Gautam Gambhir, MS Dhoni (C), Munaf Patel, Parthiv Patel, Praveen Kumar, Rahul Dravid, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rohit Sharma, RP Singh, Sachin Tendulkar, Suresh Raina, Varun Aaron, Vinay Kumar, Virat Kohli.
Coach: Duncan Fletcher.
England: Alex Hales, Ben Stokes, Craig Kieswetter, Eoin Morgan , Graeme Swann, Jade Dernbach, Jos Buttler, Kevin Pietersen, Ravi Bopara, Samit Patel, Steven Finn, Stuart Broad (C), Tim Bresnan.
Coach: Andy Flower