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Eoin Morgan returns to captain England in T20I series against Pakistan - watch live in India

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After inflicting a 3-0 whitewash upon visitors Pakistan in the ODI series, the England cricket team will now face them in a three-match T20I series starting from July 16, Friday, at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.

The hosts head into the T20I series brimming with confidence, especially after their hard-fought three-wicket win over Pakistan in the third and final ODI. After Pakistan had posted a massive 332-run target, England rode on James Vince's century and Lewis Gregory's timely 77-run knock to chase it down in 48 overs.

England will see the return of their limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan for the T20I series after he, along with some white-ball regulars, had to enter self-isolation following a Covid-19 outbreak prior to the ODI series.

Apart from the return of big names like Morgan and Jos Buttler, top performers from the ODI series like Gregory, Jake Ball, Saqib Mahmood and Matt Parkinson will also be in the 16-man T20I squad. Ben Stokes, however, has been rested.

Pakistan’s T20I squad was headlined by the maiden call-up of Azam Khan, son of former Pakistan captain Moin Khan. He, along with Imad Wasim, have been named for Pakistan’s three T20I matches against England and five against West Indies.

England vs Pakistan T20I squads

England T20I squad: Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali (vice-captain), Jonny Bairstow (wicket-keeper), Jake Ball, Tom Banton, Jos Buttler (wicket-keeper), Tom Curran, Lewis Gregory, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Saqib Mahmood, Dawid Malan, Matt Parkinson, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, David Willey

Pakistan T20I squad: Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Arshad Iqbal, Azam Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wicket-keeper), Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wicket-keeper), Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sharjeel Khan, Usman Qadir, Sohaib Maqsood, 

England vs Pakistan T20I schedule, fixtures and live India match times

All times in India Standard Time (IST)

Day, Date

Match

Venue

Time (IST)

Friday, July 16

England vs Pakistan 1st T20I

Trent Bridge, Nottingham

11:00 PM

Sunday, July 18

England vs Pakistan 2nd T20I

Headingley, Leeds

7:00 PM

Tuesday, July 20

England vs Pakistan 3rd T20I

Old Trafford, Manchester

11:00 PM

Where to watch England vs Pakistan T20I series live?

The England vs Pakistan T20I series will be telecast live on Sony Six and Sony Six HD TV channels in India. 

Live streaming of the England vs Pakistan T20I series will be available on SonyLIV and Jio TV.

Featured Image: AFP/ Daniel Leal-Olivas

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