After successfully retaining Anthony De Mello Trophy, India will take on England in a five-match T20I series, starting from 12th March in Ahmedabad.
Suryakumar Yadav, wicket-keeper Ishan Kishan and bowling all-rounder Rahul Tewatia have earned their maiden call-up to the national side for the T20I series. T Natarajan, Navdeep Saini, Varun Chakravarthy and Washington Sundar are also promising players named in the squad after only playing a handful of games for India.
Indian Captain Virat Kohli will lead the side for this five-match T20I series, while Rohit Sharma will be vice-captain for the side. After delivering spectacular performances in the Test series, wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant will be looking to showcase his talent in the T20 format as well.
On the other hand, England have named their full-strength squad for the T20I series. Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Chris Jordan and Mark Wood are included in the T20I setup for the upcoming five-match series.
England Captain Eoin Morgan will be hoping that the side can put in a strong show with the bat and ball against a dominant Indian team playing in their backyard.
Here are some of the key statistics and numbers related to India vs England 2021 T20I series mentioned below as following:
5 series victories on the bounce for India in the T20 format since September 2019. Their last T20 series defeat came against Australia in a two-match series played in India in February 2019.
2014 was the last time England won a T20I series against India. Eoin Morgan will be looking to produce a strong show in this five-match series.
72 runs needed by Indian Captain Virat Kohli to complete 3,000 runs in the T20 format. The right-handed batsman has accumulated 2,928 runs in 85 matches at an average of 50.48 with 25 half-centuries to his name.
227 runs required by Indian opener Rohit Sharma to complete 3,000 runs in the T20 format. Currently, Sharma has scored 2,773 runs in 108 matches at an average of 32.62 with 4 centuries and 21 half-centuries to his name.
331 runs needed by India’s Shikhar Dhawan to complete 2,000 runs in the T20 format. Left-hander has scored 1,669 runs in 64 matches at an average of 28.28 with 11 half-centuries to his name.
9 wickets needed by Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar to complete 50 wickets in the T20 format. The 31-year old has taken 41 wickets in 43 matches at an average of 26. 53 with an economy rate of 7.04.
12 wickets needed by Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya to complete 50 wickets in the T20 format. He has claimed 38 wickets in 43 matches at an average of 25.68.
68 runs needed by England opener Jonny Bairstow to complete 1,000 runs in the T20 format. He currently has accumulated 932 runs in 46 matches at an average of 28.24 with six half-centuries to his name.
110 runs needed by England opener Jason Roy to complete 1,000 runs in the T20 format. He currently has accumulated 890 runs in 38 matches at an average of 23.42 with five half-centuries to his name.
145 runs needed by England middle-order batsman, Dawid Malan, to complete 1,000 runs in the T20 format. He currently has accumulated 855 runs in 19 matches at an average of 53.43with one century and nine half-centuries to his name.