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Preview: England take on India looking to retake lead in T20 series

After suffering a disappointing seven-wicket loss on Sunday, England will look to bounce back as their five-game series, which is currently tied at 1-1 with India, hots up.

After comfortably winning the first game by eight wickets, England were rocked by a Virat Kohli masterclass as his 79 not out inspired the hosts to level things up.

It was England’s bowling performance that let them down on the weekend, with Ben Stokes, Tom Curran and Chris Jordan’s economy all in double figures, so changes may be made.

On the batting front Jason Roy has impressed so far. He the tourists top scorer with valuable knocks of forty-nine and forty-six. England will look to him again with the bat if they are to regain their advantage.

Unlike the first two games, this one will be played without fans after a spike in Covid-19 rates in Gujarat.

Fans flocked from across the country to the newly renovated Narendra Modi stadium, despite only be open to 50% of it’s world record 110,000 capacity.

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Despite signs and instructions at the ground for the first two matches of the series, most spectators were not wearing masks and there was little evidence of social distancing.

Action starts at 1:30 U.K. time and stay across our social media platforms @parklife_sport for live updates.

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