Rahul remains unbeaten on 101. Pandya is a really good all-round cricketer. Liam Plunkett gives away 12 runs in his first over. India are coasting here, needing 51 off 36 balls. Width offered by Shrubsole, deft touch from Mandhana and the ball races towards the fence towards square. The way he bowled gave him confidence.
Willey concedes 20 runs in his over and India on the cusp of a series win. There is no spike in the bowling. Smriti Mandhana, with 144 runs, is fourth on the list. Splendid performance from India and they have started the tour on a high. I think Anya might have killed me if I'd bowled for the hat-trick. Roy and Buttler make their way out in the middle, and so do the Indian players.
Danielle Wyatt steps up to hit Deepti Sharma over the top, finds Jemimah Rodrigues in the deep. Brilliant over from Pandya unfortunately ends with a boundary. If the Indian tweakers can get into the game and exploit the rough, then even against a strong English team they will believe in their ability to cause an upset. Harmanpreet is currently leading the tournament run-chart with 167 runs from four games at a strike rate of 177 plus. It was not an easy total to chase on, but still our bowlers bowled really well.
Spinner Deepti Sharma to open the proceedings for India. Tickets are now on sale and available to buy online as of today November 1 for the 2019 West Indies vs England series, the biggest England tour to the Caribbean in the last 10 years. A total of 70 players can be bought at the auction with 20 slots available for the the foreign players. Confident Buttler steps out to Chahal and the ball sails over long-on boundary. Virat brings Yuzvendra Chahal in the fourth over. Snriti Mandhana plays a lose shot, Ecclestone dives to her left to take the catch of her own delivery.
India require another 23 runs to win with 30 balls remaining. Umesh to bowl the penultimate over. Pandya gets his first wicket. One bounce over the fence, Smriti Mandhana steps up to hit the delivery from Danielle Hazell to pick up four runs. Looks to sweep but misses and gets bowled behind the legs. England coasted along nicely to reach the below-par target in only 17. Lack of dot balls hurting India here.
Full ball and Kohli drills the drive back to the bowler who takes a very good catch on his followthrough. Virat Kohli also became the fastest batsman to reach 2000 runs in T20I format in the match. England: Eoin Morgan capt , Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball, Jos Buttler wk , Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, David Willey, Dawid Malan. India need more of these. Beautiful inside-out shot from Harmanpreet Kaur from the delivery from Kirstie Gordon and the Indian skipper will pick up her first maximum of the match. Just 1 run in the last five balls. Harmanpreet has been in great form, hit me back over my head, so it was good to get her wicket.
Don't miss the second half of this game! I think we are a young team and we still need to work on our mental strength. Catch all the live action on Cricketnext. Rohit Sharma 32 off 30 balls provided brilliant support from the other end. Just six runs off it. Swashbuckling opener Danielle Wyatt's form is the main worry as she has failed to display her talent with the bat, scoring 1, 0 and 27 in three games. A combination of great balance and good temperament. Kuldeep to bowl his final over.
Important to note that the two unbeaten sides in the tournament are now out. He has been very costly tonight. Dangerous Jos Buttler departs after scoring 69 off 46 balls. Has been a great start to the tour for them. It was left to debutant Dayalan Hemalatha to break the shackles and get the wickets tumbling. Arundhati Reddy picks up the length well to hit the delivery from Shrubsole towards backward square leg.
Away swing and Roy chooses to defend it. The shoulders are dropping now among the Indians. The wicket was dry, good to bat on. India lose their last eight wickets for 23 runs. Chris Jordan comes into the attack. Jason Roy brings up the fifty in style by clobbering Chahal over long on for a big six. You can also follow our live blog for ball-by-ball updates and analysis on cricketnext.