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India vs England LIVE: Exclusive commentary of T20 decider in Ahmedabad as tourists eye series win

England and India face off their fifth and final T20 clash today and it’ll be winner-takes-all in Ahmedabad.

It’s been a topsy-turvy series in the sub-continent with India claiming a narrow win on Thursday to level it at 2-2.

England will be looking to clinch a series win over India this weekend
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Eoin Morgan and co have shown brilliance at times but have struggled at others and will be eager to clinch the series.

Unfortunately, there will be no fans in Ahmedabad again due to COVID-19 restrictions but the action should be thrilling once more.

The final T20 game – and all three ODIs in Pune – will be live on the talkSPORT network.

India vs England: How to listen

Uninterrupted ball-by-ball coverage of India vs England in Ahmedabad will be live on talkSPORT 2.

Our brilliant broadcast line-up for the match includes Darren Gough, Matt Prior, Alex Tudor, Guy Swindells and Andrew McKenna.

The third T20 will be held on Saturday, March 20 and the action will get under way at 1:30pm.

You can enjoy the advert-free coverage on the talkSPORT app or listen on talkSPORT 2 from 12:30pm. To tune in, click below or HERE.

You can also listen via DAB digital radio or through your smart speaker.

If you miss the live action, there will be a daily highlights show at 9pm on talkSPORT 2.

Former England paceman Steve Harmison will also host an analysis show on talkSPORT’s YouTube channel at the end of play.

Complementing the live commentary will be a daily Following On podcast.

There will also be a two-hour highlights package for those who miss the action, plus the Cricket Collective will deliver regular preview and review shows.

England’s schedule in India

  • First Test: Feb 5-9 (Chennai) – England won by 227 runs
  • Second Test: Feb 13-17 (Chennai) – India won by 317 runs
  • Third Test: Feb 24-28 (Ahmedabad) – India won by 10 wickets
  • Fourth Test: March 4-8 (Ahmedabad) – India won by an innings and 25 runs
  • First T20I: March 12 (Ahmedabad) – England won by 8 wickets
  • Second T20I: March 14 (Ahmedabad) – India won by 7 wickets
  • Third T20I: March 16 (Ahmedabad) – England won by 8 wickets
  • Fourth T20I: March 18 (Ahmedabad) – India won by 8 runs
  • Fifth T20I: March 20 (Ahmedabad)
  • First ODI: March 23 (Pune)
  • Second ODI: March 26 (Pune)
  • Third ODI: March 28 (Pune)

India vs England: Fifth T20 teams

India: Virat Kohli (capt), Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik, Rishabh Pant, Ishan Kishan (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Varun Chakravarthy, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Rahul Tewatia, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur.

England: Eoin Morgan (capt), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonathan Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood, Jake Ball, Matt Parkinson.

India vs England: What has been said?

Ben Stokes has welcomed the pressure of a showpiece finale against India.

The England star said: “In an ideal world we would have loved to have gone into the next game having won the series and it sounds weird saying it but we got a positive out of losing.

“We go into the next game with a huge amount of pressure on our shoulders as a team because whoever wins that game wins the series. It’s a final.

“That’s great for us as a team, especially with a T20 World Cup coming up. The more pressure situations we are put into as team, the better we’ll be for it. We want to win and we want to make a habit of winning.”

Meanwhile, England captain Eoin Morgan added: “It is all to play for. To win a series away from home would be great.”

India won the fourth T20 against England
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