Morgan calls right again. Unchanged England chase again.
No Moeen or Livingstone or Billings for England. No Kishan for India. He missed the fourth T20I because of a groin niggle. I spotted him at training, but there’s no official update on his fitness status. India, though, will welcome back Natarajan, who had emerged out of his quarantine period and rejoined the squad on Thursday.
Our stats wiz Sampath Bandarupalli has this nugget: First time Kohli and Rohit will open the batting together in T20Is. They did open the batting together once in an ODI.
India’s captain, who passed a fitness test earlier this evening, walks out to open with the vice-captain. Will it be legspinner Adil Rashid with the new ball once again? Indeed, Rashid will open the bowling, having enjoyed success against Kohli. One slip in position for Rashid