India will kickstart their tour of England with three-match T20I series. India are coming off a 2-0 T20I series whitewash against Ireland. England, on the other hand, are also in top form, beating Australia 5-0 in the ODI series and 1-0 in the only T20I clash. Here are some stats to ponder on in contests between India and England in T20Is.
3-1 India and England have played five bilateral T20I series overall. India have won 1, England have won three, while one series has ended in a draw.
2-0 England have won both the bilateral T20I series against India in England. Both the times, it was a one-off T20I match. England won both the T20Is held in 2011 and 2014.
2-1 India won the last bilateral T20I series 2-1 held in India against England in 2016/17.
5-6 India have played 11 T20I against England, winning 5, losing 6.
218/4 India have made the highest T20I score of 218/4 against England at Durban in 2007 World T20.
284 Eoin Morgan has been the top-scorer in India vs England T20Is, scoring 284 runs @ 40.57 in 8 matches.
8 YS Chahal, Harbhajan Singh have taken 8 wickets each, and are the highest wicket-takers in India vs England T20Is contests.
6/25 Chahal took 6/25 against England at Bengaluru in 2017, the best bowling figures in India vs England T20Is.
71 This is the highest score in India vs England T20Is, held jointly by Morgan and KL Rahul.
11 MS Dhoni is the only player to feature in all the India’s matches against England in T20Is.
136 This is the highest stand in India vs England T20Is. Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag posted 136-run stand for the opening wicket against England at Durban in 2007 World T20.
3-5 MS Dhoni captained India in 8 T20Is against England, winning 3 and losing 5.