Chasing a modest 125, England romped home in 15.3 overs to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series at the world's biggest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad.
Buoyed by an impressive seven-wicket win in the second T20 International, India will take on England in the third game of the five-match series with renewed confidence at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Tuesday. The hosts, who had lost the first match by eight
New Zealand made 173 for five off 17.5 overs after losing the toss and batting, before the weather ended their innings prematurely. As a result, Bangladesh's run chase was set at 170 from 16 overs under the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern formula.
The sixth PSL begins on Feb.20 with Karachi hosting the first 20 games before the Twenty20 competition moves to Lahore, which hosts the remaining 14 matches, including the final on March 22.
Pakistan’s spirits are riding high after beating South Africa by 95 runs in Rawalpindi on Monday to take the two-match Test series 2-0 — their first win over South Africa since 2003.
"The universe boss is here in Pakistan alright," he said in a video message released by the team. "All my Pakistan fans, I am looking forward to entertaining you... so stay tuned."
The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) has announced its plan to stage UAE’s own exclusive T20 league featuring major international stars. The cricket board said in a statement that the league has been sanctioned by Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan
South Africa need 19 runs to win off the last over, but medium pacer Faheem Ashraf held his nerves to keep the visitors down to 166-6 while Bjorn Fortuin (17 not out) and Dwaine Pretorius (15 not out) could manage only 15.
Tail-ender Hasan Ali finished with a seven-ball 20 not out as Pakistan overhauled a 165-run target in 18.4 overs to win the series 2-1, South Africa's first T20I series defeat in Asia. South Africa had previously won five and drawn one T20I series in Asia.
The event is conducted by Sharjah Cricket Council (SCC) under the auspices of Emirates Cricket Board (ECB). Batting first, IGM’s opener Sandeep Singh played an aggressive knock right from the start. He was ably assisted by Touqeer Riyassi (40) in the opening stand of 123.