Manchester: Winning the toss in the much anticipated opening Twenty20 International (T20I) against England, India won the toss and chose to bowl first at the Old Trafford here on Tuesday.
Where England has brought no change in the playing XI from their last match against Australia, India has played in-form Lokesh Rahul at No 3 and Umesh Yadav has also found a place in the squad as Jasprit Bumrah was ruled out of the series owing to an injury.
Here are the two playing XIs:
England: Jason Roy, Jos Buttler (wk), Alex Hales, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (c), Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Chris Jordan and Liam Plunkett
India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), Suresh Raina, Lokesh Rahul, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal