18 Mar 2021: India vs England, 4th T20I: Surya returns, Rahul Chahar selected
India and England are set to meet each other in the fourth T20I on Thursday in Ahmedabad.
The visitors lead the five-match series by a 2-1 margin.
This is a must-win scenario for India to stay alive in the series.
India have made two changes in their playing XI.
Suryakumar Yadav comes back as Rahul Chahar gets a game.
Fact: India's playing XI for the fourth T20I
India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli(c), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant(w), Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rahul Chahar
Kohli: Take pride in getting the job done, says Kohli
Indian skipper Virat Kohli said his side needs to get the job done as the players are willing to challenge themselves.
"Pretty happy, we were always willing to challenge ourselves. Our record hasn't been too bad batting first. It's tougher to set a total. This pitch looks the best in terms of hardness and evenness. Take pride in getting the job done," he said.
Fact: England's playing XI for the fourth T20I
England (Playing XI): Jason Roy, Jos Buttler(w), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan(c), Ben Stokes, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood
Morgan: Looks a really good wicket, says Morgan
England skipper Eoin Morgan felt the wicket is good.
"We are gonna have a bowl again. Throughout the series, the side that has chased has won. Looks a really good wicket, looks a lot harder and well put together. The challenge of setting a total is always unnerving, depending on how you start in the first ten overs of the first innings," he said.
Fact: Ishan Kishan misses out with a groin strain
India are without Ishan Kishan as Kohli confirmed that the player has a groin strain. Suryakumar Yadav replaces the aggressive Ishan. Meanwhile, Yuzvendra Chahal sits out and Chahar comes in place of him.