IND vs ENG: Michael Vaughan takes a dig at Virat Kohli’s team India, says ‘Mumbai Indians better team’

IND vs ENG T20 series: IPL 2021 champions Mumbai indians is better team than Virat Kohli's Indian team declares Michael Vaughan, Rohit Sharma
IND vs ENG T20 series: IPL 2021 champions Mumbai indians is better team than Virat Kohli's Indian team declares Michael Vaughan, Rohit Sharma

IND vs ENG T20 – Mumbai Indians better than India: India lost to England tamely in 1st T20 on Friday and former England captain Michael Vaughan has further rubbed salt on the wound. According to Vaughan, Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Mumbai Indians Indians are a better team than Virat Kohli’s team India.

Vaughan was quick to take a cheeky dig at India, calling the Rohit Sharma-led MI side a better T20 team than Kohli’s India. “The @mipaltan are a better T20 team than @BCCI!!! #JustSaying #INDvENG,” he wrote.

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Former Indian batsman Wasim Jaffer was amongst the firsts to respond to Vaughan. The 43-year-old playing around with words reminded his English counterpart about how unlike India, England had so many foreign players. “Not all teams are lucky enough to play four overseas players Michael😏 #INDvENG,” he wrote on Twitter.

England had five players who are not originally England natives. Jason Roy was born in Durban, South Africa, while Jofra Archer was born in Barbados. English skipper Eoin Morgan was born in Dublin, Ireland. As for Ben Stokes and Chris Jordan, they were born in Christchurch, New Zealand and Barbados respectively.

Meanwhile, India slipped to their second-lowest powerplay total as they were down for three at 22 losing their top-order KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan and skipper Kohli. Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya got off to good starts but failed to convert them into big scores.

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IND vs ENG T20 Series: In the absence of India’s star opener Rohit Sharma, who was rested, Shreyas Iyer stepped up and gave the team some breathing space with a 69 of 48 balls. But India kept losing regular wickets before being restricted to 124 for 7.

In reply, Jason Roy’s blistering 49 made sure England grabbed the first match in just 15.3 overs.

IND vs ENG 2nd T20: Virat Kohli and men will now eye a strong comeback when they face England in the 2nd T20I on Sunday in Ahmedabad.