Hello and welcome to the LIVE coverage of the first T20I between England and India in Northampton.
After a thrilling Test match to lift the side’s spirits, India was exposed to its usual frailties in the 50-over format. The top-order comprising Mandhana, Shafali (debut) and Raut/Jemimah struggled to impose themselves over an incisive English attack. The ODI skipper Mithali was in the spotlight once again as she soaked in all the pressure to stave off bizarre collapses in the series.
India barely squeezed past 200 in the first couple of one-dayers as the batters failed to push the pedal on…