A great turning pitch is awaiting England when they play hosts India in the 3rd T20 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. The match starts at 7:00 PM IST.

After two matches out of the four T20 matches, both teams have won one match each. Winning this match will ensure the team doesn't lose the series.

Live updates:

Stay tuned for the toss at 6:30 PM IST.

Rohit Sharma to play third and fourth T20 matches

According to an ESPN preview of this match dates March 16, 2021, the Indian skipper had said during the toss in the first T20 that opener Rohit Sharma will not be available to play for the first two ODIs.

Since KL Rahul has a bad form, Rohit is expected to open for India.

Pitch report:

Cricbuzz reports that this game would be played on a red-soil deck and will be a turner. A turning pitch is always going to be a low-scoring affair. England has managed to chase a 180 plus score only once since 2016.

Considering the growing threat of the pandemic, the BCCI will host this event closed doors, without spectators.

TV telecast and streaming info

Star Sports and the state-owned DD Sports will telecast the game live in India.

The live stream can be watched on the official website of Star Sports. Viewers in the US and Canada can watch the match live on Willow TV. Sky Sports Cricket will beam the T20 matches live in the UK with the online stream on the official website.