Roy, though, didn't stop playing his shots as he hit a big six to take England past the 100 mark in the 10th over but in the same over, Roy fell for 67, giving Deepak Chahar his first worldwide wicket on his debut.
Rohit Sharma slammed an unbeaten hundred against England in the third T20.
It is still very early in this long tour and whoever wins this series will probably not be what is remembered come early September, but there are early bragging rights on offer with the victors also getting reassurance that they are heading along the right path towards the next global event in 2020.
India will soon get ready to lock horns with hosts England in the 3-match One Day Internationals, starting in 72 hours.
England: Eoin Morgan (Captain), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball, Jos Buttler (wicket-keeper), Sam Curran, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, and David Willey. In reply, India made 201/3 in 18.4 overs.
Playing his 500th worldwide game, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (32 not out off 24 balls) then came to the crease and added a quick 32 runs off 24 balls with Kohli. He would be the second India player to reach the milestone after Virat Kohli and fifth overall. These two deliveries along with his consistent line and length must now put Kuldeep on the top of the list of bowlers that England needs to watch out for the rest of the season. The kind that took one back to the era of India's magical spin quartet and that of the modern master Shane Warne - luring the batsman to doom. Buttler was bowled heaving at Kaul Siddarth, while Roy edged a slower ball from debutant Deepak Chahar. Pandya was not done yet, as he had Alex Hales (30) caught behind too. Stokes returns to the England squad for the third match and bolsters their confidence being yet another key member to have played in the IPL. "An innings like that tonight makes him a pretty strong case for the next game", Eoin Morgan said in the post-match presser in Cardiff. The execution wasn't up to scratch.More news: France beat Belgium to reach final in Russian Federation
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"You can see it out of his hand, which way it's spinning, but the other night we were maybe a bit rusty and had never played against him".
"That total isn't defendable when a guy comes out and plays like that on a small ground".
India skipper Virat Kohli: "The comeback from the bowlers was outstanding". We might want to promote MS Dhoni or Hardik Pandya if we get a good start, to go and get us a few sixes or get the run-rate up.
On a handsome summers day at Bristol, Virat Kohli won the toss and chose to bowl first due to the amount of grass on the pitch. We have to get back day after. Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya were the star for them as the visitors seamlessly owned the match in the conditions alien to them. I've made sure that I keep on learning from my mistakes.
"I was just chopping and changing trying to find a wicket, trying to be as unpredictable as we could but it didn't work".