|ICC Men’s T20 World Cup warm-up, ICCA Dubai|
|England 188-5 (20 overs): Bairstow 49 (34), Moeen 43(20); Shami 3-40|
|India 192-3 (19 overs): Kishan 70 (46), Rahul 51 (24), Pant 29(14)|
|India won by seven wickets|
All-rounder Liam Livingstone is “fine and fully fit” after injuring a finger in England’s opening warm-up game before the T20 World Cup, says captain Eoin Morgan.
Livingstone left the field after dropping Ishan Kishan on the mid-wicket boundary in the 16th over of India’s pursuit of 189 in Dubai on Monday.
Morgan said on Tuesday that all members of the 15-man squad are available for Thursday’s warm-up game against New Zealand in Dubai at 11: 00 BST.
England start their campaign against defending champions West Indies in Dubai at 15: 00 on Saturday.
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Livingstone damaged the little finger on his left hand as he attempted to take a straightforward catch, and England said they would assess the injury after the swelling went down.
He earlier contributed a 20-ball 30 from 77-3, while Bairstow’s 49 off 36 deliveries and Moeen Ali’s unbeaten 43 off 20 – including two sixes off the last two balls of the innings – carried England to 188-5.
Kishan made 70 from 46 balls before Rishabh Pant’s 29 not out off 14 saw India home with seven wickets in hand and an over to spare.
Jos Buttler led the side as Morgan was rested after leading Kolkata Knight Riders to the Indian Premier League final last week.
But five of his bowlers – Moeen, Adil Rashid, Chris Jordan, Mark Wood and Chris Woakes – conceded at least 10 runs an over as India targeted the short boundaries to reduce the target to 26 off three overs.
Although David Willey removed Suryakumar Yadav in an over costing only six runs, Jordan bowled two no-balls and conceded 23 in a 19th over that proved to be the last of the match.
In the other warm-up games on Monday, South Africa beat Afghanistan by 41 runs, Pakistan overcame West Indies by seven wickets and Australia beat New Zealand by three wickets with one ball to spare.
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