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1st ODI Preview: India vs England

India will take on England in the 1st One Day International (ODI) at the Kennington Oval, London on Tuesday (12th July).

India will be quite confident after winning the T20I series by 2-1.

In the first two T20 matches, the men in blue convincingly defeated the English side by huge margins of 50 and 49 runs.

But England won the final game by 17 runs at Trent Bridge despite the brilliant knock from Suryakumar Yadav.

But England will come hard on India in the ODI series to take their revenge with the return of their experienced players.

The T20 series didn’t go well for the newly crowned English captain Jos Buttler.

Eoin Morgan’s successor try to record his first series win on home soil and also get back his form with the bat.

Team News

England is currently ranked No. 2 in ODIs whereas India is ranked at No. 4.

Both teams have done well in the last ODI series they played, with England beating Netherlands 3-0.

The England squad has now boosted with the inclusion of Jonny Bairstow Joe Root, and Ben Stokes.

Joe Root and Ben Stokes will play an ODI match for England after almost a year.

Team India will also welcome two veteran players, Shikhar Dhawan and Mohammad Shami to the squad.

Shikhar Dhawan will open the innings alongside Rohit Sharma.

Virat Kohli sustained a groin strain during the 3rd T20I.

He is likely to miss the first ODI against England tomorrow.

Match details

Teams: England vs India

Match: 1st ODI, 2022.

Venue: Kennington Oval, London

Date: 12th July, Tuesday

Time: 05:30 PM IST

Live Streaming: Sony Six and Sony Liv App

Head-to-head record

Here is the head-to-head record between England and India in T20I cricket.

Total Matches Played: 103

England won: 43

India won: 55

Tie/no results: 5

 Pitch Report

The pitch at Trent Bridge is likely to offer plenty of help to the batting side throughout the 1st ODI.

The outfield is fast so runs will be scored easily and at a quick pace.

Both teams will like to bowl first as chasing the target might become a lot easy in the second innings.

Average 1st innings total

The average first innings in the last 5 innings at this venue is 280 runs.

Possible Playing XIs for India vs England

England

Jos Buttler (wk & c), Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Liam Livingstone, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Craig Overton, David Willey, Matt Parkinson, Reece Topley

India

Rohit Sharma (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli/ Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal

Probable star bowler of the match

Yuzvendra Chahal has been the best wicket-taking bowler for India in white-ball cricket.

He was excellent in the recently concluded T20I series and is expected to pick up more wickets for his side in the 1st ODI game against England.

Probable star batsman of the match

Suryakumar Yadav played an unbelievable knock in the 3rd T20I against England.

He almost single-handedly dragged India to the finish line till the 19th over.

His 14 fours and 6 sixes in the 117 runs knock revealed his sky-high confidence.

Who will win?

India played excellent cricket against the English side on their home soil.

India will be hoping to continue their form and beat this strong English side.

The batting of England will be strengthened with the addition of Root, Bairstow, and Buttler.

England will be a tough competitor in this ODI series and the fans will probably witness a great series between England and India.

Hence, we predict that England will beat India in the 1st ODI

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