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ENG vs IND 3rd ODI Dream11 Team Prediction and Probable XI: Preview

By Pranob Thachanthara

ENG vs IND 3rd ODI Dream11 Team Prediction and Probable XI: Preview

Hello and Welcome to our preview for England versus India match. We are covering ENG vs IND 3rd ODI Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the ODI match. The match is to be played at Headingley, Leeds, England.

This is the third match of India Tour Of England 2018, where India won first match and England won second match so far, so in this match both the teams will look for a win and try to take a lead in the series, both the team are in form, while England will get the advantage of home condition, India have to little bit worry after losing in the previous match as their bowling unit failed, so Kohli and co will try to figure out the best combination for this match.

On the other side after losing to India in the first match they tried to prove them in the second match thanks to Root for his aggressive ton and great spell by Plunkett that put India on back foot but they know how they got defeated in the first match after Rohit Sharma’s century and Kuldeep Yadav’s spell, both the team are standing even in this series till now, as both the team will try to win the series as considered as a part of preparing for the upcoming world cup.

England had tried to do some changes in their squad by releasing Dawid Malan and Sam Curran and including James Vince for his performance in the domestic one day tournament for Hampshire, whereas India will stick to the same squad as mentioned earlier by doing slight changes in their combinations , a thrilling encounter is expected in this match.

When and Where:

ENG vs IND 3rd ODI, India Tour Of England 2018.
Headingley, Leeds, England.
17th July, 03:30 PM IST

Venue Stats:

1st innings average score: 222 runs
2nd innings average score: 203 runs


Eoin Morgan (c), Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (wk), Moeen Ali, Joe Root, Jake Ball, Liam Plunkett, Ben Stokes, Adil Rashid, David Willey, Mark Wood, James Vince

Virat Kohli (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, MS Dhoni (wk), Dinesh Karthik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Hardik Pandya, Siddarth Kaul, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Suresh Raina, Umesh Yadav, Axar Patel

Team News:


  • Jason Roy suffered a finger injury on his right hand in 2nd ODI at Lord’s. If he is not fit then James Vince/Sam Billings likely to replace him in the playing XI.
  • Wicketkeeper batsman Sam Billings has been called up to the England ODI squad as cover for Jason Roy for the 3rd One-day international.
  • In-form David Willey will try to continue his form with bat and bowl.
  • Liam Plunkett will lead ENG bowling unit and he was impressive with his spell in the last match.
  • England have released Dawid Malan and Sam Curran from their squad.
  • James Vince is included in the squad for the deciding one-day international.
  • Alex Hales absence will be a headache in their batting order as he is already rulled out of the series due to injury.


  • Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan will doing opening for India as both the batsman have a good potential for a great innings.
  • IND will look to do a slight changes in their combination.
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar was bowling in practice session, but he will have a fitness test before the match. If Bhuvi recovered from injury then he will replace S Kaul. if Bhuvi not fit then there are chance that Shardul Thakur Can replace Siddarth Kaul.
  • Kuldeep Yadav’s performance can boost India’s bowling unit as he is the leading wicket taker till now.

Probable Playing XI:

Jason Roy/J Vince/Sam Billings, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk), Moeen Ali, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), KL Rahul, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Umesh Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (if fit)/Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal

ENG vs IND 3rd ODI Dream11 Team Prediction:

MS Dhoni (wk)
J Bairstow
Joe Root (c)
E Morgan
Rohit Sharma
Virat Kohli (vc)
Ben Stokes
Hardik Pandya
David Willey
Kuldeep Yadav
Mark Wood

Captain and Vice-Captain choices: Joe Root, V Kohli, Rohit Sharma, David Willey, Kuldeep Yadav.

For Grand Leagues C and Vc: Ben Stokes, J Bairstow, KL Rahul.

Doubtful Pick for Grand Leagues: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jason Roy.

Key players:

Joe Root
Jason Roy (if play)
Liam Plunkett
J Bairstow
Eoin Morgan
David Willey

Rohit Sharma
Shikhar Dhawan
Virat Kohli
Hardik Pandya
Umesh Yadav
Kuldeep Yadav

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Pranob Thachanthara

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