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IND vs ENG 2nd ODI Dream11 Team Prediction : Preview | Will England come back strong ?

By Pranob Thachanthara

IND vs ENG 2nd ODI Dream11 Team Prediction and Probable XI: Preview

Hello and Welcome to our preview for India vs England match. We are covering IND vs ENG 2nd ODI Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the 2nd ODI match. The match is to be played at Lord’s, London, England.

India completely dominated England in the first ODI.

  • England got a good start and both J Roy and Bairstow batted positively till the fast bowlers bowled but as Kuldeep came wickets started falling in a row as he took 5 wickets among top 6 batsmen and six wickets in total. Only Buttler was able to bat good against India’s spin web and scored 53 runs at an healthy strike-rate. Ben Stokes was not in his prime scoring 50 in 103 balls.
  • While batting, Rohit and S Dhawan had a good start but Dhawan departed scoring 40 runs in 27 balls while Rohit continued to bat positively and stayed at the crease till reaching the target scoring 137* runs. Virat Kohli also played a good knock scoring 75 runs displaying his class.

England will hope to win the second ODI and stay alive in the ODI series whereas India would hope to pocket the series in the second ODI. Not only the ODI series but also the ODI rankings are on stake as India will become No 1 ODI team surpassing England if they defeat England by 3-0.

An exciting match will be awaited at LORD’S the home of cricket when India and England lock horns on saturday.

When and Where:

IND VS ENG 2nd ODI, India tour of England.
Lord’s, London, England.
14 July 2018, 3:30 PM IST.

Venue Stats:

Average 1st Innings Score: 235
Average 2nd Innings Score: 216

Squads:

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

England:
Eoin Morgan (c), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball, Jos Buttler (wk), Sam Curran, David Malan, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Mark Wood.

Team news:

IND:

  • After a dominating win, no big changes will be made in the playing XI and india will hope to pocket the series in their second encounter.
  • Only change expected from indian side If Bhuvneshvar Kumar recovered from injury then, he would likely to replace S Kaul.
  • Indian Spinners mainly Kuldeep will be crucial to damage England’s batting attack.
  • Rohit and Dhawan will hope to provide a brilliant start to the team again.
  • Hardik and Umesh need to keep their economy in check and keep taking wickets at regular intervals.
  • Virat and KL Rahul will be backbone of India’s batting.
  • Raina could act as 6th bowler by bowling few good overs of spin.

ENG:

  • A Hales has been ruled out of tournament due to side strain. David Malan has been named his replacement in the squad though his chances of playing are minimal.
  • After the early defeat, England will hope for players to perform for team and minimal changes will be made.
  • Jake Ball or Sam Curran can come for Mark Wood as he bowled at economy rate of more than 9.
  • Jos Buttler can be promoted in middle order to tackle the spin web.
  • Eoin Morgan and Joe Root needs to step up to keep the series alive.

Probable Playing XI:

IND:
Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (c), Lokesh Rahul, MS Dhoni (wk), Suresh Raina, Hardik Pandya, S Kaul/Bhuvi (if fit), Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav

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

IND vs ENG 2nd ODI Dream11 Team Prediction:

J Buttler (wk)
J Bairstow (vc)
E Morgan/J Roy
V Kohli (c)
KL Rahul
Rohit Sharma
B Stokes
H Pandya
Kuldeep Yadav
Umesh Yadav
D Willey

Captain and Vice-Captain choices: V Kohli, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, R Sharma, KL Rahul, K Yadav.

For grand leagues: S Dhawan, J Roy, J Root, Y Chahal, J Bairstow.

Key players:

IND:
Virat Kohli
Shikhar Dhawan
Rohit Sharma
KL Rahul
U Yadav
Y Chahal
K Yadav

ENG:
J Bairstow
B Stokes
D Willey
Joe Root
Jason Roy
L Plunkett

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