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India vs England, 1st ODI- Prediction

by  Aman Singh  •  Last updated on 2021-03-22 19:35:23


With comfortable victories in Test and T20I series, Team India is all set to clash with defending World Cup Champions England in the slated three-match ODI contest. The first match of the intense faceoff will unfold in Pune on Tuesday with several new players and combination hurdles for both top two ranked teams. Most likely team India will move forward in the ODI journey with its dependable opening duo- Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan. Moreover the series opener can spice up the contest by featuring debutant Suryakumar Yadav and Prasidh Krishna in playing XI. On the other side, English team is expected to include Reece Topley in place of injured Archer and the series inaugural may witness the return of Moeen Ali in playing XI.

Favorites of the Match

Hosts India is foreseen as the firm favorite to win the inaugural ODI match. Expect Virat Kohli to end his lean patch of international hundred.

Scorecard Prediction

1)      If Indian team bats first then Virat’s Army will look forward to post 305-310 runs target. Team England in their half-hearted attempt will fall short of 20-25 runs.

2)      If English team bats first then Morgan’s unit will look forward to scoring 295-300 runs. Team India with an impressive chase record will easily achieve the target in the 48th over.

Toss Prediction

Analyzing impact of dew in the later part of the innings, expect toss winning skipper to dictate the opponent to bat first. 

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