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India vs England, 2nd ODI - What to look for?

by  Hasnian  •  Last updated on 2021-03-25 00:38:30


England Team captain, Eoin Morgan and player batsman Sam Billings got injured in the First One Day International Match on 23rd March 2021 at the MCACricket Stadium, Pune, so it would be really challenging for England Team to win in the Second One Day International Match as there are chances that these two players will not be playing in the next match. 

Both batsmen endured wounds while Fielding. On the off chance that Billings hyper-extended his collar bone joint, Morgan split the webbing between the right hand thumb and pointer. Eoin Morgan injured with 4 stitches before he proceeded to bat in England's 66-run rout on Tuesday. Morgan could just score 22 as England's center request imploded after a splendid opening stand between Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow. The two added 135 runs for the initial wicket however England were bowled out for just 251 runs.

For IND vs ENG second One Day International match prediction, let's acknowledge the strengths and drawbacks of both teams.

•  India (IND)


1. Indian top 6 is finalized and the foundation is jumping to give adequate confidence as the Indian supervision is finally supporting its players at stabilized slots.

2. The return of player Bhuvneshwar Kumar proved vital in the team and he will be glimpsing to proceed his good form in ODIs as well.


1. The form of player Yuzvendra Chahal is a terrifying aspect as he is peeping out of sorts.

2. Hardik Pandya was prohibited to employ short balls in T20Is & Team England will be seeking to operate that tactic in ODIs as well.

•  England (ENG)


1. They have an energy plugged batting line up with a comparable amount of left and right hand batsman.


1. Tom Curran had a terrible game in the only T20I he played and it will be interesting to see how he responds in ODIs.


India vs England, 2nd One Day International Match Preview 

Date: March 26th, 2021 (Friday)

Venue: MCA Cricket Stadium, Pune, India

Time: 1:30 pm (Indian Standard Time)

Pitch & conditions

The MCA Stadium in Pune has customarily carried out pitches that favor batsmen. The stadium has facilitated just four ODIs up until now, with 300 having been penetrated threefold. The last time England confronted India in Pune, Jadhav and Kohli scored centuries to chase down 351 in January 2017. The climate is relied upon to be fine for the length of the match. Each of the three ODIs will be played in secret.

Weather Forecast

Reports from the Weather Department recommend that the normal temperature in Pune on the booked match day is relied upon to drift around 32 degree Celsius. The general view of downpour is at negligible level with just 18% air mugginess, demonstrating noticeable indications of early dew in real life pressed arrangement decider.


Probable Playing XI

Team India: 

• Rohit Sharma

• Shikhar Dhawan

• Virat Kohli (capt)

• Shreyas Iyer

• Rishabh Pant (wk)

• KL Rahul / Krunal Pandya / Washington Sundar

• Hardik Pandya

• Bhuvneshwar Kumar

• Shardul Thakur

• Yuzvendra Chahal / Kuldeep Yadav

• T Natarajan

Team England: 

• Jason Roy

• Jonny Bairstow

• Ben Stokes

• Eoin Morgan (capt)

• Jos Buttler (wk)

• Sam Billings

• Moeen Ali/Liam Livingstone

• Sam Curran/Tom Curran

• Adil Rashid

• Reece Topley

• Mark Wood


• Team India

Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), KL Rahul (wicket-keeper), Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur.

• Team England

Eoin Morgan (Captain), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Liam Livingstone, Matt Parkinson, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood. Covers: Jake Ball, Chris Jordan, Dawid Malan.