India vs England, 1st ODI Match Prediction 23 Mar 2021

India vs England 2021

India vs England, 1st ODI Match Prediction

2021-03-24

Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium , Pune, India

Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium , Pune, India
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium , Pune, India

India

6.34 317/5 in 50.0
5.95 251/10 in 42.1

England

6.34 317/5 in 50.0 Cricbettingbuzz
5.95 251/10 in 42.1
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium , Pune, India
Cricbettingbuzz Toss Winner - England won the toss and chose to bowl first
Cricbettingbuzz India beat England by 66 runs

India vs England cricket betting odds

IND 1.68
ENG 2.05

IND vs ENG Prediction

Shoaib Z.

World Champions England seek redemption in the ODI series 

  • Recently, India completed a T20I series win over England at Ahmedabad.
  • Opener Rohit Sharma and captain Virat Kohli have been standout performers for India in the 50-over format.
  • Since past 12 months, England Captain Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow have been consistent performers in limited-overs cricket.

Expect India to register a hard-fought win over England in series opener at Pune.

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Match Preview

Host India will be looking to draw first blood when they face England in the first match of three-match ODI series, starting in Pune from Tuesday.

The home side has announced their full-strength squad for the limited-overs series. Skipper Virat Kohli will be hoping that side put in a disciplined performance in this opening clash.

On the other hand, England will take heart from the fact that they have shown excellent fight and determination to compete with India in their backyard. Given their performances in the T20I series, the visitors will be keen to bring their A-game to the table.

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Teams Preview

India

Uncapped pacer Prasidh Krishna, batsman Suryakumar Yadav and all-rounder Krunal Pandya have earned their maiden call-ups to the ODI squad after performing exceedingly well in the domestic 50-over competition played in India.

In the batting department, side will be looking towards the experienced batting trio of Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma to pile on the runs in this contest.

After showing poor form in the T20I series, Shikhar Dhawan will under pressure and looking to make a strong comeback with the bat in this opening contest.

Virat Kohli clearly showed his class with the bat and topped the batting charts for India in the T20I series. He will be looking to lead from the front and deliver another batting masterclass in this ODI series opener.

Shreyas Iyer, Lokesh Rahul and Rishabh Pant will make up the middle-order for India in this one-day series. Suryakumar Yadav could make his limited-overs debut as team management could drop Rahul from the playing XI due to poor form.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar made a splendid comeback to the national side and performed well in the T20I series. Pacer will form new-ball combination with Shardul Thakur for this opening clash. Washington Sundar and Yuzvendra Chahal will be two spinners for this game.

India Actual Playing XI:

Shreyas Iyer, Lokesh Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Rohit Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Prasidh Krishna, Virat Kohli, Krunal Pandya, Shikhar Dhawan, SN Thakur

India Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
V Kohli 80 52 7 2 153.85
R Sharma 64 34 4 5 188.24
H Pandya 39 17 4 2 229.41
Bowlers O M R W Econ
S Thakur 4.0 0 45 3 11.25
B Kumar 4.0 0 15 2 3.75
H Pandya 4.0 0 34 1 8.5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
S Thakur 4.0 0 45 3 11.25
B Kumar 4.0 0 15 2 3.75
H Pandya 4.0 0 34 1 8.5
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India Predicted Playing XI

Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul/Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shardul Thakur

England

The visitors have named their full-strength squad for the three-match one-day series against India. England Skipper Eoin Morgan will be looking to lead from the front and deliver a decent show with the bat.

In the batting department, the onus will be on the opening pair of Jonny Bairstow and Jason Roy to get the side off to brisk starts.

Jason Roy showed decent form with the bat in the T20I series and will need to put in a notable score in this opening clash. His opening partner, Jonny Bairstow, will be hoping to pile on the runs in this limited-overs series.

Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler will make up the middle-order for England in this series opener.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Jofra Archer, Mark Wood and Adil Rashid to provide crucial breakthroughs. Since August 2019, Leg-spinner Adil Rashid has topped the bowling charts for England and claimed 12 wickets in 7 innings at an average of 30.16.

England Actual Playing XI:

Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Jason Roy, Mark Wood, AU Rashid, Moeen Ali, Eoin Morgan, Tom Curran, Sam Curran, Ben Stokes

England Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
D Malan 68 46 9 2 147.83
J Buttler 52 34 2 4 152.94
B Stokes 14 12 2 0 116.67
Bowlers O M R W Econ
A Rashid 4.0 0 31 1 7.75
B Stokes 3.0 0 26 1 8.67
J Archer 4.0 0 43 0 10.75
Bowlers O M R W Econ
A Rashid 4.0 0 31 1 7.75
B Stokes 3.0 0 26 1 8.67
J Archer 4.0 0 43 0 10.75
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England Predicted Playing XI

Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Ben Stokes, Eoin Morgan (captain), Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Jofra Archer,

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 26 0 mm. 1.4 k/h 76%
03h 27 0 mm. 2.16 k/h From: NNE 53%
06h 33 0 mm. 3.95 k/h From: E 43%
09h 36 0 mm. 3.05 k/h From: ESE 17%
12h 33 0.13 mm. 1.58 k/h From: WNW 49%
15h 29 0 mm. 1.6 k/h From: E 22%
18h 28 0 mm. 1.89 k/h From: NNE 21%
21h 27 0 mm. 1.74 k/h From: NW 62%

With warm weather expected for Tuesday’s game, the wicket prepared will be placid in nature with plenty of runs for the batsmen. The spinners might get some assistance from the surface.

Venue Details

Maharashtra Cricket Stadium in Pune is going to host the first ODI between India and England.

At this venue, India have won three one-day matches out of four played since 2013.

Toss Prediction

The side that wins the toss, would be looking to bat first and post a score in excess of 320 runs. Average first innings score at Pune is around 290 runs.

Winning Prediction

Based on current form, India will be favorites to win this opening counter against England. With likes of Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma firing on all cylinders, the home side will be expected to put in dominant batting performance.

On the other hand, England do possess the firepower in the batting and bowling department to overcome India in this game.

Expect India to register a hard-fought win over England in series opener at Pune.

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