India vs England 1st ODI Likely Playing XI: Litmus test for Dhawan, problem of plenty in middle order


India vs England 1st ODI Predicted Playing 11: India tackle world champion England in a three-match ODI collection beginning with the 1st ODI on Tuesday.

The collection is especially necessary for the 35-year-old Shikhar Dhawan, who will open alongside Rohit Sharma in the primary match, as confirmed by skipper Virat Kohli earlier than the match. With the administration having plenty of choices in (Shubman Gill) and outdoors (Prithvi Shaw and Devdutt Padikkal) the squad for the opening slot, it is going to be a litmus test for ‘Gabbar’ to show himself in the lung-opener.

It can be anticipated that each KL Rahul, who is just not more likely to characteristic on the prime of the order, and Rishabh Pant, after turning issues round spectacularly for the reason that good displaying Down Under, can be half of the enjoying XI. They would have a giant position in the middle-order together with the redoubtable Hardik Pandya. There may very well be a toss-up between Mumbaikars Shreyas Iyer and Suryakumar Yadav, for one spot in the enjoying XI. Yadav proved himself to be fairly a power-hitter in the T20 collection, notching up a blistering half century in his maiden worldwide look.

The bowling assault is anticipated to be spearheaded by Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who picked 4 wickets in the T20 collection, and the brand new ball might be shared by Shardul Thakur. Thakur claimed eight wickets in the T20 collection. Spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Washington Sundar are anticipated to be most well-liked over Krunal Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav. Also, a fit-again Pandya can be the fifth bowler, however it stays to be seen what number of overs he can bowl.

On the opposite hand, England would even be eager to finish the tour on a excessive after struggling defeats in the Tests (1-3) and the T20 collection (2-3).
And for it to occur, skipper Eoin Morgan’s position with the bat might be important. The likes of Jos Buttler and the swashbuckling Jason Roy should fireplace in unison and all-rounder Ben Stokes should step up with each the bat and ball.

England pacer Mark Wood troubled the Indian batters along with his tempo and in the absence of an injured Jofra Archer, he must shoulder higher duty together with Chris Jordan and the younger Sam Curran.

Predicted Playing XIs

India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (C), KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal

England: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Eoin Morgan (C), Jos Buttler (wk), Ben Stokes, Sam Curran, Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Chris Jordan, Mark Wood


India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Shardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Yuzvendra Chahal, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul, Washington Sundar, Shubman Gill, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna, Kuldeep Yadav

England: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Eoin Morgan(c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w), Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Sam Billings, Reece Topley, Matthew Parkinson

(With PTI inputs)


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