ENG vs IND Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview | World Cup 2019 | Jason Roy fit?
England and India will face-off in the 38th match of World Cup’19 at Edgbaston in Birmingham. We will provide ENG vs IND Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the match.
Hosts of WC’19 England have four victories till now in WC’19 coming with a margin of 104 runs, 106 runs, 8 wickets, and 150 runs but have failed in the chase and pressure matches. They are fourth on the points table and will have to win their remaining two matches to qualify to semi-finals. Their top six batsmen except James Vince are in super attacking form while their bowlers especially pacers have been able to outplay batsmen with their pace and bounce. They will hope to bounce back after two losses and give a tough challenge to the mighty Indian team.
In the last encounter, They lost to Australia by 64 runs. Bowling first, Chris Woakes took two scalps and was supported by other bowlers to restrict Australia at 285. In the chase, England top-order collapsed miserably before Ben Stokes played a crucial knock of 89 runs but could not get support from other end and thus were left behind by 64 runs.
Team India is one of the strong contenders for World Cup’19 and has performed brilliantly till now. They have won all five of their encounters till now defeating South Africa, Australia, Pakistan, Afghanistan and West Indies. India’s top-order has been in brilliant form along with Hardik Pandya and MS Dhoni while bowlers Bumrah, Shami, Kuldeep, and Chahal have also been phenomenal with the ball. They will be eager to defeat hosts England and confirm their spot in semi-finale.
In the previous encounter, They defeated West Indies by 125 runs. Batting first, Virat Kohli and KL Rahul played brilliant knocks of 72 and 48 respectively before MSD and Hardik came on the crease scoring 56* and 46 to take the team to a total of 268. In defence, Mohammad Shami bowled lethal spell taking four wicket-haul while Bumrah and Yuzi Chahal took two scalps each to comprehensively defeat Windies.
A good contest can be expected between both teams.
When and Where:
ENG vs IND, 38th Match, ICC World Cup 2019.
03:00 PM, 30th June 2019.
Average 1st innings score: 227
Average 2nd innings score: 180
Pitch will be neutral. Hit-the-deck bowlers generally find support from the pitch. Batsmen can also play good knock if set and a total near 250 can be expected. Spinners will find aid in second innings.
Eoin Morgan (c), Jos Buttler (wk), Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, James Vince, Jofra Archer, Tom Curran, L Dawson.
Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni (wk), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami.
Jason Roy has started practising and the final decision will be taken on his fitness before the match. He is likely to replace James Vince.
Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer are also suffering from slight niggles but will most probably play tomorrow.
Jason Roy/James Vince and Jonny Bairstow will open the innings. Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes, and Jos Buttler will follow them.
Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes will play the role of an allrounder.
Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid will be the key spinners along with Joe Root while C Woakes, Mark Wood and Jofra Archer will lead the pace attack of the team along with Ben Stokes.
Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul will open the innings. Virat Kohli, Vijay Shankar, and MS Dhoni will follow them.
Hardik Pandya and Kedar Jadhav will play the role of an allrounder. Vijay Shankar can also bowl a few overs of medium pace.
Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Shami will lead the pace attack along with Hardik Pandya and Vijay Shankar while Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav will handle the spin attack along with Kedar Jadhav.
They are unlikely to tinker the winning combination. However, Rishabh Pant in place of struggling Vijay Shankar can be a good option.
Probable Playing XI:
Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy/James Vince, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (C), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, M Wood.
Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (c), Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Kedar Jadhav, M Shami, Yuzi Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah.
Wicket-Keeper for ENG vs IND Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Jonny Bairstow, MS Dhoni, and Jos Buttler.
Jonny Bairstow is an attacking opening batsman and has scored 0, 32, 51, 45, 90, 0 and 27 in seven matches. He will not keep wicket-keeping duties in presence of Jos Buttler. He struggles against spin bowling.
MS Dhoni is in brilliant form from past one year and can play as per the condition of the match. He has scored 34, 27, 1, 28 and 56* till now in WC’19.
Jos Buttler is in attacking form and can change the course of the match in few overs. He scored 103 runs in just 76 balls against Pakistan but failed in all other matches.
Batsmen for IND vs ENG Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Eoin Morgan.
Skipper Virat Kohli is one of the most consistent and best batsmen in the world. He has scored 18, 82, 77, 67 and 72 runs in five matches. He is a must pick in IND vs ENG Dream11 team.
Joe Root is the key batsman for England and can also play spin well unlike other English players. He has scores of 51,107, 21, 100*, 88, 57 and 8 in seven encounters. He can also bowl a few overs of spin.
Rohit Sharma has regained his form in World Cup 2019 scoring match winning 122*, 57 and 140 in three encounters but failed in last two matches. In the absence of Dhawan, He will have added responsibility to give a good start to the Indian team.
KL Rahul will open the innings and can change the course of match single-handedly. He scored 57, 30 and 48 runs in three matches opening the innings.
Skipper Eoin Morgan has performed well from past one year and is in good form. He scored 148 runs in 71 balls including 17 sixes against Afghanistan but failed in other matches.
Other Options: Jason Roy, Kedar Jadhav, and James Vince.
Jason Roy is an exciting talent and plays in a very attacking manner. His recent form is also very good and scored 54, 8 and 153 in three matches he played till now. He is likely to get fit for tomorrow’s crucial encounter.
Kedar Jadhav can be a smart pick in batting category and will also save your credits. He scored crucial 52 runs against Afghanistan. He can also chip in with a few overs against England.
James Vince is a talented batsman and has performed exceedingly well for Hampshire in domestic tournaments but is yet to prove his talent in the international arena. He scored 26, 14 and 0 runs in three matches. He can be replaced by Jason Roy tomorrow.
All-Rounders for ENG vs IND Dream11:
Primary Options: Ben Stokes, Hardik Pandya, Moeen Ali.
Ben Stokes has also been in excellent form in WC’19 and has performed in crucial phases. He scored 82* and 89 runs in last two encounters and has also taken six scalps till now.
Hardik Pandya is the X-factor of team India. He can hit big sixes along with lethal bouncers. He scored attacking 17*, 48, 26, 7 and 46 in five matches and also has also taken five scalps till now.
Moeen Ali can play attacking cameos with bat and can also be handy with the ball. He took three wicket-haul against Pakistan but failed in all other matches.
Other Options: Vijay Shankar.
Vijay Shankar will bat at no.4 and can also contribute with the ball. He took two scalps against Pakistan and scored 15, 29 and 14 runs in three matches.
Bowlers for England vs India Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Jofra Archer, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Yuzi Chahal, Mark Wood, Chris Woakes, Kuldeep Yadav.
Jofra Archer is one of the leading wicket-taker of WC’19 and is in lethal form. He has taken five three-wicket hauls in seven matches.
Jasprit Bumrah is one of the best pacers in world cricket and is a wicket-taking bowler in initial, middle as well as death overs. He has taken nine scalps in five encounters.
Mohammad Shami is in lethal form and has taken two consecutive four-wicket hauls against Afghanistan and West Indies.
Yuzi Chahal has been the best spinner for India taking ten scalps in five matches including a four-wicket haul against South Africa.
Mark Wood bowls at a quick pace and can demolish any batting line-up on his day. He has taken thirteen wickets in five matches.
Chris Woakes is creating a challenge for batsmen with his swing in the initial overs and has taken seven wickets yet. He has also performed well with the bat in limited chances.
Kuldeep Yadav can trouble batsmen with his witty spin. He has taken only four scalps till now but has been quite economical.
Other Options: Adil Rashid
Leg-spinner Adil Rashid is in poor form after returning from injury but has the ability to change the course of the match. He has taken five wickets till now. He can struggle against India.
ENG vs IND Dream11 Team Prediction:
Rohit Sharma/Virat Kohli (Vc)
Joe Root (C)
C Woakes/L Plunkett
Captain and Vc Choices: Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan, Hardik Pandya, Jofra Archer, Jasprit Bumrah.