IND vs ENG Dream11 Prediction: 2nd ODI, Probable Playing XI & Top Picks, England tour of India, 2021

IND vs ENG Dream11 Prediction 2nd ODI, England tour of India, 2021

IND vs ENG Dream11 PredictionProbable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips of the 2nd ODI match at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune.

India:

Finally, India managed to win the first match of the series, and they put up an excellent performance with both bat and ball, made a good comeback in the 2nd innings, and won the match comfortably by 66 runs.

Rohit Sharma played this format after a long time and batted decently in the first match, and his partner, Shikhar Dhawan, who was out of form in the last game, batted brilliantly but was unlucky to miss a century by just two runs.

Skipper Kohli is in tremendous form and has been scoring fifties consistently, but everyone has been waiting for his century. KL Rahul has been picked up as the wicket-keeper, and he batted at No.5, scoring a fifty along with the debutant Krunal Pandya who also scored a quick fifty. With Hardik Pandya also in the team’s lower middle-order, the team’s batting looks very strong.

India’s pace attack has improved a lot in recent years, and even without the strike bowlers like Bumrah and Shami, the Indian team has been able to win matches. The debutant Prasidh Krishna bowled brilliantly, picking up four wickets. Bhuvi was very economical, and Shardul managed to pick up wickets at the right time.

The spinners Krunal Pandy bowled decently, but Kuldeep Yadav was a little expensive. India would like to win the next match and seal the series without taking it to the last game.

England:

The Indian team once again outplayed England as they lost the first match of the series. They got good starts in both batting and bowling but couldn’t maintain the opposition’s pressure and lost the rhythm in the middle overs.

Jason Roy has been very consistent in the limited over format. Still, he has been very unlucky as he has missed his fifty for the fourth time now, and Jonny Bairstow also batted brilliantly, and he too missed his well-deserved century by just six runs. Ben Stokes was sent to bat at No.3, but he couldn’t score much and got out early.

Morgan’s struggle to score runs continues in the ODIs, too, as he scored some 20 odd runs. Jos Buttler and Sam Billings, who are such good players in the middle-order, also couldn’t contribute much. Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, and Tom Curran put up some fight in the end, but the Indian bowlers were too good for them.

The bowling department has appeared to lack experience, which was visible in the 1st ODI. Ben Stokes bowled well, picking up wickets, and Mark Wood started well but was expensive in the death overs and managed to pick up 2 wickets.

England would be hoping to make a comeback in the 2nd match and keep the series alive.

Match Details

India vs England 2nd ODI, England tour of India, 2021

Date: 26th March 2021

Time: 01:30 PM IST

Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune.

IND vs ENG Live Score

IND vs ENG Head-to-head

Total Matches Played: 101

IND Won: 54

ENG Won: 42

Tied: 2

No Result: 3

Pitch Report

Average first innings score: 296

Average second innings score: 262

(The average score is based on five matches played here at this venue)

The pitch here is considered suitable for batting, the pitch will be difficult for batting in initial overs but as the game progresses it will be flat.

(The team batting first at this venue has won three out of the five matches)

Weather Forecast

The weather will be clear skies, and there is no chance of rain during the match.

IND vs ENG Dream11 Team News

IND:

  • Shreyas Iyer injured himself while fielding and won’t be available for the rest of the series. Surya Kumar Yadav or Rishabh Pant will takes place of Shreyas Iyer.

ENG:

  • Skipper Eoin Morgan also injured himself, got stitches on his hand, and ruled out of the rest of the series.
  • Liam Livingstone likely to play in place of E Morgan.

Probable Playing XI

India:

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (C), Surya Kumar Yadav/Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Shardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav/Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna.

Bench:

Rishabh Pant (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal/Kuldeep Yadav, Shubman Gill, Washington Sundar, Mohammed Siraj, T Natarajan.

England:

Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Liam Livingstone, Jos Buttler (C and WK), Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Reece Topley, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood.

Bench

Matthew Parkinson, Tom Curran, Eoin Morgan.

Top Picks for IND vs. ENG Dream11 Team

India:

Virat Kohli:

(1 M, 56 R, 56 A)

King Kohli is currently the No.1 ODI batsman. He played well in the last match, scoring a half-century.

Rohit Sharma:

(1 M, 28 R, 28 A)

Rohit Sharma opens the innings for the Indian team and is the No.2 ODI batsman globally. He scored 28 runs in the last match.

Shikhar Dhawan:

(1 M, 98 R, 98 A)

He is a left-handed batsman and generally opens alongside Rohit. Dhawan is back to form with a brilliant knock and missed his century by just two runs.

KL Rahul:

(1 M, 62 R, 62 A)

Rahul is the wicket-keeper batsman of the team and bats at different positions based upon the team’s requirement. He batted brilliantly, scoring a fifty in the last match.

Krunal Pandya:

(1 M, 58 R, 58 A + 10 O, 1 W)

He is also an all-rounder who can hit big shots down the order and bowls left-arm orthodox. Pandya made his debut in the last match, smashed 58* runs, and picked up a wicket.

Shardul Thakur:

(1 M, 6 O, 3 W)

Shardul Thakur is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and can also be handy with the bat down the order. He bowled very well, picking up 3 wickets at crucial times of the match.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar:

(1 M, 9 O, 2 W)

Bhuvneshwar is a right-arm medium-fast and is known to swing the ball and control the flow of runs in death overs by bowling yorkers. He bowled brilliantly, picking up two wickets for just 30 runs in his 9 overs.

Prasidh Krishna:

(1 M, 8.1 O, 4 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and bowls at a perfect pace. Krishna made his debut in the last match, picked up 4 wickets, and bowled a maiden over.

Hardik Pandya:

(1 M, 1 R, 1 A)

Hardik is an all-rounder but has not been bowling much in the ODI format. He scored only one run in the last match.

England:

Jonny Bairstow:

(1 M, 94 R, 94 A)

Jonny Bairstow is a decent striker of the ball and generally opens along with Roy in ODIs. He batted brilliantly in the last match scoring 94 runs from just 66 balls.

Jason Roy:

(1 M, 46 R, 46 A)

Roy opens the innings for the team and is known for playing aggressively. He batted well but once again missed his half-century by just 4 runs.

Ben Stokes:

(1 M, 1 R, 1 A + 8 O, 3 W)

He is an all-rounder and is equally good with both bat and ball. Stokes scored only one run but bowled brilliantly, picking up three wickets for just 34 runs and also bowled a maiden over. He is very good Captain choice in India vs England 2nd ODI Dream11 Team.

Jos Buttler:

(1 M, 2 R, 2 A)

He is the wicket-keeper batsman of the team and also plays the role of finisher. Buttler scored only 2 runs in the last match.

Mark Wood:

(1 M, 10 O, 2 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and bowls consistently over 140kmph. Wood managed to pick up 2 wickets but was very expensive in the last match.

Adil Rashid:

(1 M, 9 O, 0 W)

He is a right-arm leg-break bowler. In the last match. Rashid was expensive and went wicketless.

Moeen Ali:

(1 M, 30 R, 30 A + 3 O, 0 W)

Moeen is a left-handed batsman and also bowls right-arm off-break. He scored 30 runs but was expensive with the ball and went wicketless.

IND vs ENG Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-Keepers:
Jos Buttler

Batsmen:
Virat Kohli (C)
, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy

All-Rounders:
Ben Stokes (Vc), Krunal Pandya

Bowlers:
Mark Wood, Shardul Thakur, Prasidh Krishna

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection

  • Virat Kohli
  • Ben Stokes
  • Rohit Sharma
  • Jonny Bairstow
  • Shikhar Dhawan

We will update the final Dream11 Team on Telegram Channel.

Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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