IND vs ENG Fantasy Prediction: India vs England 2nd T20I – 14 March (Ahmedabad). Both sides have some T20 superstars in their ranks.
Hosts India will take on England in the 2nd T20I match of the five-match T20I series. This series promises to be a blockbuster.
India dominated in the test format, but they suffered a loss in the first T20I game. Shreyas Iyer batted well in the first game, whereas the rest of the batsmen failed. Rohit Sharma will rest in this game, whereas Deepak Chahar should come back in the playing eleven. Team India will rely on the batting of KL Rahul and Virat Kohli in this game.
The England team possesses an outstanding white-ball team, and they proved their domination in the first T20I game. Jos Buttler and Jason Roy are their aggressive openers, whereas Bairstow, Malan, and Morgan make a formidable middle-order. Ben Stokes & Sam Curran are the lead all-rounders of the side, whereas Archer & Jordan will lead the pace attack. Adil Rashid is the most experienced spinner on this side.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 was 138 runs
Total Games Played: 7; Bat 1st Won: 5; Bat 2nd Won: 2
We can expect clear weather throughout the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
India – Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal.
England – Jos Buttler, Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes, Sam Curran, Jofra Archer, Chris Jordan, Mark Wood, Adil Rashid.
Five Match T20I Series
Match: India vs England Second T20I Match
Date and Time: 14 March, Sunday – 7:00 PM IST
Venue: Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium, Ahmedabad
Where to Watch: Star Sports Network & Hotstar
Top 4 Batting Order
Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, and Rishabh Pant.
Jos Buttler, Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, and Dawid Malan.
Death Over Specialists
- Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shardul Thakur
- Jofra Archer and Chris Jordan
IND vs ENG Fantasy Wicket-Keepers
KL Rahul and Jos Buttler will be our wicket-keepers in this game. Rahul has scored 1543 T20I runs at an average of 42.86, whereas he was also the highest run-scorer of IPL 2020. Buttler has scored 1579 T20I runs at a strike-rate of 139.86, whereas he opens in the T20 format. Both of them are classic T20 players.
IND vs ENG Fantasy Batsmen
Hardik Pandya and Virat Kohli will be our batsmen from India. Virat has scored 2928 T20I runs at an average of 49.63, whereas he scored 466 runs in IPL 2020. Hardik batted well on the last Australian tour, whereas he has resumed his bowling as well. Both of them will play a big role in this game.
Dawid Malan and Jason Roy will be our batsmen from England. Malan has scored 879 T20I runs at an average of 54.94, whereas his strike-rate has been 148.48. Roy scored 355 runs in BBL 10 at an average of 32.27, whereas he played a brilliant knock of 49 runs in the first T20I game. Both of them are aggressive top-order batsmen.
IND vs ENG Fantasy All-Rounders
Sam Curran will be our all-rounder from England. Curran scalped 13 wickets in IPL 2020, whereas he has scored 186 runs at an average of 23.25. He is a brilliant youngster, and his left-arm seam bowling will be vital for the English side.
IND vs ENG Fantasy Bowlers
From India, the duo of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Yuzvendra Chahal will make it into our team. Bhuvi has scalped 41 T20I wickets at an economy of 7.06, whereas Chahal has 60 T20I scalps under his belt. Both of them are genuine wicket-takers.
Jofra Archer and Chris Jordan will be our bowlers from England. Archer scalped 20 wickets in IPL 2020 at an economy of 6.55, whereas Jordan has 67 T20I wickets under his belt. Both of them are death-overs specialists, and Archer was on fire in the first T20I game.
Match Prediction: England are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
KL Rahul and Dawid Malan
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Virat Kohli and Jofra Archer
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players