IND vs ENG Fantasy Prediction: India vs England 3rd T20I – 16 March (Ahmedabad). Rohit Sharma will be back for this game and will be a good fantasy pick.
Hosts India will take on England in the 3rd T20I match of the five-match T20I series. The series is wonderfully poised at 1-1.
India leveled the T20I series by winning the second T20I game convincingly. Ishan Kishan made a brilliant debut, whereas Virat also proved his class in the last game. The bowling of Washington Sundar has been brilliant, whereas Chahal, Bhuvi, and Shardul have assisted him. Rohit Sharma is expected to replace KL Rahul in this game.
The England team is at the 1st position in ICC T20I team rankings, and they would want to bounce back after the last defeat. Jason Roy and Dawid Malan are looking in fine form, whereas the rest of the batsmen need to step up. Jofra Archer has been on fire, whereas Jordan is also bowling some brilliant spells.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in this series is 144 runs.
Total Games Played: 2; Bat 1st Won: 0; Bat 2nd Won: 2
We can expect clear weather throughout the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
India – Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal.
England – Jos Buttler, Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes, Sam Curran, Jofra Archer, Chris Jordan, Tom Curran, Adil Rashid.
Five Match T20I Series
Match: India vs England Third T20I Match
Date and Time: 16 March, Tuesday – 7:00 PM IST
Venue: Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium, Ahmedabad
Where to Watch: Star Sports Network & Hotstar
Top 4 Batting Order
Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, 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
Jos Buttler will be our wicket-keeper in this game. Buttler has scored 1579 T20I runs at a strike-rate of 139.73, whereas he opens in the T20 format. He is not in very good form but is a world-class player.
IND vs ENG Fantasy Batsmen
Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, and Ishan Kishan will be our batsmen from India. Rohit has scored 2773 T20I runs at an average of 32.24, whereas he has also smashed four T20I centuries. Virat has scored 3001 T20I runs at an average of 50.86, whereas he scored 466 runs in IPL 2020. Ishan scored 516 runs in IPL 2020 at an average of 57.33 in IPL 2020, whereas he scored a half-century in his debut game. All three of them are superstar players.
Dawid Malan and Jason Roy will be our batsmen from England. Malan has scored 903 T20I runs at an average of 53.12, whereas his strike-rate has been 146.83. Roy scored 355 runs in BBL 10 at an average of 32.27, whereas he has scored 95 runs in this series. Both of them are aggressive top-order batsmen.
IND vs ENG Fantasy All-Rounders
If India bats first, pick Hardik Pandya, or else, pick any one of Ben Stokes or Sam Curran.
IND vs ENG Fantasy Bowlers
From India, the duo of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Yuzvendra Chahal will make it into our team. Bhuvi has scalped 42 T20I wickets at an economy of 7.05, whereas Chahal has 61 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 68 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:-
Virat Kohli and Jason Roy
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Rohit Sharma and Jofra Archer
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