In the one day international series of three matches, Virat Kohli will face John Morgan steam on Tuesday in Leeds Headingley cricket ground. If India wins today it will be India’s 10th ODI cricket series win. England on a satisfying victory in the second match of the 3 match series at Lords by 86 runs. England was badly defeated in the first match with India.
After winning the first match India has made many mistakes in the second match, firstly India’s bowlers give extra runs that helped England to make a big score. And Indian batsman also failed to play the way they should have. None could survive in front of England’s bowler accept Suresh Raina and captain Virat Kohli.
Although wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Shikhar Dhawan started well, they did not last long in front of England bowlers. Middle-order batsman Lokesh Rahul, Rohit Sharma and Harshit Pandey also failed to perform their duties. To retain the English bowlers attack the Indian middle order batsman should play together.
Kuldeep Yadav is the only wicket-taker in the bowling department of India. In the last match after 10, over he takes 3 wickets for 64 runs. Pacer Umesh Yadav, Hardik Pandey debutant Siddarth Kaul proved costly. To counter the English batsman, Indian bowlers have to prepare some new technique for the third match because Joe Root’s, Eion Morgan, Jason Roy and Johnny Bristow are now in very good form.
England, on the other hand, defeated very poorly in the first match. In particular, they could not stay against Indians bowler. Singham Yadav took six wickets for 25 runs. However, roots and Captain Morgan played a significant roll in the first match. Where the two batsmen ended in 113 and 53 respective score. England’s anxiety is only with the middle order batsman because there bowling is very stable. Ben Stokes, Josh Butler, and Moeen Ali could not make much contribution due to a good start in the innings.
If this 3 can do well in the final it will be difficult for India to win. England has made great progress in their bowling department. The bowlers are attacking in pairs. Liam and David’s Willey bowled excellently in the previous match. Adil Rashid, Moeen Ali and mark wood’s super bowling will be visible in the final. England’s bowling economy is not above 6 which is a good news for England players until the opposition team are betting in the second half.
Here are the possible playing 11 of both teams:
India’s Possible XI: Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma, K L Rahul, Suresh Raina, Shikhar Dhawan, Yuzuvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Siddharth Kaul/ Bhuvneswar Kumar, Hardik Pandya
England’s Possible XI: Eoin Morgan, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Liam Plunkett, Moeen Ali, Mark Wood, Adil Rashid