India will start their World Cup campaign with their first warm-up match against defending Champions England to be played at Basapara Stadium, Guwahati on 30th September 2023. Indian team is confident as they registered a 2-1 series win over Australia while England also is coming off a 3-1 series victory against New Zealand.
Both teams would be looking to check their resources before the World Cup starts. Indian team would be making use of the warm-up match to check the likes of all top batters and hope for the bowlers to get game time ahead of the main tournament starts.
Details– ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, Warm-up match, India vs England
Venue– Basapara Stadium, Guwahati
Date and Time– 30th September, 2.00 PM
India and England played a total of 106 One-day international matches. Out of the 106 matches, India has won 57 times while England registered 44 victories, 2 matches ended in a tie, and 3 matches ended in no result.
Both India and England played a total of 8 matches in Cricket World Cups. England had a slender lead winning 4 matches while India 3 and 1 match resulting in a tie during the 2011 match at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore.
The pitch at Basapara Stadium, Guwahati promises to be a high-scoring affair with true bounce and pace that helps the batters to hit shots freely. As the game goes on, the pitch could help the spinners which would create trouble for opponent batters.
It promises to be an exciting contest between two of the favourites with explosive batters on each side. The captain that wins the toss would likely bat first and put pressure on the opponent team posting a mammoth total.
Both teams would be high on confidence and make sure that they can get enough practice before their next warm-up game.
Rohit Sharma (c), Hardik Pandya (vc), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, R. Ashwin, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav.
Jos Buttler (c), Moeen Ali, Gus Atkinson, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Harry Brook, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, David Willey, Mark Wood, Chris Woakes.