It’s time for the ODI series between India and England as the first ODI will be played tomorrow in Pune. Ahead of the first ODI between India and England we bring you all the fantasy tips, Predicted XI, top fantasy picks and much more.
Match Timings: 1:30 PM IST
Venue: MCA Stadium, Pune
After a competitive T20I series the focus now shifts to 50 overs cricket as the top 2 ranked ODI sides will play the series. India will be keen to again dominate England in their backyard whereas the visitors will be aiming to show their prowess in ODI cricket again.
Head To Head
Overall- 100 matches
England won- 53
India won- 42
The conditions will be partly cloudy but there is absolutely no chance of any rain during the match.
The pitch at Pune has always produced high scoring matches which are again expected to happen during the 3 match ODI series between India and England.
Injury and Availability News
No injury concerns for both sides ahead of the match.
India vs England- Fantasy Tips
India: KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Suryakumar Yadav, Virat Kohli ©, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendta Chahal/ Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar
England: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Reece Topley.
India vs England – Top Fantasy Picks
Talking about the fantasy tips it is important to pick players in the form in your squad. Also, quality all-rounders are a must on your fantasy side as they help fetch more points.
Virat Kohli: After his brilliant T20I series with the bat Virat Kohli should be the first pick in your fantasy XI. Kohli always saves his best for ODIs which is having him in your fantasy XI is a no brainer.
Rohit Sharma: The Indian captain came roaring back to form in the deciding T20I match. Rohit Sharma has a tremendous record against ODI against England and more often than not scored a big one against them.
Ben Stokes: The star England all-rounder is a must in your fantasy team as he contributes with both bat and ball which will help you fetch a huge amount of points.
Jos Buttler: The England wicket-keeper batsman on his own can single-handedly win an ODI match. Buttler is consistent with the bat and also picks a lot of catches behind the stumps which makes him a sure shot pick in your fantasy XI.
Captain and Vice-Captain Picks
Captain: Virat Kohli
Vice-Captain: Jos Buttler
Fantasy 11 Team
Wicket-Keeper – Rishabh Pant, Jos Buttler
Batsmen – Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Jason Roy
All-Rounders – Hardik Pandya, Ben Stokes
Bowlers – Mark Wood, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Adil Rashid
Dream 11 Team
Jason Roy, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (c), Eoin Morgan, Suryakumar Yadav, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (VC), Krunal Pandya/ Hardik Pandya, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Bhuvneshwar Kumar