England’s tour of India now moves to its final chapter with the Three Lions losing the T20I series against England. The visitors lost the series 3-2 as they lost the decider on Saturday by 36 runs, The focus is now on the three-match ODI series to be played in Pune. The first match is to be played on March 23 and in this article we will analyse India’s Predicted XI for the first ODI.
England, on the other hand, would look to bounce back after the T20I series defeat. The number one ranked team has some of the best white-ball players. Eoin Morgan will be looking forward for a turnaround with England’s misfiring middle-order hogging the limelight.
India’s Predicted XI For 1st ODI vs England
The Indian vice-captain missed the first two T20Is and played a crucial knock in the decider in Ahmedabad. Rohit along with Kohli are two of India’s most senior players and they batted like champions in the T20I series. Rohit will be looking to keep his good form going in the ODIs. Thie ODI series can also be his preparation for the upcoming World T20 later this year. Rohit is one short of equalling Ricky Ponting in the list of most ODI hundreds in international cricket. If he scores two, he will be the third most in the list of most century makers in the format.