England, troubled by the injuries of their batsmen in the one-day series against India, had another setback before the third one-day. After Alex Hales, now Jason Roy has also become doubtful about playing in this match. Wicketkeeper-batsman Sam Billings has been included in England’s ODI squad for the third ODI against India in the cover of opener Jason Roy. Batsman James Vince has been named as the cover of David Malan. Challenge to prevent Kuldeep Yadav from facing this injury brigade in front of England. Prior to this, fast bowler Mark Wood has said that in order to win the third and final ODI, England’s batsmen have to stop India’s wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav from taking the early wickets.
India had won the first match, then England equalized the series winning the second one-day match at Lord’s. After winning the first match, India had made some mistakes in the second match, which had to bear the brunt of it. Earlier, the Indian bowlers had lent enough runs, while the batsmen could not achieve a strong score maintained by England. India will have to perform brilliantly in both the departments to win Bilateral series as they did in the T20 Series. In the first match, Kuldeep broke the back of English batting by taking six wickets but in the second match, English batsmen did homework and scored runs against him. The wicket that Kuldeep gets, he finds himself in England’s batsmen’s own fault somewhere.
England’s batting is depended on Jason Roy, Johnny Bairstow, Captain Eoin Morgan, Joe Root and Ben Stokes. Jason and Johnny gave the team a quick start in both the matches. Apart from these, England has all-rounders like Moin Ali and David Wiley in the end. Willy had scored 50 runs in 31 balls in the last match, which is his first half-century in one-day cricket. England’s spinners Ali and Adil Rashid did a great job in bowling. At the same time, fast bowler Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood and Willey were also impressive.
Probable XI: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar/Siddarth Kaul
Probable XI: Jason Roy/James Vince, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood