If it was a show meant for the young guns of the Indian team in Pune, Cuttack witnessed an absolute masterclass from the veterans of the Men in Blue, as India wrapped up the series in some style. The game at Cuttack proved one thing crystal clear indeed – There is no substitute to experience what so ever.
As heartbreaking as this may seem, the fact that this is just a three-match ODI series makes no sense. Just when you thought that England were creeping their way back into the series, the title is gone and all they play now, is a dead rubber encounter. However, before the series itself, Virat Kohli had mentioned that every game would be treated as a knockout encounter. Therefore, one can expect India to be at their best at Kolkata as well.
Below we go through the predicted XI for Team India for the third and final ODI of the series: