On Tuesday (23rd March), the hosts India will face the visitors England in the first game of the three-match ODI series at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium (Pune).
This ODI series is a part of the 2020-23 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League. While India will play their second ODI series but first home ODI series under this Super League, England will play their first away series by third overall ODI series under the same Super League.
Before this ODI series, they faced each other in the Test and T20I series, where the hosts India won by 3-1 and 3-2 margins respectively.
India vs England 2021, 1st ODI: Complete Squads
India: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wk), KL Rahul (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur.
England: Eoin Morgan (C), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Liam Livingstone, Matt Parkinson, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood.
India vs England 2021, 1st ODI: Predicted XIs
India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (C), Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Shardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal.
England: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan (C), Jos Buttler (wk), Sam Billings, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Mark Wood, Adil Rashid.
India vs England 2021, 1st ODI: Fantasy Cricket
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain – Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jason Roy
Vice-captain – Ben Stokes, Hardik Pandya
Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (1):
Wicket-keeper(s) – Jos Buttler
Batsmen – Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma (C), Shreyas Iyer, Jason Roy
All-rounder(s) – Hardik Pandya, Ben Stokes (vc)
Bowlers – Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mark Wood, Adil Rashid
Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (2):
Wicket-keeper(s) – Rishabh Pant
Batsmen – Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Jason Roy, Eoin Morgan
All-rounder(s) – Hardik Pandya (vc), Ben Stokes
Bowlers – Yuzvendra Chahal, Shardul Thakur, Mark Wood, Adil Rashid