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India vs England 2021, 3rd ODI: Fantasy Cricket Tips

The hosts India will meet the visitors England for the last time of the three-match ODI series this Sunday (28th March) at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium (Pune).

This ODI series is currently standing in a 1-1 position. While India won the series opener by 66 runs, England won the second ODI by 6 wickets. So, the upcoming ODI will be the series decider as the winner of the match will take away this ODI series, which is also a part of the 2020–23 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League.

India vs England 2021, 3rd ODI: Complete Squads

India: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, 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: Jos Buttler (C), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Liam Livingstone, Matt Parkinson, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood, Dawid Malan.

India vs England 2021, 3rd ODI: Predicted XIs

India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (C), KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Shardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal.

England: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (C/wk), Dawid Malan, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Mark Wood, Adil Rashid, Reece Topley.

India vs England 2021, 3rd ODI: Fantasy Cricket Tips

India

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(Batting)

Player Matches (Innings) Runs Highest Score Average 100s/50s
KL Rahul 2 (2) 170 108 170.00 1/1
Virat Kohli 2 (2) 122 66 61.00 0/2
Shikhar Dhawan 2 (2) 102 98 51.00 0/1
Rishabh Pant 1 (1) 77 77 77.00 0/1
Krunal Pandya 2 (2) 70 58* 0/1

(Bowling)

Player Matches (Innings) Wickets Best Bowling in an innings Average Economy Rate 4wk/5wk
Prasidh Krishna 2 (2) 6 4/54 18.66 6.16 1/0
Shardul Thakur 2 (2) 3 3/37 30.33 6.74 0/0
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 2 (2) 3 2/30 31.00 4.89 0/0

England

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(Batting)

Player Matches (Innings) Runs Highest Score Average 100s/50s
Jonny Bairstow 2 (2) 218 124 109.00 1/1
Jason Roy 2 (2) 101 55 50.50 0/1
Ben Stokes 2 (2) 100 99 50.00 0/1

(Bowling)

Player Matches (Innings) Wickets Best Bowling in an innings Average Economy Rate 4wk/5wk
Ben Stokes 2 (2) 3 3/34 25.33 5.84 0/0
Reece Topley 1 (1) 2 2/50 25.00 6.25 0/0
Mark Wood 1 (1) 2 2/75 37.50 7.50 0/0
Tom Curran 2 (2) 2 2/83 73.00 7.30 0/0

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Jonny Bairstow, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma

Vice-captain – KL Rahul, Ben Stokes, Prasidh Krishna, Jason Roy

Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (1):

Wicket-keeper(s) – KL Rahul (vc)

Batsmen – Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow (C)

All-rounder(s) – Krunal Pandya, Ben Stokes

Bowlers – Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Reece Topley

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Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (2):

Wicket-keeper(s) – Rishabh Pant, Jos Buttler

Batsmen – Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (C), Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow

All-rounder(s) – Hardik Pandya, Ben Stokes (vc)

Bowlers – Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur, Reece Topley

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India vs England 2021, 1st ODI: Fantasy Cricket Tips

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.

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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

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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

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India vs England 2021, 4th T20I: Fantasy Cricket Tips

The hosts India and the visitors England will face each other Thursday (18th March) night at Narendra Modi Stadium (Motera, Ahmedabad) during the fourth game of the five-match T20I series.

England are currently leading this series by a 2-1 margin as they won the first and third games by 8 wickets each while India won the second match by 7 wickets.

India vs England 2021, 4th T20I: Complete Squads

India: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Varun Chakravarthy (doubtful for the entire series), Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Rahul Tewatia, T Natarajan (doubtful for the first T20I), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur.

England: Eoin Morgan (C), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler (wk), Tom Curran, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood

India vs England 2021, 4th T20I: Predicted XIs

India: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli (C), Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini

England: Jason Roy, Jos Buttler (wk), Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan (C), Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Sam Curran,  Jofra Archer, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood

India vs England 2021, 4th T20I: Fantasy Cricket Tips

Indian cricketers in this series

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(Batting)

Player Matches (Innings) Runs Highest Score Average Strike-Rate 100s/50s
Virat Kohli 3 (3) 150 77* 150.00 150.00 0/2
Shreyas Iyer 3 (3) 84 67 42.00 129.23 0/1
Rishabh Pant 3 (3) 72 26 24.00 128.57 0/0
Ishan Kishan 2 (2) 60 56 30.00 146.34 0/1

(Bowling)

Player Matches (Innings) Wickets Best Bowling in an innings Average Economy Rate 4wk/5wk
Washington Sundar 3 (3) 4 2/29 18.25 6.95 0/0
Yuzvendra Chahal 3 (3) 3 3/23 39.66 9.91 0/0

 

England cricketers in this series

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(Batting)

Player Matches (Innings) Runs Highest Score Average Strike-Rate 100s/50s
Jos Buttler 3 (3) 111 83* 55.50 144.15 0/1
Jason Roy 3 (3) 104 49 34.66 130.00 0/0
Jonny Bairstow 3 (3) 86 40* 86.00 143.33 0/0
Dawid Malan 3 (3) 66 24* 33.00 110.00 0/0

(Bowling)

Player Matches (Innings) Wickets Best Bowling in an innings Average Economy Rate 4wk/5wk
Mark Wood 2 (2) 4 3/31 12.75 6.37 0/0
Chris Jordan 3 (3) 4 2/35 25.00 9.23 0/0
Jofra Archer 3 (3) 3 3/23 26.33 6.58 0/0

 

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jason Roy

Vice-captain – Mark Wood

Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (1):

Wicket-keeper(s) – Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow

Batsmen – Shreyas Iyer, Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Jason Roy

All-rounder(s) – Washington Sundar, Ben Stokes

Bowlers – Jofra Archer, Mark Wood (vc), Chris Jordan

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Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (2):

Wicket-keeper(s) – Jos Buttler

Batsmen – Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma (C), Dawid Malan, Jason Roy (vc)

All-rounder(s) – Hardik Pandya, Ben Stokes

Bowlers – Yuzvendra Chahal, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood, Adil Rashid

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India vs England 2021, 3rd T20I: Fantasy Cricket Tips

On Tuesday (16th March) night, the hosts India and the visitors England will face each other at Narendra Modi Stadium (Motera, Ahmedabad) during the third game of the five-match T20I series.

Currently, this series is standing in the 1-1 position as both teams have won one game each in this tournament. While England won the series opener by 8 wickets, India won the next T20I by 7 wickets.

India vs England 2021, 3rd T20I: Complete Squads

India: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Varun Chakravarthy (doubtful for the entire series), Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Rahul Tewatia, T Natarajan (doubtful for the first T20I), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur.

England: Eoin Morgan (C), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler (wk), Tom Curran, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood

India vs England 2021, 3rd T20I: Predicted XIs

India: Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (C), Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Shardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal

England: Jason Roy, Jos Buttler (wk), Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan (C), Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Sam Curran, Tom Curran,  Jofra Archer, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid

India vs England 2021, 3rd T20I: Fantasy Cricket Tips

India

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(Batting)

Player Matches (Innings) Runs Highest Score Average Strike-Rate 100s/50s
Shreyas Iyer 2 (2) 75 67 75.00 133.92 0/1
Virat Kohli 2 (2) 73 73* 73.00 135.18 0/1
Ishan Kishan 1 (1) 56 56 56.00 175.00 0/1
Rishabh Pant 2 (2) 47 26 23.50 130.55 0/0

(Bowling)

Player Matches (Innings) Wickets Best Bowling in an innings Average Economy Rate 4wk/5wk
Washington Sundar 2 (2) 3 2/29 15.66 7.23 0/0
Shardul Thakur 2 (2) 2 2/29 22.50 7.50 0/0
Yuzvendra Chahal 2 (2) 2 1/34 39.00 9.75 0/0

England

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(Batting)

Player Matches (Innings) Runs Highest Score Average Strike-Rate 100s/50s
Jason Roy 2 (2) 95 49 47.50 141.79 0/0
Dawid Malan 2 (2) 48 24* 48.00 111.62 0/0
Jonny Bairstow 2 (2) 46 26* 46.00 143.75 0/0

(Bowling)

Player Matches (Innings) Wickets Best Bowling in an innings Average Economy Rate 4wk/5wk
Jofra Archer 2 (2) 3 3/23 15.66 5.87 0/0
Adil Rashid 2 (2) 2 1/14 26.00 7.42 0/0
Chris Jordan 2 (2) 2 1/27 32.50 9.51 0/0

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Virat Kohli, Jason Roy

Vice-captain – Dawid Malan, Ben Stokes

Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (1):

Wicket-keeper(s) – Rishabh Pant, Jos Buttler

Batsmen – Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Dawid Malan, Jason Roy (C)

All-rounder(s) – Hardik Pandya, Ben Stokes (vc)

Bowlers – Yuzvendra Chahal, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid

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Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (2):

Wicket-keeper(s) – Jonny Bairstow

Batsmen – Shreyas Iyer, Virat Kohli (C), Dawid Malan (vc), Jason Roy, Eoin Morgan

All-rounder(s) – Washington Sundar, Ben Stokes

Bowlers – Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Chris Jordan

 

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India vs England 2021, 2nd T20I: Fantasy Cricket Tips

On Sunday (14th March) night, the hosts India will take on the visitors England in the second match of the five-match T20I series at Narendra Modi Stadium (Motera, Ahmedabad).

England are currently leading this T20I series by the 1-0 margin as the visitors won this series-opener by 8 wickets (with 27 balls remaining).

India vs England 2021, 2nd T20I: Complete Squads

India: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Varun Chakravarthy (doubtful for the entire series), Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Rahul Tewatia, T Natarajan (doubtful for the first T20I), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur.

England: Eoin Morgan (C), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler (wk), Tom Curran, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood

India vs England 2021, 2nd T20I: Predicted XIs

India: Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (C), Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Shardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal

England: Jason Roy, Jos Buttler (wk), Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan (C), Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Sam Curran, Jofra Archer, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood

India vs England 2021, 2nd T20I: Fantasy Cricket Tips

India

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In the opening game of this T20I series, only Shreyas Iyer was the stand-out performer for the hosts as he scored 67 runs off 48 balls. Among the Indian bowlers, Yuzvendra Chahal and Washington Sundar got one wicket each in that match but the bowlers had only a little job as their batsmen failed to put a challenging T20I total.

England

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England pacers bowled really well while Jofra Archer produced the Player of the Match level performance as he finished the match with bowling figures of 4-1-23-3. While most of their bowlers got a wicket in that game, leg-spinner Rashid Khan dismissed the Indian captain Virat Kohli for a duck.

Jason Roy scored 49 runs while his opening partner Jos Buttler scored 28 runs. In that successful chase, Dawid Malan scored 24 not out and Jonny Bairstow scored 26 not out.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Jofra Archer, KL Rahul

Vice-captain – Shreyas Iyer, Jason Roy

Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (1):

Wicket-keeper(s) – Rishabh Pant, Jos Buttler

Batsmen – Hardik Pandya, Shreyas Iyer (vc), Dawid Malan, Jason Roy

All-rounder(s) – Ben Stokes

Bowlers – Yuzvendra Chahal, Jofra Archer (C), Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid

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Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (2):

Wicket-keeper(s) – KL Rahul (C), Jonny Bairstow

Batsmen – Shreyas Iyer, Virat Kohli, Dawid Malan, Jason Roy (vc), Eoin Morgan

All-rounder(s) – Ben Stokes

Bowlers – Yuzvendra Chahal, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood

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India vs England 2021, 1st T20I: Fantasy Cricket Tips

On Friday (12th March) night, the hosts India will face the visitors England in the first match of the five-match T20I series at Narendra Modi Stadium (Motera, Ahmedabad).

It will be their first T20I meeting since July 2018. On the other hand, their upcoming T20I match will also be their first white-ball match in this calendar year. Both top-level teams are looking for a positive start in this crucial T20I series.

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India vs England 2021, 1st T20I: Complete Squads

India: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Varun Chakravarthy (doubtful for the entire series), Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Rahul Tewatia, T Natarajan (doubtful for the first T20I), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur.

England: Eoin Morgan (C), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler (wk), Tom Curran, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood

India vs England 2021, 1st T20I: Predicted XIs

India: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (C), Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Washington Sundar, Deepak Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal

England: Jason Roy, Jos Buttler (wk), Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan (C), Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid

India vs England 2021, 1st T20I: Fantasy Cricket Tips

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma

Vice-captain – Ben Stokes, Hardik Pandya

Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (1):

Wicket-keeper(s) – KL Rahul

Batsmen – Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma (C), Eoin Morgan, Dawid Malan

All-rounder(s) – Sam Curran, Ben Stokes (vc)

Bowlers – Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid

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Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (2):

Wicket-keeper(s) – KL Rahul (C), Jonny Bairstow

Batsmen – Hardik Pandya (vc), Rohit Sharma, Eoin Morgan, Jason Roy

All-rounder(s) – Ben Stokes

Bowlers – Yuzvendra Chahal, Jofra Archer, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid

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India vs England 2021, 4th Test: Fantasy Cricket Tips

The fourth or last game of the four-match Test series between the hosts India and the visitors England will begin this Thursday (4th March) morning at Narendra Modi Stadium (Motera, Ahmedabad).

Before this forthcoming Test match, India are leading this series by a 2-1 margin. After losing the first Test of this Test series by 227 runs at Chennai, the hosts won the next two matches by 317 runs and 10 wickets at Chennai and Ahmedabad (pink-ball Test) respectively.

India vs England 2021, 4th Test: Complete Squads

India: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vc), KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav

England: Joe Root (C), James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Dominic Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Olly Stone, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.

India vs England 2021, 4th Test: Playing XIs

India (predicted): Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (C), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Siraj

England (predicted): Zak Crawley, Dom Sibley, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root (C), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Ben Foakes (wk), Dom Bess, Jofra Archer, Jack Leach, James Anderson.

India vs England 2021, 4th Test: Fantasy Cricket Tips

India

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(Batting)

Player Matches (Innings) Runs Average Highest Score 100s/50s
Rohit Sharma 3 (6) 296 59.20 161 1/1
Ravichandran Ashwin 3 (5) 176 35.20 106 1/0
Virat Kohli 3 (5) 172 34.40 72 0/2
Rishabh Pant 3 (5) 169 42.25 91 0/2

(Bowling)

Player Matches (Innings) Wickets Average Best Bowling in an innings Best Bowling in a match 5wk/10wk
Ravichandran Ashwin 3 (6) 24 15.70 6/61 9/207 2/0
Axar Patel 2 (4) 18 9.44 6/38 11/70 3/1
Ishant Sharma 3 (5) 6 22.83 2/22 3/76 0/0

England

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(Batting)

Player Matches (Innings) Runs Average Highest Score 100s/50s
Joe Root 3 (6) 333 55.50 218 1/0
Ben Stokes 3 (6) 146 24.33 82 0/1
Dom Sibley 3 (6) 129 21.50 87 0/1

(Bowling)

Player Matches (Innings) Wickets Average Best Bowling in an innings Best Bowling in a match 5wk/10wk
Jack Leach 3 (6) 16 26.75 4/54 6/178 0/0
Moeen Ali (Unavailable) 1 (2) 8 28.25 4/98 8/226 0/0
Joe Root 3 (5) 6 14.16 5/8 5/33 1/0

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Joe Root

Vice-captain – Rohit Sharma, Jack Leach

Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (1):

Wicket-keeper(s) – Rishabh Pant, Ben Foakes

Batsmen – Shubman Gill, Rohit Sharma, Dom Sibley

All-rounder(s) – Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin (C), Joe Root (vc)

Bowlers – Ishant Sharma, Dom Bess, Jack Leach

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Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (2):

Wicket-keeper(s) – Rishabh Pant

Batsmen – Cheteshwar Pujara, Rohit Sharma, Rohit Sharma (C)

All-rounder(s) – Washington Sundar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Joe Root

Bowlers – Ishant Sharma, Dom Bess, Jack Leach (vc), James Anderson

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India vs England 2021, 3rd Test: Fantasy Cricket Tips

The third game of the four-match Test series between the hosts India and the visitors England will begin on Wednesday (24th February) afternoon while the newly re-build Sardar Patel Stadium (Motera, Ahmedabad) will host this Test match.

This Test match is going to be very special as it will be the first-ever day/night pink-ball Test match between India and England. While Chennai hosted the first two games of this Test series, the visitors won the Test series opener by 227 runs and the hosts won the next Test by 317 runs. So, this Test series is currently standing in the 1-1 position with two more Tests to go.

India vs England 2021, 3rd Test: Complete Squads

India: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vc), KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav

England: Joe Root (C), James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Dominic Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Olly Stone, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.

India vs England 2021, 3rd Test: Playing XIs

India (predicted): Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (C), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah

England (predicted): Zak Crawley, Dom Sibley, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root (C), Ben Stokes, Ben Foakes (wk), Dom Bess, Jofra Archer, Jack Leach, James Anderson, Mark Wood.

India vs England 2021, 3rd Test: Fantasy Cricket Tips

India

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Indian cricketers are currently in really good form but their last pink-ball Test match experience in Australia will not get out of their mind at least ahead of this Test match. Currently, skipper Virat Kohli, opening partners Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant etc all are in good touch. Most importantly, if some of them are failing, others are trying their best to play their crucial roles to make up those failures. While Rohit Sharma scored a great century in the last Test, Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara are waiting for their international century for more than a year.

In the last Test, Ravichandran Ashwin scored a brilliant century and also took eight wickets, including one fifer. There is no doubt that Ashwin is in superb touch at the latest moment.

Axar Patel made his Test debut in the last game and impressed with the ball in hand as he took seven wickets, including a fifer in the fourth innings. India’s most wicket-taker in pink-ball Test Umesh Yadav (11 wickets in 2 matches) has also returned to the Test squad after recovering from the injury.

England

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England have played three day/night pink-ball Test match where they have won only once and suffered two defeats. So, the visitors will also face a very tough challenge in the forthcoming pink-ball Test match, especially when they last time played the pink ball Test in early 2018.

Test captain Joe Root is the crucial name in England’s present Test batting line-up. Before the last Test match, where he scored 6 and 33 runs, Root scored three daddy hundreds in the previous three Tests (all in Asia), including two double centuries. Ben Stokes, who also failed to score big runs in the last three innings, scored 82 runs in the first innings of this India tour. But the visitors will miss Moeen Ali, who scored a firing 43-run knock off 18 balls in the fourth innings of the last Test when the pitch was most difficult for the batsmen.

The right-arm pacer James Anderson is likely to return to the Test playing XI due to his recent good form while Stuart Broad is struggling in this Asia tour. The left-arm spinner Jack Leach and off-spinner Dom Bess have also impressed in this Asia tour.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Ravichandran Ashwin, Joe Root

Vice-captain – Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma

Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (1):

Wicket-keeper(s) – Rishabh Pant

Batsmen – Joe Root, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (vc), Rohit Sharma

All-rounder(s) –Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin (C)

Bowlers – Dom Bess, Jack Leach, James Anderson, Ishant Sharma

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Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (2):

Wicket-keeper(s) – Rishabh Pant

Batsmen – Joe Root (C), Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma (vc)

All-rounder(s) – Ben Stokes, Ravichandran Ashwin

Bowlers – Dom Bess, Jack Leach, James Anderson, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav

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Mark Wood Withdraws From IPL 2021 Auction

England pacer Mark Wood will no longer be a part of the IPL 2021 auction as he decided to withdraw from the extravagant T20 league this season just one day before the auction is scheduled in Chennai on 18th February.

On the eve of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 auction, one of the most sought-after English players, Mark Wood, who played a solitary match for CSK, decided to withdraw his name from the T20 league.

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Mark Wood- CSK Image-Twitter.

Mark Wood’s Decision To Withdraw Name From IPL 2021 Auction Came Amidst Criticism Of England’s Rotation Policy

Mark Wood had earlier registered himself for the highest base price of INR 2 crore and was among the 292 players who were finally shortlisted by the 8 franchises for the mini-auction in Chennai. He will now no longer be in the auction pool after withdrawing due to spending time with family.

The decision came amidst the criticism of England’s tricky rotation policy in international cricket. A number of English players have been rotated over the course of the two Tests against India in Chennai so far.

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England fast bowler Mark Wood Photograph: Ricardo Mazalán/AP

Moeen Ali, England’s finest performer in the 2nd Test at Chepauk where he bagged 8 scalps and top-scored in 2nd innings of 2nd Test, has been sent home as part of the same rotation policy while pacer Mark Wood now looks set to feature in the third Test in Ahmedabad alongside batsman Jonny Bairstow. The England pacer had played a solitary game in IPL 2018 for Chennai Super Kings where he went wicketless.

England named a 17-men squad for the third Test- a day-night affair at Ahmedabad against India, after suffering defeat in the 2nd Test. England continued with their rotation policy resting key players as spin-bowling all-rounder Moeen Ali has been rested while the duo of Jonny Bairstow and Mark Wood, both of whom were unavailable for the first two Tests in Chennai, has made a return to the squad.

All-rounder Sam Curran didn’t travel to India alongside Jonny Bairstow and Mark Wood this week as scheduled and he will not be available for selection in the third Test in Ahmedabad from February 24.

Mark Wood Decided To Pull Out Of IPL 2021 To Spend More Time With Family

As per a report in Sportstar, the reason behind his decision to pull out of the league at the last minute is lack of family time. Since the English pacer is now a part of the series against India, he could be in the country for several months if one of the 8 franchises picks him up at the auction.

Since he wants to spend more time with his family, he decided to opt-out of the auction event and not extend his stay beyond the international assignment he has come in for.

Sam Curran and Moeen Ali. @ Twitter/England Cricket
Sam Curran and Moeen Ali. @ Twitter/England Cricket

The pacer has represented England in 18 Tests, 53 ODIs, and 11 T20Is so far and had only joined the squad after the 2nd Test. He has played only one match in the T20 league so far and it came for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in 2018 as per the Indian Premier League records.

Several English players are left in the IPL 14 auction pool, including the likes of Alex Hales, Moeen Ali, and Jason Roy. Another 8 English players were retained by IPL franchises including Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer.

The retained England Cricketers for IPL 2021 are Jofra Archer (RR), Ben Stokes (RR), Jos Buttler (RR), Eoin Morgan (KKR), Chris Jordan (KXIP), Sam Curran (KXIP), Jonny Bairstow (SRH), Chris Woakes (DC).

With his last-minute withdrawal, a total of 291 players will go under the hammer in Chennai of which 164 will be Indians and 124 will overseas players while three players will be from Associate nations.

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India vs England 2021, 2nd Test: Fantasy Cricket Tips

From Saturday (13th February) morning, the hosts India and the visitors England will face each other in the second Test of the four-match series at MA Chidambaram Stadium (Chepauk, Chennai).

At present, the visitors England are leading this Test series by the 1-0 margin with three to go. While Chennai also hosted this Test series opener, the visitors won that match by 227 runs.

India vs England 2021, 2nd Test: Complete Squads

India: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vc), KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur

England: Joe Root (C), Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Dom Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Olly Stones, Chris Woakes

India vs England 2021, 2nd Test: Latest Inclusion(s) And Exclusion(s)

India

(Inclusion)

  • Axar Patel returned to the national side after recovering from a knee injury.

England

(Exclusion)

  • Jofra Archer will miss this Test match due to elbow injury.

India vs England 2021, 2nd Test: Playing XIs

India: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (C), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah

England: Rory Burns, Dom Sibley, Dan Lawrence, Joe Root (C), Ollie Pope, Ben Stokes, Ben Foakes (wk), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach.

India vs England 2021, 2nd Test: Fantasy Cricket Tips

India

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Captain Virat Kohli scored 72 runs in the last innings of the first Test of this series when most other Indian batsmen failed in that fourth innings. Opener Shubman Gill, top-order batsman Chateshwar Pujara and wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant are in very good touch with the bat. All-rounder Washington Sundar is also very effective in the lower-middle-order batting.

Ravichandran Ashwin is playing vital roles as an off-spinner and lower-order batsman. Another all-rounder Axar Patel may start his Test career from this upcoming Test match, who missed the last Test due to an injury. Pacers Ishant Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah bowled well in the last Test.

England

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Despite the strong victory in the Test series opener, the visitors England have decided to experiment with their playing XI in the second Test and that too in a big way. While Jofra Archer is unavailable for the upcoming Test due to an injury, James Anderson, Dom Bess and Jos Buttler will also miss the second Test match. Meanwhile, Stuart Broad, Moeen Ali, Ben Foakes are most likely to join in the playing XI along with either Olly Stone or Chris Woakes.

Test captain Joe Root is currently in a dream form with his bat as he scored three big centuries in the last three Tests, including scoring two double-centuries. Also, opener Dom Sibley and all-rounder Ben Stokes scored crucial half-centuries in their first innings of this Test series opener. While off-spinner Dom Bess was their best bowler in the first innings of the last Test, experienced pacer James Anderson and left-arm spinner Jack Leach were their top bowlers in the fourth innings of that Test match.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Joe Root, Ravichandran Ashwin, Virat Kohli

Vice-captain – Rishabh Pant, Jack Leach, Ben Stokes

Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (1):

Wicket-keeper(s) – Rishabh Pant

Batsmen – Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Joe Root (C)

All-rounder(s) –Washington Sundar, Ravichandran Ashwin (vc), Moeen Ali, Ben Stokes

Bowlers – Ishant Sharma, Jack Leach, Stuart Broad

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Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket (2):

Wicket-keeper(s) – Rishabh Pant (vc), Ben Foakes

Batsmen – Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (C), Joe Root

All-rounder(s) – Ravichandran Ashwin, Chris Woakes

Bowlers – Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Jack Leach

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