India Tour of England 2022: England vs India – 1st ODI Preview and Updates

After the visitors won the T20I series 2-1, England and India will meet again in an ODI series. The first game is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon at The Oval in London. England has only played three One-Day Internationals in the last year, all of which were against the Netherlands. In February, India last played in this format against the West Indies. Continue reading for a preview of this game. This day-night ODI gets underway at 13:00 local time.

In this format of the game, England was in excellent form on their recent trip to the Netherlands. India, on the other hand, will be a much tougher opponent and will push England all the way.

India will enter this series with high spirits after winning the T20I series 2-1. The visitors have a team full of players who excel at playing with the white ball.

England vs India

England vs India

Match Details to Note

Match: England vs India, 1st ODI, India Tour of England 2022

Date: July 12, 2022 (Tuesday)

Time: 5:30 PM IST

Venue: Kennington Oval, London

England Team News:

During the T20I series, England was not far from their best XI, with only all-rounder Ben Stokes a likely addition to the side. He returns to the squad for this series, joining Joe Root to form a formidable batting lineup. England is not at full strength due to long-term injuries to Jofra Archer, Chris Woakes, and Ollie Stone.

England Squad

Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Liam Livingstone, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk/c), Moeen Ali, David Willey, Brydon Carse, Matthew Parkinson, Reece Topley, Craig Overton, Sam Curran, Philip Salt, Harry Brook

Players to watch out for:

Jonny Bairstow

Despite being a white-ball star for the last five years, Bairstow’s Test form has been so impressive that he has now scored more Test tons than ODI tons.

Joe Root

We saw in some of his Test shots this summer that Root has added some pro-active T20 style batting to his game. He is a very consistent ODI batter who is in excellent form.

Brydon Carse

In two games in the Netherlands, the right-arm pace bowler took 3-85. He’ll love the surface and pitch conditions in South London.

Possible Playing XI:

Jason Roy, Johnny Bairstow, Joe Root, Jos Buttler (c & wk), Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, Ben Stokes, Sam Curran, David Willey, Reece Topley, Matthew Parkinson

England Team Form

England has won their last seven games in this format, with their last defeat coming in March 2021 against India in Pune.

India Team News:

The depth of India’s lineup across all formats is a frightening prospect for the rest of the world. Even before bringing the top players into the T20I squad on Saturday, they had already won one game in the series. There are no injuries in the squad for this match.

India Squad

Rohit Sharma (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan, Prasidh Krishna, Mohammed Siraj, Arshdeep Singh

Players to watch out for:

Rohit Sharma

The captain, who appears to be at ease, has an incredible ODI batting record. In this format, he has a best score of 264 against Sri Lanka in 2014.

Suryakumar Yadav

The 31 year old middle-order batsman, scored his first international century on Saturday at Trent Bridge. His 117 points came from just 55 balls.

Mohammed Shami

The vastly experienced bowler is at ease representing India in all formats. His best ODI statistics are 5-69.

Possible Playing XI:

Rohit Sharma (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravi Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna

India Team Form

India dominated the West Indies in their most recent ODI series. They did, however, lose their most recent away ODI series 3-0 to South Africa in January.

England vs India Top Team Batsmen:

Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, and Joe Root are our England batting picks. Buttler has ten ODI centuries to his name.

With the bat, we recommend Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Shikhar Dhawan for India. Dhawan had a strong IPL season in 2022 and has 17 ODI centuries.

England vs India Top Team Bowlers:

Our bowling selections for England are Reece Topley, Brydon Carse, and Matt Parkinson. Carse has nine wickets in five appearances for England.

Our bowling picks for India are Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Mohammed Siraj. Chahal has 104 ODI wickets and is a talented wicket taker regardless of the pitch conditions.

England vs India Head to Head

Despite being a very strong ODI side over the last five years, England is still playing catch-up with India in overall head-to-head matches in this format. India has a 55-43 lead.

England vs India Head to Head Stats in ODI

  Matches Played ENG Won IND Won Draw Tie
Overall 103 43 55 2 3
Last 5 5 3 2 0 0

England vs India Toss Prediction

Although it will be tempting to bat first and score big in the first innings, we predict that both captains will be wary of an increase in humidity later in the match and will prefer to field second.

England vs India Pitch Report

The Oval has long been known for producing hard and bouncy wickets. This year’s T20 Blast has seen plenty of high-scoring games, despite the fact that the pace bowlers have always been dangerous.

This game will be played during the UK heatwave. Despite the cloud cover, the temperature will remain in the 30s throughout the day.

England vs India Prediction

The teams were separated by only one match in the T20I series, and the Test series, which began last summer, ended in a draw. We anticipate an exciting encounter in this series, which we expect to be equally close. We believe India will win the first game of the series.

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