Staff India is about to kick off the England tour on the finish of this week once they play the rearranged fifth Take a look at from final 12 months’s tour, which won’t solely decide the outcomes of the five-match sequence however may also present them a mirror for the roadmap forward within the WTC 2021-23 cycle.
Simply after the conclusion of the one-off Take a look at, India will flip into the blue colors to play the white-ball leg comprising three T20 Internationals adopted by as many ODI matches.
All six white-ball fixtures between England and India might be held at totally different venues in the UK. Each the groups have already introduced their squads for the rescheduled fifth and closing Take a look at in Birmingham however they’re but to disclose their white-ball squads.
England will clearly see a change within the white-ball management after veteran skipper Eoin Morgan introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket on Tuesday (June 28).
India may also play beneath the management of Rohit Sharma for the primary time in England. Nevertheless, the Indian skipper isn’t sure to play the one-off Take a look at after contracting the virus final week and goes beneath an isolation interval. India will miss the companies of injured gamers KL Rahul and Kuldeep Yadav with Ruturaj Gaikwad being the most recent so as to add to the listing.
India final performed the ODI sequence in opposition to West Indies at dwelling, the place they clear swept the Kieron Pollard & co 3-0 after struggling a whitewash by the hands of South Africa of their final abroad ODI sequence earlier in January.
Allow us to have a look at India’s predicted 15-member ODI squad.
IND vs ENG: India ODI Squad vs England (Predicted)
1) Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma is prone to be match by the point India begins the three-match ODI sequence on July 12. This might be the primary abroad project for the 35-year-old within the 50-over format as India captain after he missed the ODI sequence in opposition to South Africa in the beginning of the 12 months as a result of a hamstring damage.
Rohit has amassed 9238 runs in 230 ODI matches and 544 of these runs have been scored in opposition to England. Rohit will take a leaf from his magnificent 2019 World Cup expertise, the place he scored 5 centuries within the showpiece occasion in England and completed because the main run-scorer with 648 runs at a mean of 81.