India won the three T20I against England with a lead of 2-1. They are with higher confidence levels to encounter the hosts in the three ODI series to be commenced from 12th July 2018 at Trent Bridge. There may be no remarkable changes in the ODI since the line-up was successful since the team did impressively to date. Here are some of the predictions about the Indian team to take on England in the first ODI on 12th Julyindian-odi-teamIf Indians can manage to win the ODI series by the lead of 3-0, India can surpass England in the ICC ODI rankings who settled at the top position with 126 points.

Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma

Shikhar Dhawan was struggling with form since the beginning of T20I series against England and he scored only 19 runs from three games. But he scored 856 runs at England with a strike rate of 100 runs for 100 balls. He is expected to bounce back in the ODI series. He slammed 4361 runs from 102 ODIs.

Rohit Sharma suffered poor form before the series against Ireland and he slammed an unbeaten hundred against England to guide India towards the series victory. He slammed 137 runs in the three T20I series and scored 6594 runs from 174 innings. In England, he scored 533 runs from 12 matches at the strike rate of 87.

Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, and Shreyas Iyer

Virat Kohli is undoubtedly the greatest batsman in the world. He scored a negotiable score of 43 runs in the third T20I. This skipper is elated with the T20I series against England and Ireland. He scored 110 runs from the entire series. He scored 9588 runs from 200 ODIs at the strike rate of 92 and in England, he scored 682 runs from 19 matches at the strike rate of 90.81.

KL Rahul is in good form since the Nidahas tournament and did very well in this IPL for Kings XI Punjab. He scored an unbeaten hundred in the first T20I against England but did not make any good impact in the rest of the series. He scored 248 runs from 9 innings this year at the strike rate of 81 in ODIs this year.

Shreyas Iyer is currently leading the India A team and won a tri-series for India A against England Lions and West Indies A. He did impressively for Delhi Daredevils and he expects to make a good start in the ODI series against England. He scored 260 runs from 5 matches with the strike rate above 96.33.

Hardik Pandya and MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni is in the best of his form this year and won the third IPL title for Chennai Super Kings this year.  He scored 32 runs off 24 balls in the T20I series from the single game he batted. He slammed 9967 runs off 272 innings in ODIs and in England, he scored 586 runs in 18 innings at the strike rate of 87.

Hardik Pandya is one of the best all-rounders India had. He slammed 33 off 14 balls in the third T20I to finish the match for India and picked 4 wickets by conceding 38 runs. His skills to pick the wickets turned many heads towards him. He picked 39 wickets off 38 games at an economy rate of 5.45. In England, he picked 4 wickets from 5 games at an economy rate of 6.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddharth Kaul, Kuldeep Yadav, and Yuzwendra Chahal

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is facing a tough time since the beginning of this year due to injury woes. He did economically in the T20I series against England and missed out the last game due to a fitness issue. He picked 90 wickets from 86 games at the economy rate of 5. He picked 18 wickets in 14 matches in England with an economy rate of 4.3.

Siddharth Kaul made his debut in the T20I series against England and picked 3 wickets from two T20Is at an economy rate of 6.5. He played an impressive role for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2018.

Kuldeep Yadav made a splendid performance in the first T20I against England and stood as the first chinaman bowler to pick 5 wickets from one game in the T20I format. He picked 39 wickets from 18 matches at an economy rate of 4.8.

Yuzwendra Chahal is one of the impressive wrist spinners India had just like Kuldeep Yadav. The duo was called as spin-twins. He is one of the trustworthy bowlers for team India and the Captain who picked 42 wickets from 25 ODIs at an economy rate of 4.76. He picked a solitary wicket in the T20I series against England but expects to do well in the ODI series.

Published by Priyanka Gogia

Hello, This is Priyanka Gogia, I am Chief Editor at Wisden Infotech & a cricket lover of-course.

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