India vs England 1st ODI Dream XI Predictions: Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma to open | Cricket Information
Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Monday (March 22) confirmed that Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma will probably be their opening pair for the primary ODI in opposition to England on Tuesday (March 23) at Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium in Pune.
“So far as the opening mixture is anxious, Shikhar (Dhawan) and Rohit (Sharma) will certainly begin. They’ve been superb for us previously few years,” he mentioned in the course of the pre-match convention.
Notably, the sequence is especially essential for the 35-year-old Dhawan, who did not make an impression within the first T20 in Ahmedabad earlier than warming the benches the remaining two video games which India received.
With the administration having loads of choices in (Shubman Gill) and out of doors (Prithvi Shaw and Devdutt Padikkal) the squad for the opening slot, it will likely be a litmus check for ‘Gabbar’ to show himself within the lung-opener.
The ODI format provides Dhawan the time he must construct his innings. With a great deal of expertise underneath his belt, the Delhi batsman might nicely return to kind come Tuesday.
In the meantime, for the Indian crew, the sequence can be an extension of its preparations for the T20 World Cup later this yr. The 50-over-format, basically, stays low precedence in 2021 with no main tournaments across the nook.
IND vs ENG 1st ODI, Dream 11 crew prediction
IND vs ENG 1st ODI, Dream 11 Captain: Virat Kohli
IND vs ENG 1ST ODI, Dream 11 Vice-captain: Eoin Morgan
IND vs ENG 1ST ODI, Dream 11 Wicket keeper: Jos Buttler, Rishabh Pant
IND vs ENG 1ST ODI, Dream 11 Batsmen: Rohit Sharma, Dawid Malan
IND vs ENG 1ST ODI, Dream 11 All-rounders: Hardik Pandya, Ben Stokes
IND vs ENG 1ST ODI, Dream 11 Bowlers: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur, Adil Rashid
Predicted Taking part in XIs
Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (C), Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (WK), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Shardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal and T Natarajan
Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Eoin Morgan (C), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (WK), Moeen Ali/Sam Billings, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Mark Wooden and Reece Topley/Tom Curran
Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul, Shardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Mohd Siraj, Prasidh Krishna, Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal
Eoin Morgan (C), Liam Livingstone, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, Mark Wooden, Adil Rashid, Sam Curran, Matt Parkinson, Tom Curran, Sam Billings, and Reece Topley.