England vs India 2022, 1st T20I: Preview – Pitch Report, Probable XI & Match Prediction

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  • The first T20I between England and India will take place at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on July 07.

  • Rohit Sharma has returned to lead Team India.

England vs India 2022, 1st T20I: Preview – Pitch Report, Probable XI & Match Prediction
England vs India, First T20I Prediction (Image Source: Twitter)
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England and India are all set to take on  each other in a three-match T20I series, starting July 07 at the Rose Bowl in Southampton. Both sides recently faced off in the rescheduled fifth Test, which the hosts won by seven wickets and levelled the five-match series 2-2.

Head-to-Head record:

Played: 19 | ENG won: 09 | IND won: 10 | No result: 0

Pitch Report:

The pitch at the Rose Bowl will offer support to both batters and bowlers. In the nine T20Is played so far at this venue, the team defending has won on five occasions. Therefore, the captain winning the toss might look to bowl first.

Probable XIs:

England: Jos Buttler (c, wk), Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, David Willey, Reece Topley, Tymal Mills, Matthew Parkinson.

India: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Sanju Samson, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Avesh Khan.

Match Prediction:

Case 1:

  • England wins the toss and bowls first
  • Powerplay score: 40-50
  • India total: 165-175

Case 2:

  • India wins the toss and bowls first
  • Powerplay score: 45-55
  • England total: 170-180

Team batting second to win the contest.

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