Pune: The Indian team will play the third and final match of the series against England in a decisive match in Pune on Sunday. After the crushing defeat in the second ODI on Friday, there is the possibility of change in the playing eleven of the Indian team has increased. Batting first, India had scored a score of 336 but the team could not defend it due to poor bowling.
In the first ODI, where the Indian bowlers bowled excellently, then in the second ODI, the Indian bowlers looked ineffective. Especially spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Krunal Pandya were beaten up a lot. Both of them bowled a total of 16 overs in the second match, in which they scored 156 runs. In such a situation, captain Virat Kohli can exclude these two from the team today.
KL Rahul came to bat at number four in the second ODI due to the injury of Shreyas Iyer. Rahul had taken advantage of this opportunity to score a magnificent century. He scored an excellent inning of 108 runs in 114 balls. In such a situation, he will once again be seen playing at number four. At the same time, Rishabh Pant will bat at number five.
In the decisive match, Captain Virat Kohli can replace Washington Sundar and Yuzvendra Chahal from playing eleven in place of Kuldeep Yadav and Krunal Pandya. In the second ODI, Krunal gave 72 runs in six overs and Kuldeep gave 84 runs in 10 overs. At the same time, both bowlers proved to be expensive in the first ODI.
India’s Predicted Playing 11 – Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Virat Kohli (captain), KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Prasidh Krishna.