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IND vs ENG Dream11 Team: Top 5 Fantasy Cricket Picks for India vs England 3rd ODI


IND vs ENG Dream11 Team: England registered a thumping 6-wicket victory over India in the second IND vs ENG ODI match to level the three-match ODI series 1-1. After India posted 336/6 due to KL Rahul’s remarkable century and Rishabh Pant’s terrific big-hitting prowess but the England trio of Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes absolutely decimated the Indian bowling attack with their batting carnage to turn the match on its head. Just like the T20Is, India and England will once again fight out in a series deciding 3rd ODI match in Pune on March 28.

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IND vs ENG Dream11 Team Fantasy Picks

1. Jonny Bairstow

England’s swashbuckling opener Jonny Bairstow has been in a tremendous form in this ongoing India vs England ODI series. Bairstow smashed a remarkable knock of 94 runs off just 66 balls in the first ODI. The right-hander also looked in a sizzling touch in the 2nd ODI match where he composed an outstanding innings of 124 runs off 112 balls that included 11 fours and 7 sixes. He has been involved in 3 century partnerships in the ODI series so far.

Jonny Bairstow’s last 3 scores against India in ODIs: 124, 94, 111

2. Virat Kohli

Although the century drought continues but Indian captain Virat Kohli has been playing some crucial consistent knocks for his team. Kohli played a fine knock of 56 runs in the first ODI while he scored 66 runs off 79 balls in the previous game and in both the ODI, the modern master looked in a fabulous touch. He also has a fantastic record in ODIs at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune and thus, the fans can expect a big century in the series deciding England vs India 3rd ODI.

Virat Kohli in ODIs in Pune
Matches: 6
Runs: 441
50: 3
100: 2
Avg: 73.6

3. Ben Stokes

It was an absolute carnage of sixes and fours when Ben Stokes was smashing the Indian bowlers all over the park in the second ODI in Pune. While continuing to bat at the No.3 position, Ben Stokes played a sensational innings of 99 runs off only 52 balls that included 10 sixes and 4 fours. Stokes compiled a terrific match-defining 175-run partnership with Jonny Bairstow to completely take the game away from India’s reach. The England all-rounder also bowled really well in the first ODI returning with excellent figures of 3 for 34 in his 8 overs which included a maiden as well.

Ben Stokes vs India in ODIs since 2017
Innings- 8
Runs- 354
50- 5
Avg- 44.25
Wickets- 8

4. KL Rahul

KL Rahul has been a vital clog in the India’s middle-order in 50-over cricket in the last couple of years. While returning to form after a poor form in the T20Is, Rahul composed a spectacular knock of 108 runs off 114 balls that included 7 fours and 2 sixes in the second ODI against England. The Karnataka right-hander also smashed an unbeaten innings of 62 runs off 43 balls in the first ODI. He will be looking to play another impactful innings in the series decider on Sunday.

KL Rahul in ODIs since 2020
Matches- 11
Runs- 613
50- 4
100- 2
Avg- 55.72

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5. Rohit Sharma

Although, India’s senior opener Rohit Sharma is yet to fire in the ongoing three-match ODI series against England but he still remains a pivotal factor while considering the top picks in Dream11 fantasy teams in the Today Match Prediction. In both the two ODIs against England, Rohit has fallen due to soft dismissals while looking tentative during his innings early on but the right-hander has a sizzling record in must-win clashes for India. Rohit has an impressive record against England in ODIs having scored 507 runs in 15 matches at an average of 46.09.

Rohit Sharma vs England in ODIs
Matches- 15
Runs- 507
50- 2
100- 2
Avg- 46.09

India vs England 3rd ODI live

The third and final ODI between the two heavyweight teams will be hosted at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on 28th March. Watch India vs England Live 3rd ODI on Hotstar and Star Sports. The first ball will be bowled at 1:30 PM (IST).

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Kuljyot Singh

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