T20 World Cup 2024, IND vs ENG Match Up: Top 5 Player Battles to Watch Out For

Published on: Jun 27, 2024 2:00 pm IST|Updated on: Jun 27, 2024 11:51 am IST

IND vs ENG T20 World Cup 2024 Match Up

India (IND) will take on England (ENG) in the 2nd semi-final match of the T20 World Cup 2024 at the Providence Stadium in Guyana.

India enters this high-stakes semi-final as the clear favorite, riding on a wave of exceptional performances that have seen them remain undefeated throughout the tournament. Meanwhile, England, the defending champions, have had a fair journey to the semi-finals, with four wins in their last five games. They will be looking to give their all for a place in the final. Let’s explore five interesting matchups to watch in IND vs ENG.

  1. Virat Kohli vs Chris Jordan

Virat Kohli has been going through a rough phase in the tournament but is known for his big-match performances. He has impressive scores of 72, 89, and 50 in his T20 World Cup semi-final appearances. However, he faces an even contest against Chris Jordan, who has dismissed him thrice in their 12 meetings after conceding 97 runs off 75 balls.

Runs 97
Balls 75
Dismissals 3
Average 32.22
Strike-Rate 129.33

2. Rohit Sharma vs Moeen Ali

Rohit Sharma has been phenomenal with the bat at the top of the order but faces a test of temperament against spinners. In this crucial clash against England, he needs to be cautious against Moeen Ali, who has dismissed him twice in just 4 T20 meetings after conceding 21 runs off 13 balls.

Runs 21
Balls 13
Dismissals 2
Average 10.50
Strike-Rate 161.53

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3. Jos Buttler vs Jasprit Bumrah

Jos Buttler is in fine form with the bat and is known as a big-match player. However, in his upcoming encounter against India, he will face the challenge of the world-class Jasprit Bumrah, who has been impressive so far in the tournament. Buttler has scored just 71 runs off 82 balls faced by Bumrah and has been dismissed four times in the process.

Runs 71
Balls 82
Dismissals 4
Average 17.75
Strike-Rate 86.58

4. Rishabh Pant vs Chris Jordan

Rishabh Pant has been quite impressive in the tournament so far after being promoted up the batting order. However, he has struggled to score freely against death specialist Chris Jordan, who has dismissed him twice in 7 meetings after conceding 29 runs off 25 balls.

Runs 29
Balls 25
Dismissals 2
Average 14.50
Strike-Rate 116.00

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5. Suryakumar Yadav vs Adil Rashid

Suryakumar Yadav is an attacking batter who has been a fine asset for India in the middle order. He averages 45.67 against England in this format and also has an intriguing contest against their top spinner Adil Rashid, scoring 39 runs at a strike rate of 229.41 despite being dismissed twice in 17 balls.

Runs 39
Balls 17
Dismissals 2
Average 19.50
Strike-Rate 229.41
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