Who will win IND vs ENG 1st ODI : Team India registered a clinical 36-run victory in the fifth and final T20I match against England to seal the five-match T20I series 3-2 against the No.1 T20I side. After a thrilling battle in the T20I series, both the heavyweight teams will now be crossing swords in a three-match ODI series starting with the first ODI on 23rd March. While considering the current situation of coronavirus pandemic, it has been confirmed that all of the three ODI matches will be played behind closed doors at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.
Both India and England have some quality cricketers in their ranks who will be featuring in the upcoming ODI series. The hosts have a solid top-order with the trio of Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and captain Virat Kohli alongside the duo of Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul taking care of the middle-order. After a brilliant performance in the recently concluded T20I series, Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be spearheading the Indian pace attack with the likes of Natarajan and Shardul Thakur. Hardik Pandya will also play a crucial role both with the bat and ball.
On the other hand, 2019 World Cup winners England will be playing in this series without two of their crucial players in Joe Root and Jofra Archer. England will be baking upon the likes of Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes to contribute majorly in the batting department. The visitors also have the likes of Mark Wood, Sam Curran and Tom Curran as the pacers while leg-spinner Adil Rashid will be crucial with the ball as well.
The India vs England 1st ODI match will be streamed live via HotStar.
Which channel will telecast India vs England Live 1st ODI on TV?
The 1st ODI match will be aired live on the Star Sports Network in India.
India vs England 1st ODI: When and what time will the IND vs ENG 1st ODI Match Start?
India vs England 1st ODI match will start at 01:30 PM (IST, local time) and will be played at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune.
Toss will once again play an important role in the upcoming England vs India ODI series. The Virat Kohli-led Indian team will surely start as favourites in the first ODI as they are coming into this game after clinching the five-match T20I series 3-2.
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