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| On Oct 17, 2021 7:30 PM IST

IND vs ENG Dream 11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch Report, Team Details

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IND vs ENG Dream11 Prediction: The 12th warm-up match in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 is scheduled to be played between India and England on 18 October (Monday) at the ICC Academy Ground in Dubai. This will be the first warm-up match for both these teams and they will want to utilize this great opportunity for England and India to pick their best combination for the T20 World Cup.

IND vs ENG Dream 11 Prediction

Both these teams are coming into this match after witnessing quite similar fortunes in their respective previous assignments. The Indian team last defeated England in the five-match T20I series at home, however, with a rather inexperienced unit, they lost a three-match T20I series in Sri Lanka. On the other hand, England registered a brilliant win against Pakistan at home in their most recent T20I assignment.

IND vs ENG Match Details

This will be a big opportunity for both these teams to prepare well for the T20 World Cup. India are placed at the 2nd position in the ICC T20I Rankings with 266 rating and 7456 points. On the other hand, England are placed at the top position in the ICC T20I Rankings with 278 rating and 7786 points. Both these teams will also play the Super 12 stage of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.

Fixture Name: Match 12, India vs England

Competition: World T20 Warm-up

Date: 18 October

Time: 7:30 PM IST

IND vs ENG Ground Details

Ground: ICC Academy Ground, Dubai

Pitch Report: The surface and the conditions at the ICC Academy Ground are once again expected to be dry and slow. The spinners have extracted great amount of turn from this track and it will behave similarly in this match as well. There will be some amount of dew in the second innings. However, bowling first will be a safe option after winning the toss. The par score will once again remain around the 150-160 mark.

IND vs ENG Dream 11 Team Prediction

It will be a great move to pick a mixed combination of India and England players in your respective dream fantasy cricket teams. Since it is the opening stage of the tournament, it will be a good decision to include more of batters to increase the chances of winning big contests. The likes of Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Chris Woakes, KL Rahul and Virat Kohli remain the must pick players for this exciting contest.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Jonny Bairstow, Rishabh Pant, Jos Buttler
BATTERS: Virat Kohli, Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, KL Rahul
ALL-ROUNDERS: Chris Woakes
BOWLERS: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mark Wood, Rahul Chahar

IND vs ENG Dream 11 Fantasy Tips 2021

India will surely have the upper hand in this match due to the slow and dry conditions in the UAE. The Indian team also has a balanced team combination of both experienced and young players. On the other hand, England too are a strong and fearless team in the T20 format as they are currently the No.1 ranked side in the ICC T20I Rankings.

IND Top Picks

Team India will be hoping to gain some important confidence both with the bat and ball before the start of the mega T20 tournament. The likes of KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav will have to take the responsibility in the batting department. On the other hand, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar and Ravichandran Ashwin will form part of the bowling attack and they will be looking to pick wickets on regular basis.

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KL Rahul

Indian opener KL Rahul looked in a remarkable touch with the bat in the recently concluded edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Rahul amassed a phenomenal total of 626 runs from 13 matches at an impressive average of 62.60. The right-handed Punjab Kings skipper smashed as many as six half-centuries in IPL 2021 season. He also has an excellent record in T20I cricket having scored 1557 runs at a strike-rate of 142.19.

Name Matches Runs Strike-rate
KL Rahul 48 1557 142.19

Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli will be a key performer for his team in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. He was the Player of the Tournament twice in the previous editions of the T20 World Cup in 2014 and 2016. Kohli has notched up more than 3000 runs while playing in a total of 89 T20I matches. The Indian captain has an amazing average of 52.65 in the shortest format of the game.

Name Matches Runs Average
Virat Kohli 89 3159 52.65

IND News

  • There are no major injury problems in the Indian camp.
  • Virat Kohli will captain the side.
  • Rishabh Pant will be the wicket-keeper.
  • The likes of KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav will have to take the responsibility in the batting department.
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar and Ravichandran Ashwin will form part of the bowling attack.

IND Playing 11 (likely)
KL Rahul
Rohit Sharma
Virat Kohli
Suryakumar Yadav
Rishabh Pant
Hardik Pandya
Ravindra Jadeja
Ravichandran Ashwin
Rahul Chahar
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Jasprit Bumrah

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ENG Top Picks

For England, it will be really important to perform well both in the batting as well as bowling departments before the start of the Super 12 stage of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. The likes of Jason Roy, Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow and Dawid Malan will be their important clogs in the batting department. On the other hand, the trio of Chris Jordan, Chris Woakes and Adil Rashid have to play a significant role with the ball.

Jos Buttler

England’s swashbuckling opening batter Jos Buttler has performed sensationally well over the years for his team in different conditions. Buttler has smashed a total of 1871 runs representing England in 82 T20I games at an average of 31.71. The wicket-keeper batter has an impressive strike-rate of nearly 140 in the T20I format. He has also notched up a total of 14 half-centuries in T20I cricket.

Name Matches Runs Strike-Rate
Jos Buttler 82 1871 35.14

Chris Woakes

For the England team, right-arm pace bowler Chris Woakes has been an incredible performer in white-ball cricket. He has been a consistent wicket-taking bowler in shortest format of the game. Woakes has taken as many as 130 wickets in 119 T20 matches at an economy of 8.28. He can also contribute with the bat while batting lower down the order having scored more than 800 runs.

Name Matches Wickets Economy
Chris Woakes 119 130 8.28

ENG News

  • There are no injury issues for England.
  • Eoin Morgan will be the captain.
  • Jos Buttler will keep the wickets.
  • The likes of Jason Roy, Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow and Dawid Malan will be their important clogs in the batting department.
  • The trio of Chris Jordan, Chris Woakes and Adil Rashid have to play a significant role with the ball.

ENG Playing 11 (likely)
Jos Buttler
Jason Roy
Dawid Malan
Jonny Bairstow
Eoin Morgan
Liam Livingstone
Moeen Ali
Chris Woakes
Chris Jordan
Adil Rashid
Mark Wood

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Watch IND vs ENG Live Score And Streaming

Watch India vs England World T20 Warm-up match Live score and streaming on the Star Sports Network and HotStar app. All the players stats and match scores along with exciting live ball-to-ball commentary will be available on the Hotstar app. There will a great experience of entertainment as both these international teams, India and England have some exciting players in their respective line-ups who will been keen to do well these warm-up matches before the start of the mega event.

List of Channels to watch IND vs ENG Match

The India vs England World T20 Warm-up match will be broadcasted live on the Star Sports 1 channel from 7:30 PM IST. The Star Sports Network are the official television rights holder for this year’s ICC T20 World Cup. The viewers will get to listen to expert comments and detailed pitch report alongwith live ball-to-ball commentary on the Star Sports Network and the Hotstar app.

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Kuljyot Singh

A cricket maniac who lives his life like a T20 match, time is short so make the most of it. Always thriving to learn more about cricket writing and obviously being an Indian, a big cricket expert.

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