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| On Jul 7, 2022 8:00 AM IST

ENG vs IND Prediction: England vs India Best Fantasy Picks for 1st T20I Match Today

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ENG vs IND Prediction: After a monumental Test match win in Edgbaston, England are all poised to make an impression in the T20I series. On the flip side, India will be determined to continue their impressive run in the T20I contest having beaten Ireland 2-0 and drew 2-2 against South Africa. Both teams with spring in the step will be looking to make an start on a winning note.

England vs India Match Preview:

The Indian team will recently won the two-match T20I series against Ireland and have won their last four international T20 matches. England have been going good in the recent times and with Jos Buttler in great form they will be determined to start on a positive note in the T20 series.

Match: ENG vs IND – 1st T20I

Date and Time: Thursday, July 7, 10:30 PM IST

Venue: Ageas Bowl in Southampton

Live Streaming: Sony Six and Sony Liv App

ENG vs IND Today Match Prediction

Injury Update

There are no fresh injury updates in both the camps ahead of the first T20I, but Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah remain unavailable.

ENG Playing XI –

Jos Buttler (captain), Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, David Willey, Reece Topley, Tymal Mills, Matthew Parkinson.

IND Playing XI –

Rohit Sharma (captain), Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Avesh Khan.

Pitch Report –

The pitch has historically been a 150-160 runs. Looking at the previous matches and the WTC final, spinners have enjoyed the conditions and with no sign of rain, there should not be much change in the nature of the pitch.

Form Guide –

England– WWWWW

India-  LWDWW

Head to head –

Teams Wins Draw Defeats
England 9 0 10
India 10 0 9

Match Prediction

The contest will be hard to call, but judging on history and and form England will be favourites to clinch the contest.

England vs India Best Fantasy Picks

Jos Buttler

Appointed as the new skipper of the side, Jos Buttler has been in great form for England in the recent times. Scoring a quick fire hundred against the Netherlands in a ODI match has seen his stocks increase by a big time. Buttler’s numbers make a good reading and makes him a top fantasy pick.

Jos Buttler in T20Is-

Matches Runs HS 50 100
88 2140 101* 15 1

Jos Buttler in last 5 matches

Match Bat Ground
Lancashire vs WORCS 42 Worcester
England vs Netherlands 86* Amstelveen
England vs Netherlands Amstelveen
England vs Netherlands 162* Amstelveen
Royals vs Titans 39 Ahmedabad

Jason Roy

Jason Roy was another player who was in rich vein of form for the English side in the Netherlands. A hundred and a fifty against the Netherlands followed a domestic fifty against Kent makes Jason a good option to have.

Jason Roy in T20Is-

Matches Runs HS 50 100
58 1446 78 8 0

Jason Roy in last 5 matches

Match Bat Ground
Surrey vs Ken 58 The Oval
Surrey vs Essex 4 Chelmsford
England vs Netherlands 101* Amstelveen
England vs Netherlands 73 Amstelveen
England vs Netherlands 1 Amstelveen

Dawid Malan

Another player who has been in rich form of late for the country, Dawid Malan can be one of the best fantasy picks going into the match. His overall ability to smash the ball coupled with his ability to play the spin makes him a good option in the fantasy team.

Related: Highest score in ODI

Dawid Malan in T20Is-

Matches Runs HS 50 100
36 1239 108* 11 1

Dawid Malan in last 5 matches

Match Bat Ground
Yorkshire vs Leics 19 Leicester
Yorkshire vs Bears 6 Leeds
England vs Netherlands 0 Amstelveen
England vs Netherlands 36* Amstelveen
England vs Netherlands 125 Amstelveen

Deepak Hooda

A century against Nadal followed by a fifty against Derbyshire, Deepak Nadal will be a player with top fantasy marks. Deepak Hooda offers the option of fielding and bowling which again contributes to him being in the fantasy team.

Deepak Hooda in T20Is-

Matches Runs HS 50 100
5 172 104 0 1

Deepak Hooda in last 5 matches

Match Bat Ground
India vs Derbyshire 59 Derby
India vs Ireland 104 Dublin (Malahide)
India vs Ireland 47* Dublin (Malahide)
Super Giants vs RCB 45 Kolkata
Super Giants vs KKR DY Patil

Sanju Samson

Alongside Hooda, Sanju Samson is another player who has excelled on another the international stage. Samson’s numbers in the IPL and on the international stage make him a player must have in the fantasy team and will keep the gloves as well.

Related: Most Sixes in International Cricket

Sanju Samson in T20Is-

Matches Runs HS 50 100
14 251 77 1 0

Sanju Samson in last 5 matches

Match Bat Ground
India vs Northants 0 Northampton
India vs Derbyshire 38 Derby
India vs Ireland 77 Dublin (Malahide)
Royals vs Titans 14 Ahmedabad
Royals vs RCB 23 Ahmedabad

Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuzvendra Chahal has picked up 75 wickets in the T20Is and was named ‘Player of the Tournament’ against Ireland for his performance. As a fantasy player pick, Chahal can hardly disappoint with his spin ability. Chahal is backed by his reward of the Purple Cap in the IPL.

Yuzvendra Chahal in T20Is-

Matches Wickets Best 4 Wickets 5 Wickets
60 75 25/6 2 1

 

Yuzvendra Chahal in last 5 matches

Match Bowl Ground
India vs Northants 2/25 Northampton
India vs Ireland 1/11 Dublin (Malahide)
India vs South Africa Bengaluru
India vs South Africa 2/21 Rajkot
India vs South Africa 3/20 Visakhapatnam

Best Captain Choice – Jos Buttler

Best Vice-Captain Choice – Deepak Hooda

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