The formidable Indian team is set to square off against England in the 29th match of the ODI World Cup 2023 on Sunday, October 29 at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow. India (IND) stands as the sole undefeated squad in the tournament and currently holds the second position in the rankings. Conversely, England (ENG) has struggled, securing only one victory out of five matches, placing them second to last on the points table.
In India’s recent match against New Zealand, India chose to field after winning the toss. New Zealand struggled initially but reached a total of 273 runs in 50 overs, led by Rachin Ravindra (75 runs) and Daryl Mitchell (130 runs). Mohammed Shami took five wickets for India. India successfully chased the target in 48 overs, securing a four-wicket victory, with Virat Kohli scoring 95 runs.
On the contrary, in England's recent encounter with Sri Lanka, England won the toss and elected to bat. Unfortunately, England struggled throughout their innings and fell to the Sri Lankan bowlers, managing a meagre 156 runs before being all out in 33.2 overs. Ben Stokes was the lone significant contributor, scoring over 30 runs for the team. Sri Lanka faced little difficulty in chasing down the modest target, securing victory in 25.4 overs with eight wickets in hand.
IND vs ENG, Match 29- Match details
Match: India vs England, Match 29
Date: 29th October 2023
Time: 02:00 PM IST
Venue: Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
IND vs ENG, Head-to-Head
In the eight instances where both these two teams have faced each other at the World Cups, the defending champions have won on four instances whereas the Indian team have won on three occasions and one match was no result. In the previous edition of the World Cup in 2019, England was the only side that defeated India in the group stage.
IND vs ENG, Probable Playing XI
India: Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj
England: Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (c & wk), Liam
Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood
IND vs ENG, Dream XI playing XI for Head-to-Head leagues
Jonny Bairstow, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill, Ben Stokes, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, Adil Rashid, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah
IND vs ENG, Dream XI playing XI for Grand league
Jos Buttler, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Ben Stokes, Shubman Gill, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah
IND vs ENG World Cup 2023 Squads:
India Squad: Rohit Sharma(c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Ishan Kishan
England Squad: Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (w/c), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Sam Curran, Brydon Carse, Harry Brook, Gus Atkinson