Match Preview: (By- Anuj)
England Vs India :
Welcome to the today match prediction & preview of 2nd T20 match between England Vs India, Which will be played in the Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham on Saturday, July 9.
This match is do or die game for England. Because of England lost the last match against India by 50 runs in high scoring match. India is leading with 1-0 in this 3 matches series.
England lost last match by 50 runs against India in first match. If we will look on previous match scenario. Then, England came on first bowl after losing the toss and India kept the target of 199 run for 20 overs. Bowlers couldn’t perform well and leaked 66 runs in powerplay. wicket within 4 over on the score of 22 run. After that Surya (39 runs in 19 balls) & Hardik (51 runs in 33 balls) played well and reached to 198 runs in 20 over.
Going to chase the target of 198 runs, England batsman couldn’t performed well and lost the 4 wickets within 7th over. From Indian bowling side, Skipper Pandya taken highest 4 wickets. England will try to performance best and will think for series level.
India won by 50 runs in last match against England. If we will look on performance of previous match by India side. Then, India won the toss and opted for bat. And, Indian batsmen proved that decision of opt to bat was right and knocked 66 run in PP but 2 wickets lost in powerplay. After that Surya and Hardik given efforts and reached to 198 run in 20 over.
Going to defend the target of 198 runs, Indian bowler started decent performance in Powerplay. Skipper Hardik dominated to England batsmen and took highest 4 wickets from India side. After that Chahal and Arshdeep took 2-2 wickets also and defend the target.
Probable XI :
England Probable XI: Jos Buttler (C and wk), Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, David Willey, Reece Topley, Tymal Mills and Matthew Parkinson
India Probable XI: Rohit Sharma (C), Ishan Kishan (wk), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jaspreet Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal and Avesh Khan
Total Matches: 20
England Won: 09
India Won: 11
According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 21°C and humidity will be 50%. The speed of the wind will be around 14 km/h and the sky will be cloudy.
The pitch at the Edgbaston is good for batting. The batters enjoy batting on this surface as the ball comes nicely onto the bat. The bowlers will have to be disciplined with their lines and lengths while bowling on this surface.
Match Timings- 07:00 PM IST
Live Streaming – Sony Six and Sony LIV app
India will win
Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.