India vs England, a face-off between two giants. Both teams are equally filled with match winners. So the game entirely depends on the day the players can prove their mettle. The luck factor will play a crucial role here. Above all, fielding is the most important department we will have to watch out for. The good fielding team will have more chances to move on to the final.
- Ground: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
- Date: 10th Nov 2022
- Time: 1.30 PM IST / 08:00 AM GMT / 06:30 PM LOCAL
Adelaide’s oval surface favours the batters more than bowling, with small square boundaries here. The first six to eight overs of an innings will give more for the seam bowlers.
Probable XI for India vs Zimbabwe
Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik (WK), Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Shami, Shardul Thakur
Jos Buttler (C) (WK), Alex Hales, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone, Phil Salt/David Willey, Adil Rashid, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Chris Jordan
Captain / Wicketkeeper – J Buttler
When J Buttler gets his mood on, the run-making becomes easier for the England team. And also, J Buttler had been in these knockout games many times, and it won’t bother him much. The English skipper is a sure bet for this crucial game.
Vice-captain – V Kohli
Adelaide is for V Kohli. Something happens inside V Kohli whenever he steps out to bat at Adelaide. Once again, we can expect a match-winning performance from the King.
Batters – M Ali, A Hales, V Kohli, S Yadav
The left-hander of England, M Ali, will feel it easy to play in the middle order. As Adelaide’s square boundaries are smaller, even the off-spinner Ashwin’s bowling won’t be that threat to him with the proper sweep shot, he possess.
The in-form SKY and Alex Hales can’t be missed for the way they have been playing with the field set-up at present.
All-rounders – H Pandya, S Curran
H Pandya’s multidimensional work and calm mindset make him a crucial factor in this knockout game.
S Curran’s left arm angle will always have an advantage over Indian batters.
Bowlers – M Shami, R Ashwin, C Woakes, M Wood
All three speedsters, M Shami, M Wood and C Woakes, are known for their wicket-taking ability. And they will be the game changer of this semi-finals.
R Ashwin has the upper hand as the English batters will try to go against him in the Middle overs. His tight line and variations will fetch him wickets.
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