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Match: IND vs ENG, 3rd ODI, England tour of India, 2021
The pitch will remain the same. It will be flat and there will be no spin. We can expect another high scoring match in Pune. This is a ground good for batting first, but great for batting second
In the last five matches at this ground, the average first-innings score has been 303.20. Hence bowling is a definitely a challenge here.
Date: Sunday, 28th March 2021
Time: 1.30 PM
Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Two things team India will look for this final match of the tour.
#1 More runs on the board:
Looks like Virat Kohli is not going to win any toss in this series. Hence, be prepared to ba6t first again. In that case, India needs to score more than a par score. Just because they are playing against one of the attacking teams in the world, in England. So, either you get to a quicker start or just start slogging early. India needs to score at least 10-15% more than the par score.
#2 More from the spinners: With a reputation of not playing spin so well, England batsmen have been launching Indian spinners over the boundaries with ease. The stats suggest that in 35 overs, Indian spinners conceded 283 runs and have only taken one wicket. Yes, the wicket has not been friendly. Yet, captain Kohli can expect more.
Though the good news is that everyone is scoring. Shikhar Dhawan needs to fire again. Rohit looked in touch. KL Rahul scored a ton. Pant hit a quick-fire 50. So, the only thing is to score quicker. Singles and tows will not work. They need to hit the rope every once in a while.
There is a chance that if India gets to a flyer, Hardik might come ahead of Kl Rahul or Rishav Pant due to his hitting ability against the spinners.
A bizarre last two games mean, Kuldeep will surely be benched and Chahal will come back as the main spinner in the team. Along with that, if Hardik is fit enough to bowl, India can drop Krunal Pandya to replace him with another better bowling option.
Natarajan might come in for Shardul Thakur or Prasidh Krishna. Considering Shardul's batting ability, Kohli might need to think more about his bowling. Especially when Krishna has done well in the last two games.
Now, if you are in the England dressing room, you should be confident. Ben Stokes has come back in his deadliest form. And, we all know he means business in must-win games.
The openers have been a revolution for them. Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow looked like the best openers in the world. Perhaps, the stats suggest. they are in the top 10 of the all-time successful openers list (in ODIs).
The main pain in the England team will be their bowling. Even though, Moen Ali and Adil Rashid have done a commendable job. They have looked far better than Indian spinners. Both of them have contained the run flow, or you can also say there was less intent from the Indian batsmen.
An inexperienced pace bowling line up is the main concern for them. It will be very interesting to see how they react when Indian openers look to attack them more.
There will be no changes unless Mark Wood comes back in the team; considering he his fit.
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