India vs England Match Preview–ICC World Cup 2023, Warm-Up Match

India vs England Match Preview

Clash of Titans: India and England Set to Lock Horns

In a thrilling prelude to the ICC World Cup 2023, cricket enthusiasts are in for a treat as India and England prepare to square off in a riveting warm-up match. Scheduled for Saturday, September 30, this clash of cricket titans will unfold at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati.

A Glimpse into the Upcoming Battle

The cricketing spectacle doesn’t stop here. Mark your calendars for October 29 when these two powerhouses will once again go head to head during the ICC World Cup 2023. Their last encounter in an ODI series took place in July last year, where India emerged victorious, defeating England 2-1.

Recent Form: India and England Shine

India is riding high on a wave of success, having recently conquered Australia in a thrilling three-match ODI series. The men in blue showcased their dominance by securing victories in the 1st ODI by 5 wickets and the 2nd ODI by a resounding 99 runs, though they faced a minor setback in the 3rd ODI, losing by 66 runs.

Meanwhile, England also displayed their prowess by besting New Zealand in an ODI series earlier this month, clinching three out of four games.

India’s Home Advantage

India enjoys a remarkable track record against England on home soil, having won 33 out of 51 ODIs played in India, with England emerging victorious in 17 encounters. In their most recent five ODI clashes, India emerged triumphant thrice, while England secured victory on two occasions.

Team Roster: India and England

Team India

Leading the charge for India in the ICC World Cup 2023 is Rohit Sharma, who will also captain the team in the warm-up match against England. Key batsmen in India’s formidable lineup include Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, and KL Rahul, while their bowling attack will be spearheaded by the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, and Kuldeep Yadav.

IND Squad:

  • Rohit Sharma (c)
  • Hardik Pandya (vc)
  • Shubman Gill
  • Virat Kohli
  • Shreyas Iyer
  • KL Rahul
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Shardul Thakur
  • Jasprit Bumrah
  • Mohammed Siraj
  • Kuldeep Yadav
  • Mohammed Shami
  • Axar Patel
  • Ishan Kishan
  • Suryakumar Yadav

Team England

Jos Buttler assumes the captaincy for England in the ICC World Cup 2023 and will lead the team in the warm-up clash against India. England’s batting lineup features the firepower of Ben Stokes, Dawid Malan, and Liam Livingstone, while their bowling unit boasts talents like Mark Wood, Reece Topley, and Adil Rashid.

ENG Squad:

  • Jos Buttler (c)
  • Moeen Ali
  • Gus Atkinson
  • Jonny Bairstow
  • Sam Curran
  • Liam Livingstone
  • Dawid Malan
  • Adil Rashid
  • Joe Root
  • Harry Brook
  • Ben Stokes
  • Reece Topley
  • David Willey
  • Mark Wood
  • Chris Woakes

Get ready for an exhilarating showdown as cricketing giants India and England gear up for the ICC World Cup 2023, with a tantalizing warm-up match that promises to set the stage on fire.

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