Virat Kohli-led team India beat hosts England 2-1 to clinch the three-match T20I series. Now, both the teams meet in a 5-match ODI series. India will walk into the contest with their noses in front after winning the T20I series. The tournament is already being pitted as the clash of the equals as both the teams look matched and equally potent. Both India and England will start 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup as favourites.
Indian opener Rohit Sharma has been in ominous form and so has Kuldeep Yadav with the ball. This team has fired in unison and that is the reason why they have succeeded.
Here are some of the records that can be broken during the upcoming series.
Virat Kohli is set to captain India for the 50th time in ODI cricket. Under Kohli’s captaincy, India won 38 and lost ten games in the ODI format thus far. His win-loss ratio of 3.8 in the ODI format is the best for any captain with a minimum of 30 caps.
Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan need 26 runs to go past Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson’s pair (811 in 10 matches) for the highest runs as a partnership against England.
India as a team is four points behind England, who are the number one side in the world. if India beat England 3-0, they pip England to the number one spot in ODI Rankings.
England vs India – 1st ODI
England vs India – 2nd ODI
England vs India – 3rd ODI
For England, they would be hoping Joe Root fires, he has not been in good form off-late. In his last ten innings in International cricket, he amassed 222 runs which comprised of a solitary 50 against Australia in the first ODI at The Oval.