India vs. England Highlights, World Cup 2023: India secured a fantastic win against England in a low-scoring match held in Lucknow on October 29. Leading the batting, under Rohit Sharma’s captaincy, the team set a score of 229/9, which was considered a strong total. Though it was slightly below par. However, the Indian bowling attack dismissed the English team for 129 runs in 34.5 overs.
England was on the back foot from the powerplay as they lost wickets of David Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, and Ben Stokes within the first 10 overs. Then, in the 15th over, Josh Buttler got out, followed by Moeen Ali in the 25th over. At the halfway mark, England stood at 84/6. The lower order struggled to form partnerships, and the team was bundled out for 129 runs in the 35th over.
Earlier, England’s bowlers, led by David Willey, despite Rohit Sharma’s innings of 87 runs, managed to restrict India at 229-9 in the World Cup match on Sunday.
Willey’s impressive figures of 3-45 included the valuable wicket of Virat Kohli at zero, prompting England to bowl in Lucknow in search of a win to keep their semifinal hopes alive.
Pace bowler Chris Woakes and leg-spinner Adil Rashid took two wickets each, displaying a spirited performance, disrupting the run flow, showing a different side of the England team.
The previous champions from 2019 are currently at the bottom of the table with four losses in five matches.
Before Willey’s third wicket, Suryakumar Yadav fought hard to score 49 runs, but the tail-end batsmen played out the full 50 overs.
In the fourth over, Chris Woakes bowled out opening batsman Shubman Gill for nine runs. Following that, England, placed at the bottom among the 10 teams, opted to bowl for a win, keeping their hopes alive for the semifinals.
Woakes claimed another wicket, sending Shreyas Iyer (4) back to the pavilion, reducing India to 40-3 in 12 overs.
Under Rohit Sharma’s leadership, Team India will bat first in Lucknow at the Ekana Cricket Stadium. No changes are expected in the Playing XI of both teams in the IND vs. ENG match. Last time these two teams clashed in India for an ICC ODI World Cup match, it ended in a draw.
India, led by Rohit Sharma, will be encouraged by their unbeaten record as the host team in the tournament so far. A win will particularly delight the Indian contingent.
In the final game, New Zealand, the thorn in the side of the recent ICC events, will compete against the Men in Blue.
India vs. England Highlights
Against the Black Caps, India’s bowling and batting were tested, and they remained at the top. With stars like Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, and Jasprit Bumrah, the Indian bowling lineup successfully restricted the Kiwi team to 273 runs from 50 overs after being at 205/4 at one stage. Similarly, in the batting department, despite losing a few wickets quickly after a solid start, the courageous efforts of Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja made India comfortably chase the target.
England has only managed to win one out of their last five matches in the tournament. They only defeated Bangladesh (by 137 runs). They suffered defeats against New Zealand (by 9 wickets), Afghanistan (by 69 runs), South Africa (by 229 runs), and Sri Lanka (by 8 wickets). Facing the best team in the tournament at this stage won’t be easy for England.”
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The World Cup teams for India and England are as follows: India includes players like Rohit Sharma (captain), Hardik Pandya, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, R Ashwin, Ishan Kishan, and Suryakumar Yadav. On the other hand, England comprises Jos Buttler (captain), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Jonny Bairstow (wicketkeeper), Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone, David Malan, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Harry Brook, Ben Stokes, Brydon Carse, David Willey, Mark Wood, and Chris Woakes. In the match between India and England, England won the toss and chose to field first.
The highlight of the match involved key moments such as David Willey taking three crucial wickets. Chris Woakes and Adil Rashid also contributed by taking two wickets each early in India’s innings.
The initial overs saw India struggle as Chris Woakes dismissed Shubman Gill, followed by Virat Kohli’s dismissal by David Willey. Despite hopes pinned on Shreyas Iyer, his wicket fell to Woakes, leaving India at a precarious position. After playing 150 balls, India crossed the 100-run mark but faced consistent pressure, leading to key dismissals of KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma by Willey and Rashid, respectively. The match saw India score 229-9 at the end, with Jasprit Bumrah being the last player to be dismissed. England’s bowling attack, led by Willey, was commendable, taking three wickets in 10 overs. However, England’s start was strong, reaching 26 runs without loss in the initial 4 overs.
However, the game turned quickly as they lost wickets in succession. Bumrah’s early breakthrough removed the dangerous David Malan, while Joe Root was sent back to the pavilion by Bumrah on zero. The struggle continued as Ben Stokes was also dismissed by Shami without scoring many. Bairstow’s wicket at 39 total runs was a significant setback. England’s score stood at 40 runs after the end of the first powerplay, losing four wickets.
The captain, Jos Buttler, got bowled, and England was at 52/5 after 15 overs. Liam Livingstone and Moeen Ali formed a partnership of 29 runs before Shami dismissed both. By the halfway mark, England had reached 84/6. Despite some resistance, England crumbled, and Chris Woakes got stumped by Ravindra Jadeja in the 29th over. Livingstone also succumbed to Kuldeep in the 30th over, marking England’s loss of eight wickets before crossing the 100-run mark. Shami completed his fourth wicket by uprooting Adil Rashid’s stumps in the 34th over, and Bumrah bowled Mark Wood in the following over, securing his third wicket and concluding the match.
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