The one-day series between India and England will be played in Pune. The matches will take place on 23, 26 and 28 March. Has announced his team for the 3-match ODI series against India. 14 players have been given a place in the English team, but the team’s fast bowler Jofra Archer will not be able to be a part of this series.
He will return to the UK for treatment of elbow discomfort. At the same time, the team’s Test captain Joe Root has not returned for the series. Root, who scored the maximum 16 centuries in ODIs for England, returned to the country only after the Test series, after which it was believed that he could stay out of the ODI series. The English board announced its team on Sunday 21 March, stamping on it.
This will be England’s last chance to achieve some success in this tour after the defeat in the Test series and T20 series against India. On Saturday, 20 March, India defeated the full-capacity England team by 36 runs in the decisive T20 match and made the series 3-2. Now both teams have their eyes on the ODI series, which will start in Pune on March 23.
The place which the root did not find
The English team has announced the 14-day ODI team from among the players who were present with the team during the tour of India for the T20 series. In such a situation, the team did not have the need to call back the players who were already there or were present there.
Due to this, Joe Root, who scored the highest 16 centuries and second-highest runs for England, was not included in this team one reason for this is also the current rotation policy of England, under which players of all formats are being given necessary rest. Root returned to the UK at the start of the tour after a 4-match Test series.
Archer out, won’t play in IPL debut
At the same time, the English team has also suffered a big blow in the form of fast bowler Jofra Archer. Archer has been suffering from his right-hand elbow for some time. This problem was also revealed during the Test series, which increased further during the T20 series. However, Archer played all T20 series matches and completed his 4-over spell each time.
The news of Archer’s exit from the ODI series and IPL 2021 came a day earlier, which has also been confirmed by the English Board on Sunday. The England Cricket Board has said in its statement that Archer was deemed unfit for the series and will return. In its statement, the board said, “The ECB’s medical team will examine Joffra Archer and prepare a plan towards his treatment and return to the sport. As a result, Joffre will not be able to play in the early part of the Indian Premier League.
England’s 14-man squad
Oyen Morgan (captain), Jason Roy, Moeen Ali, Johnny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Joss Butler, Sam Karan, Tom Karan, Liam Livingstone, Matt Perkinson, Adil Rashid, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, and Mark Wood.
One day series schedule
India and England teams will face each other in ODI cricket for the first time after the World Cup 2019. England defeated India in the World Cup match. Now, after a year and a half between the two teams, there will be a three-match series, all of which will be played in Pune without the presence of spectators.
The first match of the series will be held on 23 March, while the second match will be played on 26 and then the last match on 28 March. All these matches will start at half-past one in the afternoon.
Team India for ODI series against England:
Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Krunal Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T. Natarajan, Washington Sundar, Mohammad Siraj, Famous Krishna, and Shardul Thakur.