India vs. England World Cup Warm-up Match Today: Australia to Face Netherlands in Thiruvananthapuram
The series of warm-up matches for the 2023 One-Day World Cup is in progress. Two matches will be played on Saturday. India will face England in Guwahati, while Netherlands will take on Australia in Thiruvananthapuram.
The India vs. England match will kick off at 2:00 PM, with the toss taking place at 1:30 PM, half an hour before the start.
India and England have played 106 One-Day matches against each other so far. India has won 57, England 44, with 3 matches ending in a tie and 2 having no result. Warm-up matches are not counted in official records, so the head-to-head record won’t change based on this match’s result.
Let’s take a look at their head-to-head record in World Cup matches in the following section.
Shubman Gill Scores 1230 Runs This Year
Indian opener Shubman Gill is in exceptional form this year. Gill has been the top scorer for India in One-Day cricket in 2023. Regarding bowling, Kuldeep Yadav has been the top wicket-taker.
Check out the performance of India’s top batsman and best bowler in One-Day cricket this year in the next section.
David Malan Shines in England’s Batting
David Malan has scored the most runs for England this year. Adil Rashid has put up an excellent performance in bowling.
40% Chance of Rain
Guwahati is expected to have cloudy skies on Saturday, with a 40% chance of rain. The temperature may range from 25 to 34 degrees Celsius.
Squads of Both Teams
India: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, and Mohammed Shami.
England: Jos Buttler (Captain), Jonny Bairstow, Harry Brook, David Malan, Joe Root, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Reece Topley, and Mark Wood.
All 15 Players Can Play in the Warm-up Match
In warm-up matches, captains are not required to declare their playing XI. All 15 players in the squad can participate in the match, and rotations can be made during the game. However, only 11 players are allowed on the field at a time. If the 10th wicket falls while batting, the innings ends.
In the warm-up match, a batsman can retire during an inning, but they cannot return to bat after retiring. Other rules are similar to international matches, although it doesn’t hold official ICC status.