England will take on India in the third and final ODI of the ongoing three-match series at Old Trafford, Manchester on Sunday (July 17).

After winning the second ODI by 100 runs, England have levelled the series 1-1. Notably, the Men in Blue had won the opening match by 10 wickets.

Both teams will look to register a victory in the third game in order to seal the series.

Pitch report:

The pitch at Old Trafford doesn’t attract high-scoring encounters. This will be the first ODI at this venue since September 2020. Teams winning the toss will look to field first.

Probable XIs:

England: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (c & wk), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Craig Overton, David Willey, Brydon Carse, Reece Topley.

India: Rohit Sharma (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna.

Match Prediction:

Case 1:

  • England wins the toss and bowls first
  • Powerplay score: 40-50
  • India total: 270-280

Case 2:

  • India wins the toss and bowls first
  • Powerplay score: 35-40
  • England total: 265-275

Team batting second to win the contest.


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