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Ind vs Eng 2nd ODI: Suryakumar Yadav may debut as India eye series victory against England | Cricket News – Times of India


PUNE: The immensely gifted Suryakumar Yadav is prone to get an opportunity to showcase his ‘360 diploma’ hitting abilities when a rampaging Indian workforce takes on a reasonably clueless England, aiming to seal off one other series victory within the second ODI right here on Friday.
Shreyas Iyer’s dislocated shoulder has as soon as once more introduced Yadav in focus and his ODI debut, after a blockbuster T20 first outing, appears to be like imminent after an all-spherical present by the hosts ensured a straightforward victory within the first recreation.

Iyer has been one of India’s most prolific 50-over batsman earlier than the COVID-19 enforced lockdown however such is the workforce’s energy {that a} debutant appears to be like extra formidable for a world champion opposition, who’re no much less menacing however appear totally confused at this level.
Being spoilt for selections is at all times a superb headache to have for the assume-tank and skipper Virat Kohli will probably be extra happy than anybody else.
Kohli has not had Ravindra Jadeja‘s providers for shut to 3 months however neither Axar Patel in Tests, and now Krunal Pandya within the ODIs, have let the workforce miss their maverick from Rajkot.
Prasidh Krishna, already a family identify because of IPL, seemed fully at dwelling on his ODI debut, hurrying batsmen for tempo within the absence of Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami.

And come to assume of it, as soon as Jadeja and Bumrah are again, a Krunal or Krishna will both cool their heels within the dug-out and even worse, not discover a place within the squad, which is an affidavit to India’s unimaginable depth of expertise pool.
The largest constructive throughout the opening recreation was Shikhar Dhawan‘s return to type with a match-profitable 98. He was beneath strain after being benched for a big half of the T20 series.
The elegant southpaw can be raring to go yet another time.
Rohit Sharma had sustained a blow to his elbow throughout the first match however is anticipated to be slot in time for the second recreation.
In case India need to give Rohit a brief break, then Shubman Gill can open alongside Dhawan with KL Rahul coming in at his normal center order slot.
However, as per sources, Rohit is eager to get cracking as it isn’t very severe.
It is anticipated that Pant would play purely as a batsman and Rahul would proceed to maintain wickets.
Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav leaked 68 runs in 9 overs and may very well be changed by leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal.
The tempo trio of skilled Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Prasidh Krishana and the ever-bettering Shardul Thakur took 9 of the ten wickets and can be eager to rock the England batting line-up once more.
The better part was how they got here again after first 15 overs of mayhem by Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow.
Shardul has been repeatedly enjoying and it will not be a nasty choice to check out T Natarajan or Mohammed Siraj for a bit of variation.
“One of our sweetest victories in recent past. We haven’t won many good games in ODIs. I am, really a proud man right now,” skipper Kohli had mentioned after the primary match as he sounded happy with the workforce’s effort.
Meanwhile, England will look to stage the series and keep alive within the contest.
England have so much to ponder on and accidents to skipper Eoin Morgan and batsman Sam Billings, whereas fielding, within the lung-opener have solely added to their woes. Both seem uncertain for the second recreation.
Bairstow was among the many runs as he blazed to 94 off 64 balls as was his companion Roy (46).
The two can be seeking to put up one other nice present and carry ahead the aggressive model of cricket, which was the cornerstone of the 2019 World Cup triumph.
However, their center order hasn’t carried out as much as its potential and the likes of all-rounder Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler and Moeen Ali faltered with the bat.
If England should put a giant whole or chase a rating, the trio wants to fireplace in unison.
Their key spinners Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali have not been in a position to hassle the Indian batters and each went wicket-much less within the opening recreation.
They should step up and ship and together with Tom Curran, who might want to praise his brother Sam and tempo spearhead Mark Wood, who troubled the batters together with his pace.
Come Friday, it stays to be seen whether or not India are ready so as to add “another sweetest victory” or if the guests spoil their social gathering.
Teams (from):
India: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), KL Rahul (wicket-keeper), Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Md. Siraj, Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur
England: Eoin Morgan (Captain), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Liam Livingstone, Matt Parkinson, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood. Covers: Jake Ball, Chris Jordan, Dawid Malan

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