India Women vs England Women, 2nd ODI: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

India Women vs England Women, 2nd ODI: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Indian spinners did an outstanding job in the first game, giving no time to breath for the visiting side.

Smriti Mandhana
Smriti Mandhana. (Photo Source: MARTY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images)

After some serious hammering in the first ODI, England will be eager to revive themselves and get back on level terms with India. The World Champions got thoroughly outplayed in every department, which saw Mithali Raj and company go 1-0 up in this crucial series.

Indian spinners did an outstanding job in the first game, giving no time to breathe for the visiting side. They managed to catch them in their stranglehold straight away in the run chase and never let the advantage slip. Ekta Bisht and Deepti Sharma’s impressive displays with the cherry in hand was the best take away for the hosts.

England though have some serious concerns in the batting department with only two of their batters scoring over 20 runs in the run chase. It’s not easy to adjust to Indian conditions, but for the defending World Champions, the fraternity expects a lot more than what they did in the first game.

Match details

The third ODI between Indian women and the English women will take place in Mumbai. The match will begin at 9:00 AM IST (3.30 AM GMT)

The game will be live on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD in India. (Live streaming in Hotstar)

Last five completed ODI matches:

India Women: W, L, W, W, L.

England Women: L, L, W, W, W.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The Indian spinners ran riot in the first ODI and the pitch is expected to remain the same, dry and dusty.

Average first innings total: 225.67 (Three Women’s ODIs till date)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 1, Lost – 2

Probable Playing XI:

India Women:

Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Mithali Raj(C), Harleen Deol, Mona Meshram, Taniya Bhatia (WK), Poonam Yadav, Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Ekta Bisht.

Bench –PunamRaut,R Kalpana, Mansi Joshi, RajeshwariGayakwad.

England Women:

Tammy Beaumont, Amy Ellen Jones, Sarah Taylor (WK), Heather Knight (C), Natalie Sciver, Danielle Wyatt,Georgia Elwiss, Katherine Brunt, Anya Shrubsole, Sophie Ecclestone, Alex Hartley.

Bench: Kate Cross, Sophia Dunkley Brown, Laura Marsh, Lauren Winfield.

Power Picks:

Sophie Ecclestone:

In four ODIs against India, she picked up 10 wickets including two 4-wicket hauls.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Smriti Mandhana is a must as captain or vice-captain

Captain options – Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Heather Knight, Natalie Sciver

Vice-captain options – Sophie Ecclestone, Mithali Raj, Ekta Bisht, Anya Shrubsole

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Taniya Bhatiya

Batters – Heather Knight, Mithali Raj, Jemimah Rodrigues, Smriti Mandhana (C)

All-Rounders – Natalie Sciver (VC), Shikhar Pandey, Deepti Sharma

Bowlers – Sophie Ecclestone, Anya Shrubsole, Ekta Bisht

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Sarah Taylor

Batters – Heather Knight (C), Tammy Beaumont, Jemimah Rodrigues (VC), Smriti Mandhana

All-Rounders – Georgia Elwiss, Natalie Sciver, Deepti Sharma

Bowlers – Sophie Ecclestone, Ekta Bisht, Jhulan Goswami


Expert Advice:

Mandhana, Rodrigues and Knight are best picks among the batters category. Mithali gains more if top three get dismissed early like in the first ODI.

Probable Winners:

India are expected to win this game and go 2-0 up in the series.

*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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