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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: India vs England 2021 - 5th T20I

England players celebrate a wicket
England players celebrate a wicket
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The 5th T20I of the five-match series between England and India will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad in India.

Live Scores and Stats - England v India 5th T20I



With the series level at 2-2, the last match has the vibes of a World Cup knockout and both teams have a good opportunity to approach it likewise. Win the match, take the series, and earn bragging rights.

Jason Roy is the top run-scorer for England with 144 runs at a strike rate of 134. He has struck 16 fours and 6 sixes. Jos Buttler has also made 120 runs at a strike rate of 144.

Jofra Archer has been the best bowler for England and has picked up 7 wickets while bowling at an average of 16 and an economy rate of 7.00.

Both teams are likely to be unchanged. If anything, India might bring in Rahul Tewatia in place of Washington Sundar to give themselves a better variety of spin in case dew sets in like the 4th T20I. Even if Ishan Kishan recovers from his groin niggle, Suryakumar's brilliant knock does not leave any room for change on that front.

Virat Kohli is the top run-scorer for India with 151 runs at a strike rate of 143. He has struck 13 fours and 7 sixes. Shreyas Iyer has also made 121 runs at a strike rate of 145.

Shardul Thakur has been the best bowler for India and has picked up 5 wickets while bowling at an average of 24 and an economy rate of 9.22.

 Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:

India - Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Virat Kohli (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rahul Chahar

England - Jason Roy, Jos Buttler (wk), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan (c), Ben Stokes, Sam Curran/Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - England

Who will win? – England

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Jason Roy (England), Rohit Sharma (India)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Mark Wood (England), Shardul Thakur (India)

Most Sixes – Jos Buttler (England), Rishabh Pant (India)

Man of the Match –  Jos Buttler

Team Scores Batting first – England 190+, India 180+

Match Handicap England 

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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