In a pivotal ICC ODI World Cup 2023 match, India and England will square off on Sunday at Lucknow’s Ekana Stadium. The hosts of the 2023 World Cup are now leading the way after winning five of the first five games.
Conversely, England has been in poor form, having only managed one win in their opening five games, and they are all but eliminated from the competition. India will be looking to win six straight games in order to guarantee their spot in the semifinals.
This tournament, the Indian batting has been outstanding thus far. Shubman Gill, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, and other players have amassed enormous runs during the tournament. Particularly, Rohit and Kohli wrecked havoc on opposition bowling, amassing 354 and 311 runs, respectively. Let’s have a look at how India’s batsmen have fared in the ODI format against English bowlers before their match against England in Lucknow.
Shubman Gill ‘s ODI record
Shubman Gill hasn’t played any ODI matches against England in his career. If he plays on Sunday, it will be Gill’s first-ever match against the defending World Cup champions.
Rohit Sharma’s ODI record
The Indian skipper, Rohit Sharma, is dominating this competition. And he’s got a very good form against England. In 19 meetings versus England, Rohit has amassed 637 runs at an average of more than 45. He has amassed three fifties and two hundreds, with his highest score of 137 being in Nottingham in 2018. Additionally, Rohit got a century against the English side in Birmingham during the 2019 World Cup.
Additionally, Virat Kohli has scored a lot of runs against England. The batting mainstay has amassed 1340 runs at an average of almost 43 in 35 games. Kohli has three hundreds and nine fifties versus England in his career.
Kohli played in the 2011 World Cup against England and could manage only 8 runs. He also featured in the 2019 World Cup against Ben Stokes and co. and managed 66 runs at that time.
KL Rahul’s form against England in ODIs is quite moderate. The batter has scored 210 runs in 9 matches, at an average of 30. He has one century and a fifty to is name against England. Rahul played in the 2019 World Cup match but scored a duck on that occasion..