India will face England in the second semifinal of the T20 World Cup 2022 at the Adelaide Oval on 10th November (Thursday).
The trophy is just 2 steps away from both sides and the winner of this semifinal will face Pakistan in the final on 13th November.
India topped Group 2 with 8 points from their 5 games.
They only lost one game against South Africa while they defeated Bangladesh and Pakistan in last ball thrillers.
The men in blue have qualified for the semi-finals for the 4thtime in T20 world cup history and they are aiming for their second title.
Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav have been in sensational form with the bat while the bowlers are also doing good job in the absence of Bumrah.
India has played exceptional cricket throughout the tournament.
They outclassed Zimbabwe by 71 runs in their final group match. Suryakumar Yadav and KL Rahul scored half-centuries for India in that game.
On the other hand, England hasn’t played their best cricket in this world cup but they managed to qualify for the semi-finals.
The English side suffered an upset against Ireland and their game against Australia was washed out due to rain.
England fought back in the last two games and defeated New Zealand and Sri Lanka to make it into the semis for the second consecutive time.
Live Streaming and Broadcast
This match will be broadcast live on Star Sports network while the Live streaming will be available on the Disney + Hotstar app & web.
Teams – India vs England
Date – 10th November October 2022
Time – 1:30 PM IST
Venue – Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Average 1st innings total
The average 1st innings score at the Adelaide Oval is 155 runs.
Head-to-Head record in T20Is:
Here is the head-to-head record between India and England in T20 Internationals.
Total Matches Played – 22
India won – 12
England won – 10
Tie/ No Result – 0
The Adelaide Oval has a dry surface where both the bowlers and batters get benefited.
The ball will come nicely onto the bat early on but as the match progresses the spinners will play a big role in the middle overs.
Bowling variations might prove to be the key for fast bowlers on this wicket. Both captains will like to bowl first on this pitch.
The temperature is expected to hover around between 17°C to 22°C on the match day with 72% humidity. There is just an 18 percent chance of precipitation during the match.
Possible Playing XI:
Here are the possible playing XIs of both teams,
Rohit Sharma©, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant/Dinesh Karthik (wk), Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, R Ashwin, Mohammad Shami, Arshdeep Singh
Jos Buttler (c and wk), Alex Hales, Phil Salt, Ben Stokes, Harry Brook, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood
Who will win?
England has a strong batting unit but India is looking a much better side in this world cup.
India has an in-form batting and bowling lineup. On the other hand, the middle-order of the English side has been struggling throughout this tournament.
Hence, we predict that India will beat England in the second Semi-final of the T20 World Cup 2022.