Team India will face England in the T20 World Cup 2022 semi-final 2 at the Adelaide Oval on November 10, Thursday. Fireworks are expected as two of the world’s best teams square off in a high-stakes match in which the victor advances to the final in Melbourne. Before the high-octane clash let us take a look at the key match-ups.
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Mark Wood vs Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli will have an advantage over English bowler Mark Wood. Kohli is yet to be dismissed by Wood’s bowling after scoring 46 runs against him. In T20 Internationals, King Kohli has a blazing strike rate of 242.1 against Wood.
Suryakumar Yadav vs Adil Rashid
Suryakumar Yadav has been India’s go-to player T20 World Cup campaign. Yadav’s bold technique, aggressive intent, and nonchalant brilliance have wowed and mesmerised audiences.
In the middle overs, he will attempt to maintain the same tempo against Adil Rashid.
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Yadav has 37 runs against Rashid, with a strike rate of 284.6, and has only been removed once in T20 Internationals. It will be an entertaining battle between these two.
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Bhuvneshwar Kumar vs Jos Buttler
The duel between Jos Buttler and India’s new ball bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar might be crucial early on. Buttler has been in fantastic form, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar has also gotten the ball to swing in the first few powerplay overs.
The two players’ T20I head-to-head record is intriguing. The 32-year-old bowler has dismissed him five times in 32 balls, and Buttler has only managed a strike rate of 93.75 against him.
India Probable XI: Rohit Sharma(c), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant/Dinesh Karthik (wk), Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, R Ashwin, Mohammad Shami, Arshdeep Singh
England Probable XI: 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
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