England face India in the second T20 international on Saturday, July 9 at Edgbaston in Birmingham from 7:00 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
England were beaten 3-2 in their last T20I series against West Indies in the Caribbean. Their last win in this format came in the fourth match of that series where they beat West Indies by 20 runs.
The English cricket team were outplayed by the Indians in the first match of the ongoing series. Moeen Ali and Chris Jordan were the only positives for the hosts with their all-round performances. They are expected to field the same playing XI at Edgbaston.
India came into this series on the back of a 2-0 series win against Ireland in this format. The visitors began the series with a 50-run victory in the first T20I at Southampton. Hardik Pandya’s all-round performance along with Suryakumar Yadav and Arshdeep Singh’s efforts helped the Indians control the English side.
The Indian cricket team will see the return of Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant and Jasprit Bumrah for the remainder of the series and they are expected to feature in the playing XI at Edgbaston.
England vs India 2nd T20I odds
Parimatch odds: England: 1.85, India: 1.93
10CRIC odds: England: 1.82, India: 1.89
Betway odds: England: 1.83, India: 1.90
Betwinner odds: England: 1.89, India: 1.88
1xBet odds: England: 1.91, India: 1.90
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
England vs India head-to-head in T20Is
The Indian cricket team has won 11 out of 20 matches against England in this format. England have won the remaining nine matches. The hosts have won four times in this head-to-head in England and the visitors have won thrice.
In the last five T20 international head-to-head matches, India have won four games while England has won once which came in Ahmedabad in March 2021.
England vs India 2nd T20I probable playing XI
England: Jos Buttler (wicket-keeper & captain), Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, Liam Livingstone, Harry Brook, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, Tymal Mills, Matt Parkinson, Reece Topley.
India: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma (captain), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal.
England vs India 2nd T20I top picks
England: Moeen Ali will be the one to watch out for from the hosts. The all-rounder scored 36 runs and picked up a couple of wickets in the first match of the series. The 35-year-old has scored 144 runs at an average of 24 and picked up seven wickets in six T20Is in 2022.
India: Hardik Pandya is the top pick in this match. The Indian all-rounder scored 487 at an average of 44.27 in the recently concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) season. The 28-year-old scored 51 runs and picked up four wickets in the first T20I.
England vs India 2nd T20I prediction
The English cricket team were convincingly beaten in the first match of the series but their recent record in this format at home gives them a great chance against the visitors.
India were the better side in all three departments in the last match and their recent T20I record keeps them in good stead to challenge to hosts for the win.
England vs India 2nd T20I playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 22°C
Wind: 5 km/h