India will come into the third and final T20I of the series against England with the intention of winning the match and whitewashing the hosts in the three-match series. This final encounter will be played in Nottingham on July 10, 2022.
India has won the first and second T20Is defending a target with relative ease as England batters have found it difficult to counter the swing and movement of the Indian bowlers at the start. Despite India having an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series, they will want to end this series on a winning note.
Keeping this in mind, here is the predicted playing XI for the Indian team for the third T20I.
The experiment of opening with Rohit Sharma and Rishabh Pant proved to be fruitful as both scored their runs quickly, giving India a flying start. However, Virat Kohli couldn’t do anything to continue the momentum given by the openers.
Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, and Dinesh Karthik did well to contribute to the Indian total and they have shown that the Indian middle order is well versed to take care of any collapse that happens at the top.
Deepak Hooda might get a chance in this match with possibly Suryakumar Yadav resting from this game, as he will be playing in ODIs as well.
Bowling wise Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah showcased that they are the best in the world and why considered to be modern T20 greats. Harshal Patel has given good support to these two, while India might also look to give either Umran Malik or Avesh Khan a go with the series already in the pocket.
Yuzvendra Chahal and Ravindra Jadeja are tasked with bowling in middle overs and keeping things calm and they have the experience of doing so and have done that to the best of their abilities.
COC Predicted India Playing XI for the third T20I against England:
Rohit Sharma (C), Rishabh Pant (WK), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Dinesh Karthik, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal