England will look for a winning start in the first ODI against India at Nottingham on Thursday. For Fantasy League lovers, choosing the winning XI is a must to earn maximum money. Cricwizz helps Fantasy League players in choosing the winning XI.
Keeper: Jos Buttler
It’s not MS Dhoni, but Jos Buttler who gets to feature in the Fantasy League XI as keeper. Buttler is in roaring form and played a big role in England winning the ODI series 5-0 against Australia. He will be the key for England in the ODI series against India. MS Dhoni bats too lower down the order to make much of an impact, but his cameos are more than handy. But we choose Buttler as keeper in the Fantasy League XI.
Batsmen: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Jason Roy, KL Rahul, Jonny Bairstow
Rohit Sharma announced he is back to form with a brilliant unbeaten ton against England in the third T20I to help India win the series. Once Rohit gets a big score, he is unstoppable and hence, he would be eager to do well in the ODI series as well. KL Rahul, and Indian skipper Virat Kohli are the other batsmen who can do the damage for India in the first ODI. It would be a last chance for KL Rahul to perform or lose his spot to other reserve players. It would be motivational enough for Rahul to go on rampage in the first ODI.
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Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow open the batting for England in ODIs and scored heavily against Australia in the ODI series. The two will be key for England once again.
All-rounders: Ben Stokes, Hardik Pandya
They are the two brilliant all-rounders for their respective teams. Hardik Pandya produced a match-winning, all-round show to beat England in the third T20I and win the series. Stokes is making a comeback and would be raring to have a go at India in the ODI series.[ad id=”29091″]
Bowlers: Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Liam Plunkett
Kuldeep would be given a chance to bowl against England in the first ODI after he missed out in the third T20I. Bhuvi is a dangerous bowler in limited-overs cricket and can prove to be the difference in the end results. Plunkett also had a good T20I series and would be expected to do well against India in the ODI series.