After the 3-1 debacle of India in the four Test series against England, the Indians would like to mend their ways and prove that they were two time World Champions in the Five-ODI series that will begin from Monday, August 25, 2014. The first ODI will be played at the County Ground, Bristol at 3:30 […]
After the 3-1 debacle of India in the four Test series against England, the Indians would like to mend their ways and prove that they were two time World Champions in the Five-ODI series that will begin from Monday, August 25, 2014.
The first ODI will be played at the County Ground, Bristol at 3:30 p.m. India time. The tour will conclude with a only T20 match on Sept. 7, 2014.
The Ind vs Eng 2nd and 3rd ODIs will be played on August 27th and 30th at Cardiff and Nottingham respectively.
The Indian players are know to play well in the ODIs. India’s wall Rahul Dravid thinks the fresh energy brought in by India’s ODI batting specialists and the vast collective experience of the squad will translate to a better showing in the five-match ODI series.
The start of the match is delayed by rain. Stay tuned for the tos news.
The list of TV channels that will be live telecasting the ODI series in various countries is as below:
India – Star Sports, Doordarshan, DD1 National and Star Sports HD.
Pakistan – PTV Sports
Sri lanka – Ten Sports
Middle East – OSN Network
Australia – FOX Sports
UK (United Kingdom, England) – Skysports
USA – ESPN3
South Africa – Super Sports
Star Sports, the official broadcaster for India and other Asian countries will be live streaming the India vs England series on its official website.
The match can be watched on Starsports.com here or HERE starting from 3:00 pm India time.
Meanwhile, in a ridiculous piece of news, the Indian selectors including its manager, have restricted the players from bringing/accompanying their wives and girl friends on this tour, particularly the ODI series.
Many have blamed the Indian players for spending a lot of time with their wives and girlfriends who had accompanied them during this tour.
Virat Kohli scored very poorly in all the four Test. His poor form has been blamed for spending time with his girlfriend Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma who was allowed to accompany the cricketer during this tour. Read more on this here.
The probables of the ODI series are as follows:
England: Alastair Cook, Alex Hales, Ian Bell, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Chris Jordan, James Tredwell, James Anderson and Harry Gurney.
India: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav.
The official twitter account of the International Cricket Council (ICC) will be providing the ball-by-ball score of each ODI. Follow the live scores.