The hosts India are set to take on the defending champions England for match number 29 of the ongoing 2023 ODI World Cup on 29th October at the Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow. The Indian team is looking in red-hot form and is currently at the top of the points table with five wins from five matches. On the other hand, England seem to struggle in the tournament so far with just one win from four matches (before today’s match). Their most shocking loss came against Afghanistan in match number 13 of the tournament in Delhi. Afghanistan registered their second win in World Cup history as they defeated England by 69 runs.
Now, it will be a big challenge for England to get a win against the in-form Indian team at the spin-friendly track of Ekana. However, it will be an exciting contest between two strong sides in the biggest cricketing event of the year.
KL Rahul against England (KL Rahul vs England) Records
The Indian team has yet to lose a match in the ongoing tournament and will be coming with a fresh mindset against England after a gap of one week since their previous game against New Zealand. Each and every player on the team has given his best and played a crucial role in the team’s success in the tournament so far. Star batter KL Rahul is one of those players. He came out as as savior for India when the team was struggling on 2 runs for 3 wickets in the opening game against Australia in Chennai in a chase of 200 and finished the game with unbeaten 97 runs to give India a memorable. Since then, become the type of batsman who remains unbeaten to the end and finishes the game. He got out only once in the tournament so far and is maintaining an impressive average of 177 in five matches.
KL Rahul also enjoys batting against England and has a good record against the Three Lions across formats. Now, in the upcoming World Cup clash between India vs England, fans will be expecting him to go big and guide to the sixth consecutive win in the tournament.
KL Rahul Records & Stats against England in Tests
KL Rahul Records & Stats against England in ODIs
KL Rahul Records & Stats against England in T20Is
With his current form, KL Rahul could be dangerous for England if he comes out to bat early. England will be looking to get him out early and put India on the pressure on spin-friendly track in Lucknow.