How will England tackle India in semi-final of T20 World Cup 2022?

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ENG Vs IND T20 World Cup semis scenario

ENG vs IND T20 semis: After witnessing the super thrilling Super 12 stage of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022. We finally have our top four teams, who will now lock horns in the semi-finals to qualify for the final on November 13.

New Zealand, the table-toppers from Group 1 will face Pakistan in the semi-final 1 on Wednesday. But the biggest game of the tournament so far is most likely to be the India vs England semi-final 2 clash on Thursday.

Let’s look at ENG Vs IND T20 semis scenario

India topped the Group 2 table and also ended the Super 12 stage as the top team among all with 8 points in 5 games.

They faced just a single loss against South Africa and their journey so far was quite dominating.

While England, who lost to the small team Ireland in the group stage, managed to advance for the semis with 7 points.

Considering a knockout game and current form of both teams it is very likely that the men in blue dominate this game and qualify for the semis as the Rohit Sharma-led side is looking more balanced than the Jos Buttler’s England.

ENG Vs IND T20 semis: How will England tackle India in semi-final 2 of T20 World Cup 2022?

England, who started their campaign with a win over Afghanistan by 5 wickets faced a bit shocker in their second game when they lost to Ireland by 5 runs.

The game which considered as the cake walk for the English side turned out to be a nightmare for them, as they faced a big defeat. However, it was a rain-halted game and the match was ended in Ireland’s favour due to DLS method. But a loss is a loss as they failed to collect 2 easy points.

Their third match against Australia called-off due to rain, while the Three Lions side won both of their remaining games.

One against the table toppers New Zealand and the last game against the Asian Champions Sri Lanka.

As a result of finishing second in their group now they have to face India in the semi-final.

ENG Vs IND T20 semis: England need to be aware of in-form Indian players

The men in blue, whose most of the players are in form of their life, especially Suryakumar Yadav. On top of that, Virat Kohli, who was seen struggling with his form for quite some times. But he made a solid comeback and is currently the highest run-scorer in the tournament. The Buttler side have to make solid plans around these two otherwise it would be difficult for them to stay in the game.

The worry just not ended there, after making a solid plan around Indian batters. The English side will have be aware of the Indian bowling line-up.

Even without their star pacer Jasprit Bumrah, the bowlers so far dominate every game. One of the reasons behind India’s comprehensive wins in the tournament.

And not just one, but all three fast and the experienced spinner Ravi Ashwin is also a headache for them and they need to be aware of them.

India is currently the top-ranked team in the T20I rankings and by looking at the current form of Indian players. It is most likely that the men in blue will win the ENG Vs IND T20 semis game.

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