England Lions vs India A, 1st Match
The Big Picture
It will be a start to the tri-nation series involving hosts England Lions, India A and Windies A, with India A scheduled to play the tournament opener against hosts England on Friday, June 22.
India A was imperious in the two practice games leading into the tournament. While they romped over ECB XI by 125 runs in the first practice encounter, the second game against Leicestershire saw the young Turks smash the third highest score (4-458 in 50 overs) in List-A cricket. Shaw (132) and Mayank Agarwal (151) shared a 221-run stand for the first wicket, and a swashbuckling 86 off 54 balls from Shubhman Gill were the architects in India A’s record-breaking feat.
In the bowling department, Deepak Chahar (3-24) and Prasidh Krishna (2-48) restricted Leicestershire to 177, to set-up a 281-run win. With a rich vein of form at their disposal, India A will go into the fixture as prime favourites. So, who will win EN-A vs IN-A? Let us delve into the betting odds as part of our EN-A vs IN-A Today Match Prediction:-
Where:- County Ground, Derby
When:- June 22, 2018, 03:30 PM IST
The County Cricket Ground boasts of an ideal cricket pitch, which tends to assist fast bowlers initially while settling in into an ideal batting track as the conditions ease off. In the nine encounters played at the venue, the average first innings score is 243 and 182 while chasing. A true testimony to the fact above is, teams batting first have won nine games while chasing side have only won a single fixture.
EN-A vs IN-A WHO WILL WIN
As per the Betting odds, the odds in favour of EN-A winning the game is 4/5, meaning a return of Rs 180 over a stake of 100, while that of IN-A is 1/1, meaning a return of Rs 200 over a claim of Rs 100.