World Cup 2023: India to bat first for the first time in this World Cup

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England elects to bowl first
England elects to bowl first
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England elects to bowl first
England elects to bowl first

India for the first time in this World Cup are going to bat first. India is going to face England and it is going to be a crucial contest for both the sides. If India wins this contest, then they will go back to the top and England will stay alive in the competition. A loss here means England will be officially out of the tournament and will be the first time to do so.

The match is being played at the Lucknow where the pitch favors the batters. England have won the toss and elected to bowl first which means India are batting first for the first time. Both England and India are going with their respective same teams.

Here is the playing XI of India.

Rohit Sharma, Shubhman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj.