India v England 2021: date of 2nd ODI cricket match, series fixtures, team news - and how to watch on TV

Next one day international cricket match between India vs England will take place in Pune

Thursday, 25th March 2021, 3:50 pm

England will look to level the ODI series in the second of three white ball matches against India.

Eoin Morgan’s tourists lost the first one day international fixture in India by 66 runs on 23 March.

Jonny Bairstow smashed 94 from 66 balls in the chase but England fell well short of India’s 317-5, inspired by Krunal Pandya who hit the fastest ODI half-century by a player on debut.

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Jonny Bairstow, pictured, smashed 94 from 66 balls in the chase but England fell well short of India’s Krunal Pandya-inspired 317-5. (Pic: Getty)

England will look to bounce back immediately by adopting the aggressive style that led Morgan’s men to 2019 World Cup glory in dramatic circumstances over New Zealand at Lord’s.

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Here’s everything you need to know about the second India vs England ODI.

When is the next India v England ODI?

The second ODI of the series between India v England will take place on Friday 26 March 2021.

What time does India v England start?

The match is scheduled to start at 1.30pm local time, meaning an 8am start time in the UK due to the different time zones.

Where will India v England be played?

Pune’s Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium will host the second India vs England ODI.

The match will be played behind closed doors without any spectators in attendance due to the ongoing Covid pandemic, which has seen spikes in infection rates locally.

What players are likely to feature in India v England?

India: Virat Kohli (captain), Yuzvendra Chahal, Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Prasidh Krishna, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Thangarasu Natarajan, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Siraj, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Suryakumar Yadav.

England: Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jonathan Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Liam Livingstone, Matt Parkinson, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood. Stand-by: Jake Ball, Chris Jordan, Dawid Malan.

What TV channel is India v England on?

TV coverage of England’s tour of India has been split between the Test and white ball action.

Channel 4 won the race to secure the Test series and Sky Sports claimed the TV broadcast rights for the T20 matches and subsequent ODI fixtures.

All three matches of the India v England ODI series will be aired live on Sky Sports Cricket.

The match will be available to Sky Sports subscribers at no extra cost. Coverage starts at 7am.

Sky Sports packages range from £18 per month for the dedicated Premier League and Football channels to £25 for the complete sports package, including Sky Sports Cricket.

Can I stream the India v England ODI?

Sky Sports subscribers can stream the action as it happens on multiple digital devices - including mobile phones and tablets - via the Sky Go app.

Cricket fans wanting to watch the ODI action without signing up to a contract can buy day or month passes to Sky Sports from NOW TV.

The NOW TV app can be found on many of the latest smart TVs and can be streamed through phones, computers, tablets, consoles and BT Sport.

How can I listen to India v England on the radio?

Radio coverage of England’s tour of India can be found at talkSPORT 2.

The digital station has acquired the radio broadcasting rights to all five of the T20 India v England fixtures, as well as the subsequent three ODIs.

Former England star batsman Kevin Pietersen will offer his thoughts on the action as he joins a string of ex-internationals, including Darren Gough and Mark Butcher.

What are the odds on India v England?

India are the bookies’ favourites to seal a second ODI win and claim the series. The hosts are 8/13 on with WilliamHill and Bet365 to win the second ODI, with England at 6/4 with BetFred.