England captain Eoin Morgan says their experience at the 2016 World Twenty20 is a “great confidence booster” for the upcoming one-day series in India.
The hosts have won 12 of their last 14 home ODI series’ but Morgan says England remain “very optimistic” they can compete on Indian pitches.
India v England: Beating India is not impossible – Morgan
Morgan led England to the final of the World T20 in similar conditions.
“The challenge of winning in India is huge but not impossible,” he said ahead of Sunday’s first ODI (08:00 GMT).
“There’s a fine balance between playing positive cricket and playing smart cricket and we don’t want to fall short.
“We want to fall on the brave side of things as we have done in the last couple of years.”
The tourists were were beaten 4-0 in the recent Test series.
The batting line-up for Sunday’s ODI in Pune is expected to include Alex Hales, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Morgan and Jos Buttler.
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