India tour of England 2021: 1st Test – Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips & Playing XI Details
The much anticipated five-match Test Series between arch-rivals India and England is all set to begin from 4th August 2021. The hosts England will look to snatch the prestigious Pataudi Trophy from India after an away defeat in the initial part of the year. India will look to continue their dominance in the Test Cricket and retain the trophy.
India vs England- 1st Test Details
Date: 4th August to 8th August
Time: 3:30 pm
Venue: Trent Bridge Cricket Ground, Nottingham, England.
Live Stream: Sony Sports Network
Head to Head India vs England in Tests
Matches Played: 126
India Won: 30
England Won: 49
Last five matches:
- Mar 04, 2021: India won by an innings and 25 runs.
- Feb 24, 2021: India won by 10 wickets.
- Feb 13, 2021: India won by 317 runs.
- Feb 05, 2021: England won by 227 runs.
- Sep 07, 2019: England won by 118 runs.
India vs England Test Squads
Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant, R. Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Md. Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav
Joe Root (Captain), James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow, Dom Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Sam Curran, Haseeb Hameed, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, Dom Sibley, Mark Wood
India: V. Kohli (C), R.Sharma, M.Agarwal, C.Pujara, H.Vihari, R.Pant, R.Jadeja, R.Ashwin, M.Shami, I.Sharma, J.Bumrah
England: J.Root (C), D.Sibley, Z.Crawley, J.Bairstow, J.Buttler, S.Curran, D.Bess, J.Leach, S.Broad, O.Robinson, J.Anderson
India: Suryakumar Yadav and Prithi Shaw have been added. Ajinkya Rahane is injured and will likely miss the first test. Washington Sundar and Avesh Khan have been ruled out of the series with injuries.
England: All Rounder Ben Stokes has announced an indefinite break from cricket and will miss the entire series.
Nottingham, 4th-8th Aug: Cloudy with a high possibility of rain throughout the match. Humidity- 50% high and Wind Speed- 13 km/hr.
Trent Bridge: Hard pitch with bounce and swing for the first three days. The pitch will deteriorate as the game goes on and the cracks will help the spinners later in the game.
India vs England 1st Test Prediction
In a rain anticipated test match, England might have the advantage in windy conditions. It is hard to predict a winner and a draw might just be the result of an overcast match.
India vs England 1st Test Dream Team
Wicket-Keeper: Jos Buttler
Batsmen: Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rohit Sharma
All-Rounders: Ravindra Jadeja
Bowlers: Ollie Robinson, James Anderson, Ravi Ashwin, Mohd. Shami, Stuart Broad