India VS England Test Match: Preview, Playing XI, Squads, Venue, Timings, Pitch. All You Need to Know.  

Here is a look at what the India VS England Test match holds in store for the cricket community. It is the 5th match of the series.

India VS England Test match

The India VS England Test match begins tomorrow at Edgbaston. Both the teams are gearing up for the finale of one of the historic series. This happens to be India’s best chance to win a series in England. However, some factors don’t work in their favor. The Indian Cricket Team and the England Cricket Team are two of the most respected sides and the cricket on display is expected to be elite. So, what is the preview of this game? What will be the possible playing XIs? Here is an in-depth look: 

Preview of India VS England Test Match: 

This match is the continuation of the incomplete India Tour of England 2021. India is leading the series by 2-1. The last test match, which was the 5th Test of that series wasn’t played as there was an unfortunate Covid-19 outbreak in the Indian Camp. This game which takes place tomorrow is the 5th test Match of that series. India was their optimum best. They had all their key players firing last time around.  

The England Team walks into this test match being on song after a terrific series victory over the Blackcaps. It seems that England has revolutionized their way of playing Test Cricket as well. They are taking it toward the more slam-bang approach.  

The Indian team, on the other hand, hasn’t played Test Cricket off-late. Their last test match was in Bangalore against Sri Lanka. But that was before the IPL 2022 Season. Since then, the team has been playing T20Is. But coming into this game, the ECB had organized a match between India and Leicestershire as a tour game.  

Indian Test Team for India VS England Test Match, Jasprit Bumrah to lead: 

The absence of Rohit Sharma due to the unfortunate covid-19 test coming out to be positive has left the Indian team in a dilemma. The absence of KL Rahul also adds to the vows. But one’s absence allows the other. Jasprit Bumrah, India’s pace bowling sensation and one of the smartest cricketing brains is going to take over the Indian Test Team’s captaincy for India VS England Test Match. 

Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah(c), Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Srikar Bharat, Prasidh Krishna, Mayank Agarwal 

Expected Playing XI:

Indian Team Expected Playing XI: Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin/Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah(C).  

England Team Playing XI: 

Alex Lees, Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes(c), Sam Billings(w), Matty Potts, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, James Anderson. 

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