The first match of the Test series between India and England is being played at Chepak Stadium in Chennai from today. In the match, England won the toss and decided to bat first. This match is the 100th Test of the career of England captain Joe Root, then it is necessary for the Indian team to win to reach the final of the World Test Championship. After 11 months due to Corona virus, India is hosting an international cricket match.
Both teams are in unmatched form
India then won the series 2–1 with a miraculous performance in Australia, while England made a clean sweep of Sri Lanka 2–0. Therefore, the competition in this series is likely to be exciting. India, however, face England who are the only team to win the Test series (2012) in India in the last 15 years.
Teams are as follows…
India: Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Jaspreet Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohammad Siraj, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Akshar Patel, Hardik Pandya, Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha, Shardul Thakur.
England: Joe Root (captain), Jack Crowley, Dominic Sibley, Rory Burns, Ollie Pope, Dan Lawrence, Ben Stokes, Jose Butler (wicketkeeper), Ben Fox, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Joffra Archer, James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Dominic Bess , Jack Leach, Allie Stone.