IND vs ENG 1st Test Dream11 Team Prediction, India vs England Dream11 Match, IND vs ENG Player Stats and Playing11: the First Test Between India and England will be started this Friday at MA Chidambaram Stadium.
The International cricket is returning to India after nearly a year and the team India comes into this series after a stunning win against Australia at their home in the unavailability of regular skipper Virat Kohli.
Virat Kohli available for this series after his paternity leave, but they will miss Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami, for this series. India has very good records at home.
On the other hand, England comes into this series after whitewashing the series against Sri Lanka by 2-0 at their home, and the skipper Joe Root has impressed in this series as he scored 426 runs at an average of 106.50. while their spin duo Dom Bess and Jack Leach helped to make a historic win in the series.
Match: 1st Test India vs England
Series: England Tour of India 2021
Time and Date: 5th February 2021 at 9:30 AM (IST)
Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium
IND vs ENG 1st Test Weather Report
The weather of Chennai will be sunny for the next five days so the full match expects without any interruption of rain, the temperature will hover between 23 to 29 °C.
The pitch of MA Chidambaram Stadium is good for batting for the first three days but the spinners play a major role in this match although the pacers also get some help from the track.
the team that won the toss might choose to bowl first and take advantage of the condition and team batting first should ideally aim for at least 350.
Avg Batting First: 376 (Last 5 Test Matches on this venue)
Last Five Test Head to Head
India Won: 1
England Won: 4
Head to Head at this venue (MA Chidambaram Stadium)
Total matches played: 9
India Won: 5
England Won: 3
Both Teams Squad
Virat Kohli (C), Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Md. Siraj, Shardul Thakur.
Joe Root (C), Moeen Ali, Dom Bess, Stuart Broad, Ollie Pope, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ben Stokes, Olly Stone, Dom Sibley, Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer, James Anderson.
News For England: The Opening Batsmen Zak Crawley has ruled out from this series because he suffered a freak wrist injury by slipping in the dressing room.
News For India: Ajinka Rahane said in the Press Conference, that Hardik Pandya is working very hard, but India won’t reveal the plans for him before the match.
IND vs ENG 1st Test Probable Playing 11’s:
Shubman Gill, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (C), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (WK), Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel/Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma/Shardul Thakur/Mohammad Siraj.
Rory Burns, Dom Sibley, Daniel Lawrence, Joe Root, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Dom Bess, Jack Leach, Jofra Archer, James Anderson/Stuart Broad.
IND vs ENG Player Stats and Dream11 Top Picks
Virat Kohli have very good test records at home as he has scored three 200 plus scores in his last nine home Tests and he has 68.42 batting average in 39 test matches.
Rohit Sharma like Virat Kohli, Rohit have also good records at home, in 20 test inning he has 88.33 and in the last 9 Inning have 4 Century and two half century at home.
Ravichandran Ashwin: did brilliant performance in last test match series against Australia, in the series he has scalped 12 wickets and also scored 78 runs.
Joe Root: did outstanding performance in recent series against Sri Lanka, the skipper scored 426 runs at an average of 106.50.
Dom Bess also gave brilliant performance with bowl in last series, the spinner scalped 12 wickets and the pitch of Chennai is good for spinners so he will be key bowler for England.
Ben Stokes: is the number one all rounder in the test cricket in last series in India, he has scored 345 runs in 10 Innings and 8 wickets with five wickets haul.