India vs England, Four test matches series, would begin from 5th of Feb in India. The first two test matches will be held in Chennai at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium and rest of two test matches will be held in Ahmedabad on Sardar Vallabh bai Patel.
Indian squad has been announced for first two test matches, and the return of Virat Kohli will make the Team India as rock-solid. A few players have also recovered from their injuries such as KL Rahul, Ashwin and Ishant Sharma. Hardik Pandya also included in the team as a batsman, let’s see if he could ball or not due to his back injury. In addition to this, Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur are also selected as they brilliantly performed in the last test match as All-rounder.
Moreover, Akshar Patel also grabbed the place instead of Ravinder Jadeja; he pulled off his name due to decollation of his left thumb of his left arm.
Luckily Mayank Aggarwal again got the chance to showcase his class, but we have to wait to see if his name is added to playing eleven or not. During the event, team selectors and coach will keep an eye on the performance of Kuldeep. However, the coach has made it clear that he would include him in the final team.
Well, Indian Cricket team was suffering from the major problem that was a form of the openers, which was almost sought out by the inclusion of Rohit Sharma and Shubam Gill. Both looked so comfortable as they mostly played cricketing shots. In the. series, it will be eye-pleasing to watch them together again.
To make the Indian bowling attack even stronger, the coach said, “We will follow the rotation policy for bowlers to keep them free from keeping their load low this will prevent the injuries.”
Owing to the coronavirus prevention measures, the live viewers are not allowed in the stadium. The M.A. Chitabram Chennai stadium has 50000 people capacity, and BCCI asked for 50% of gathering from the government, but they didn’t get approval.
England team is also preparing so well at present they are playing test match series in Srilanka. So, the players will get used to the subcontinent conditions.
Against Sri Lanka, England is performing well as they handsomely won the first test match where Joe Root made 228 runs in his first innings and Dom boss off-spinner took 5 wickets. The second test match is still going on. Ben strokes and Jofra Archer came to India as they had been resting for the Srilanka tour and selected for India tour.
Kevin Peterson has shared an old email of Rahul Dravid with England cricket board where he explained how he played the spinners in his Career.
Now everyone waiting for this nail bitting test series.