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ENG Playing 11 for India vs England, 5th Test; 5 Best Fantasy Cricket Picks for Dream11 Team Prediction

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ENG Playing 11: The sun has risen for English Red ball cricket under the captaincy of Ben Stokes and the coaching of Brendon McCullum. England played a fearless brand of cricket in the recently concluded three-match Test series against the World Test Champions New Zealand as they tamed them mercilessly by 3-0.

Ben Stokes & Co. will now welcome the World Test Championship runners-up India for the rescheduled 5th Test which will commence from July 1 at Edgbaston in Birmingham. The way England has played their brand of cricket against new Zealand, India should be worried, but what would be the eleven for England in this vital Test match? Let’s discuss.

England Playing 11 Team News

  • England have announced their eleven for this Test.
  • Sam Billings is the only addition to the squad that featured in the 3 match test series against New Zealand.
  • Alex Lees and Zak Crawley will once again form the opening pair.
  • Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow and skipper Ben Stokes will be forming the middle-order.
  • Wicket-keeper Ben Foakes was ruled out of the 3rd test after the first innings due to COVID concerns. Sam Billings has taken his spot in the eleven for this game and will don the wicket-keeping gloves.
  • After a thoroughly impressive show in the recently concluded series, Matty Potts has kept his place in the eleven as the third seamer with the experience duo of Stuart Broard and James Anderson leading the attack.
  • Jack Leach is the only spinner in the eleven.

England Playing 11

  • Alex Lees
  • Zak Crawley
  • Ollie Pope
  • Joe Root
  • Jonny Bairstow
  • Ben Stokes
  • Sam Billings
  • Stuart Broad
  • Matthew Potts
  • Jack Leach
  • James Anderson

England Squad

Ben Stokes (c), James Anderson, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings (wk), Stuart Broad, Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes (wk), Matthew Potts, Harry Brook, Jack Leach, Alex Lees, Craig Overton, Jamie Overton, Ollie Pope.

India vs England Dream11 Prediction

Here are the best fantasy cricket picks for the match from India.

  • Joe Root’s stats in Test
Matches Runs Last 5 performances Last 5 performances against India Batting Average
120 10285 153 & 9, 0 & 5, 11 & 115*, 176 & 3, 5 & 86* 5 & 30, 64 & 109, 180* & 33, 121 & DNB, 21 & 36 50.17
  • Jonny Bairstow’s stats in Test
Matches Runs Last 5 performance Last 5 performances against India Batting Average
86 5195 20 & 29, 0 & 22, 1 & 16, 8 & 136, 162 & 71* 28 & 0, 29 & 30, 57 & 2, 29 & DNB, 37 & 0 36.07
  • James Anderson’s stats in Test
Matches Wickets Last 5 performances Last 5 performances against India Economy
171 651 2/58 & 1/8, 4/33, 1/54 & 0/34, 4/66 & 2/57, 3/62 & 2/20 DNB & 3/44, 4/54 & 0/12, 5/62 & 0/53, 3/6 & 1/63, 1/41 & 1/79 2.80
  • Ben Stokes’ stats in Test
Matches Runs Wickets Last 5 performances Batting Average
82 5255 177 120 & 19, 2 & 4, 1 & 54, 46 & 75*, 18 & DNB 36.24
  • Ollie Pope’s stats in Test
Matches Runs Last 5 performances Last 5 performances against India Average
26 1299 5 & 4, 14 & 5, 1 & 10, 145 & 18, 5 & 82 34 & 28, 22 & 12, 1 & 12, 29 & 15, 81 & 2 30.92

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