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ENG vs IND: England Playing 11 Announced for 5th Test. Check official update

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England Playing 11 for ENG vs IND: In an important news development, hosts England have announced their playing 11 for the fifth and final rescheduled Test match against India at the Edgbaston in Birmingham starting from 1 July, 2022 (Friday). After having registered an amazing 3-0 Test series whitewash against New Zealand at home, England will definitely be feeling very much high on confidence. India currently lead the five-match Test series by 2-1 margin but the hosts have a great opportunity and in-form line-up to level things up.

ENG vs IND: England Playing 11 Announced for 5th Test. Check official update

The England Cricket Board (ECB) have named the playing 11 for the 5th and final Test match against India beginning from Friday. English senior pacer James Anderson returns to the playing XI after missing the third and final Test match against New Zealand. On the other hand, Sam Billings who was added in the 3rd Test as the Covid-19 replacement for wicket-keeper batsman Ben Foakes, has also retained his spot in the England side for this only Test match against India.

The likes of Zak Crawley, Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow will once again be expected to be their important mainstay clogs in the batting department. The trio of James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Matty Potts will be their crucial wicket-taking bowlers.

England Playing 11
1. Alex Lees
2. Zak Crawley
3. Ollie Pope
4. Joe Root
5. Ben Stokes (C)
6. Jonny Bairstow 
7. Sam Billings (wk)
8. Jack Leach
9. Matty Potts
10. Stuart Broad
11. James Anderson

England Test Squad

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

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England vs India 2022 Schedule

Date Format Fixture Time Venue
1-5 July, 2022 5th Test England vs India 3:30 PM IST Edgbaston, Birmingham
7 July, 2022 1st T20I England vs India 11 PM IST The Rose Bowl, Southampton
9 July, 2022 2nd T20I England vs India 7 PM IST Edgbaston, Birmingham
10 July, 2022 3rd T20I England vs India 11 PM IST Trent Bridge, Nottingham
12 July, 2022 1st ODI England vs India 3:30 PM IST Kennington Oval, London
14 July, 2022 2nd ODI England vs India 5:30 PM IST Lord’s, London
17 July, 2022 3rd ODI England vs India 5:30 PM IST Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

 

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