IND Playing 11: In a quest to register their first Test series win in the United Kingdom since 2007, team India is all geared up to square off against Ben Stokes led England in the rescheduled 5th Test which will take place at Edgbaston in Birmingham.
India is already 2-1 up in the series, but the scenario has changed from the last year when the series got halted due to COVID-19 complications. India was then led by the inspirational Virat Kohli and the coach then was Ravi Shastri. Now, both the head coach and the captain of Indian team have changed. Rohit Sharma is leading the troops in England coached by Rahul Dravid.
The scenario has changed for the hosts as well. back then it was Joe Root who led the home side under the coaching of Chris Silverwood. However, now Ben Stokes is leading England under the coaching of Kiwi great Brendon McCullum. The duo have kicked off their campaign prolifically against New Zealand by taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three match series. A crunch game awaits at Edgbaston on 1st July and here we have come up with a possible Playing 11 for India.
Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Hanuma Vihari, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant (wk), KS Bharat (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Shreyas Iyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Prasidh Krishna
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