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| On Aug 31, 2021 12:36 PM IST

ENG vs IND 4th Test: Possible Playing 11 of England

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ENG Playing 11: With series level at 1-1, England and India now move to Kennigton Oval, London for the fourth Test. The hosts are back on track after a resounding win at Leeds. They dominated India right from the beginning and went on to register an innings victory. Skipper Joe Root is looking unstoppable while the evergreen James Anderson is hurting India with his skills and experience. With momentum on their side, England will look to stamp their authority once again and push India on the backfoot. Both teams have played 129 Tests in which England leads India 50-31.

Team News

  • Chris Woakes is back into the side after recovering from heel injury and come in the expense of Sam Curran into the eleven. He replaces Saqib Mahmood in the squad.
  • Jos Buttler will miss this match as his wife is expecting their second child. Sam Billings has been called as cover but Jonny Bairstow will take wicketkeeping gloves.
  • Mark Wood is also expected to be available for the match.

ENG Playing 11 (likely)

Rory Burns
Haseeb Hameed
Dawid Malan
Joe Root (C)
Jonny Bairstow (wk)
Ollie Pope
Moeen Ali
Chris Woakes
Craig Overton
Ollie Robinson
James Anderson

Suddenly, things are looking great for England. They had the perfect match at Leeds which will give them confidence going into this game. The openers fired while Dawid Malan impressed upon his Test return. Joe Root looked fluent and registered another thumping century. The bowling department looks strong with Anderson in great form. The biggest positive though, was Robinson whose excellent spell in the second innings took England home.

READ: James Anderson To Play 4th Test? England Coach gives an Update

England squad

Joe Root (C), Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Sam Billings (wk), Rory Burns, Sam Curran, Haseeb Hameed, Dan Lawrence, Dawid Malan, Craig Overton, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.


Where to Watch ENG vs IND Live 4th Test

You can watch the ball by ball and the Live score coverage of the England vs India 4th Test match on Sony Sports Network and Sony Liv. The match will be played from 2-6 September and will start at 3:30 pm (IST).

READ: England squad announced for 4th Test. Check Details