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ENG vs IND Dream 11 Prediction, ENG Playing 11, IND Playing 11 5th Test England vs India Dream11 Team for Today’s Match


ENG vs IND Dream 11 Prediction: England and India are all set to lock horns in the fifth and final rescheduled Test match starting from 1 July, 2022 (Friday) at the Edgbaston in Birmingham. Team India currently have a 2-1 lead in the five-match Test series after they were forced to leave the Test series midway following a massive Covid-19 outbreak in their camp. India have just played a four-day practice game against Leicestershire while England have registered an amazing 3-0 Test series whitewash against New Zealand at home.

ENG vs IND Dream 11 Prediction for Today Match

Fixture Name: 5th Test, England vs India

Competition: England vs India Test

Date:  1 July, 2022

Time: 3 PM IST

Ground: Edgbaston, Birmingham

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England vs India Pitch Report

The pitch and the conditions at the Edgbaston are expected to offer enough help for the batters and bowlers throughout the entire match. There will be good amount of bounce available on the wicket that will surely help the fast bowlers as Birmingham normally offers a swinging track and things will be favourable for the bowlers to a great extent with rain expected to play an important role. Therefore, picking more of batters and bowlers in your respective dream fantasy teams will be a good option.

Team Form Guide:
ENG (recent last): W W W L D
IND (recent last): W W L L W


ENG Playing 11

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

  • All the players are available for selection and there are no injury issues for England.
  • Ben Stokes will captain the side.
  • Ben Foakes will be the wicket-keeper.
  • 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.

Joe Root Stats in Test

Former England skipper Joe Root looked in a stunning form with the bat during the recent while in the longest format of the game. Joe Root scored close to 400 runs during the previous Test series against New Zealand.

Matches Runs Average 50/100 Recent Form
120 10285 50.17 54/27 5 & 86*, 176& 3, 11 & 115*, 17, 3


Jonny Bairstow Stats in Test

For England, Jonny Bairstow has been the one of the most consistent batsmen in Test cricket during the recent while. Jonny Bairstow notched up a wonderful knock of 162 runs in the first innings of the third and final Test against New Zealand.

Matches Runs Average 50/100 Recent Form
86 5195 36.08 23/10 162 & 71*, 8 & 136, 1 & 16, 23, 28


IND Playing 11

1. Mayank Agarwal
2. Shubman Gill
3. Cheteshwar Pujara
4. Virat Kohli
5. Hanuma Vihari/Shreyas Iyer
6. Rishabh Pant (wk)
7. Ravindra Jadeja
8. Shardul Thakur
9. Mohammed Shami
10. Jasprit Bumrah (C)
11. Mohammed Siraj

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  • KL Rahul will not be available for this game due to injury.
  • Rohit Sharma is quite doubtful after testing positive for COVID-19.
  • Jasprit Bumrah will be the captain.
  • Rishabh Pant will don the wicket-keeping gloves.
  • They will once again depend a lot on the likes of Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant to come good with the bat.
  • The likes of Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj and Shardul Thakur will form part of the bowling attack.

Virat Kohli Stats in Test

India’s Virat Kohli will once again be a key player for his team in this Test match against England due to his experience. Virat Kohli also scored a fine half-century during the warm-up game against Leicestershire.

Matches Runs Average 50/100 Recent Form
101 8043 49.96 28/27 33 & 67, 7, 25, 73, 20


Mohammed Shami Stats in Test

For India, right-arm pacer Mohammed Shami bowled extremely well during the last Test series against England. Mohammed Shami has taken more than 200 Test wickets at an average of 27.05.

Matches Wickets Average Strike-rate Recent Form
59 214 27.05 49.56 3/42 & 0/11, 1/33, 1/43, 0/23, 2/19


Who will win England vs India today match?

  • England have witnessed as many as 3 consecutive victories, one loss and a draw in the recent while.
  • India have managed to win 3 out of their last 5 Test matches.
  • During the previous meeting between these two teams, India defeated England by 157 runs.

According to the England vs India today match prediction, England are the favourites to win this match.

ENG vs IND Dream11 Team Prediction

WICKET-KEEPERS: Jonny Bairstow
BATTERS: Joe Root, Ollie Pope, Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara
ALL-ROUNDERS: Ben Stokes, Ravindra Jadeja
BOWLERS: Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Stuart Broad, James Anderson

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ENG vs IND Dream11 Prediction Captain & Vice Captain Choices

For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Joe Root, Virat Kohli.

For Grand League: Jonny Bairstow, Mohammed Shami.

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