ENG vs IND Dream 11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch Report, Team Details

Updated on: Aug 4, 2021 10:56 am IST

  • ENG vs IND Dream11 Prediction: The first Test match between England and India will be starting from 4 August at the Trent Bridge in Nottingham.

    ENG vs IND Dream 11 Prediction

    The five-match Test series between England and India will kickstart the 2021-23 cycle of the World Test Championship. The host England team is coming into this first Test match after losing the two-match Test series against New Zealand at home. On the other hand, Team India too lost the World Test Championship Final against New Zealand.

    ENG vs IND Match Details

    Fixture Name: 1st Test, England vs India

    Competition: England vs India Test

    Date: 4 August

    Time: 3:30 PM IST

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

    ENG vs IND Ground Details

    Ground: Trent Bridge, Nottingham

    Pitch Report: The pitch at the Trent Bridge is expected to go in favour of the fast bowlers as there will be overcast conditions throughout the duration of the Test match. The rain gods are expected to play a spoilsport on each day of the Test except for the opening day. Thus, things will be challenging for the batters from both the teams but it will be a great competition between the bat and ball.

    ENG vs IND Dream 11 Team Prediction

    WICKET-KEEPERS: Jonny Bairstow, Rishabh Pant
    BATSMEN: Joe Root, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Rory Burns
    ALL-ROUNDERS: Ravichandran Ashwin, Sam Curran
    BOWLERS: Mohammed Shami, Stuart Broad, James Anderson

    ENG vs IND Dream 11 Fantasy Tips 2021

    England will depend a lot on the likes of Rory Burns, Joe Root, Dominic Sibley and Jos Buttler to take the responsibility in the batting department. James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Ollie Robinson will be their crucial bowlers. On the other hand, India will be hopeful that Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane and Virat Kohli come good with the bat while Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma and Ravichandran Ashwin will be their key bowlers. England will have the upper hand in this contest as they are playing at home.

    ENG 2021 Captain (Joe Root)

    Joe Root Stats in Tests – 8714 runs in 105 matches at an average of 48.41 that includes 49 fifties and 20 centuries.

    IND 2021 Captain (Virat Kohli)

    Virat Kohli Stats in Tests – 7547 runs in 92 Tests at an average of 52.05 that comprises of 25 half-centuries and 27 hundreds.

    READ Michael Vaughan Predicts the Scoreline of the ENG vs IND Test Series

    Man of the Match in ENG vs IND

    England captain Joe Root could be the potential Man of the Match in this game because he has an impressive record against India in Test cricket. Joe Root Stats in Tests vs India – 1789 runs in 36 innings at an average of 54.2 that includes 9 fifties and 5 centuries.

    ENG Top Picks

    Joe Root

    England skipper Joe Root will be a key performer with the bat for his side in this entire five-match Test series against India. Joe Root Stats in Tests – 8714 runs in 105 matches at an average of 48.41 that includes 49 fifties and 20 centuries.

    James Anderson

    England’s veteran pacer James Anderson will be the player to watch out for in this match due to his sensational bowling record in Test cricket. James Anderson Stats in Tests – 617 wickets in 162 Tests at an average of 26.67.

    ENG News

    Injury Update, Unavailability

    • Ollie Pope remains doubtful for this match.

    Expected Team Line-up

    • Joe Root will captain the side.
    • Jos Buttler will keep the wickets.
    • Rory Burns, Joe Root, Dominic Sibley and Jonny Bairstow will be their main batters.
    • James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Ollie Robinson will be their important bowlers.

    ENG Playing 11 (likely)
    Dominic Sibley
    Rory Burns
    Jonny Bairstow
    Joe Root
    Jos Buttler
    Dan Lawrence
    Sam Curran
    Ollie Robinson
    Stuart Broad
    James Anderson
    Mark Wood/Jack Leach


    IND Top Picks

    Virat Kohli

    Indian captain Virat Kohli is by far the best batsman for his team due to his stunning record in the longest format of the game. Virat Kohli Stats in Tests – 7547 runs in 92 Tests at an average of 52.05 that comprises of 25 half-centuries and 27 hundreds.

    Mohammed Shami

    India’s senior fast bowler Mohammed Shami bowled amazingly well in the World Test Championship Final against New Zealand. Mohammed Shami Stats in Tests – 184 wickets in 51 matches at an average of 27.57.

    IND News

    Injury Update, Unavailability

    • Mayank Agarwal has been ruled out for this Test match due to concussion.
    • Suryakumar Yadav and Prithvi Shaw will not be available for this Test.

    Expected Team Line-up

    • Virat Kohli will captain the team.
    • Rishabh Pant will be the wicket-keeper.
    • Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane will be their crucial batsmen.
    • Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah and Ravichandran Ashwin will be their key bowlers.

    READ Team India Player Ruled out of 1st Test against England

    IND Playing 11 (likely)
    Rohit Sharma
    KL Rahul
    Cheteshwar Pujara
    Virat Kohli
    Ajinkya Rahane
    Rishabh Pant
    Ravindra Jadeja
    Ravichandran Ashwin
    Mohammed Shami
    Ishant Sharma/Mohammed Siraj
    Jasprit Bumrah

    England vs India Dream11


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