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| On Aug 3, 2021 6:00 PM IST

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

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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


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Kuljyot Singh

A cricket maniac who lives his life like a T20 match, time is short so make the most of it. Always thriving to learn more about cricket writing and obviously being an Indian, a big cricket expert.

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