IND vs ENG Dream11 Prediction: 2nd Test Match of England Tour of India 2024 Playing 11, Pitch Report, Fantasy Cricket Tips for India vs England Dream11 Team

Updated on: Feb 1, 2024 11:02 am IST

India suffered a shock defeat in the first of the five match Test series against England. After securing a daunting first innings lead, the hosts succumbed to a brilliant innings from Ollie Pope. The defeat means that India have not recorded a single win in their last three Test matches on home soil.

India vs England, 2nd Test of England Tour of India 2024
02 February, 9:30 AM IST
Dr Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam, India

IND vs ENG 2nd Test Prediction

India will be without several key players in Visakhapatnam. KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja will miss the second Test owing to an injury, whereas, Virat Kohli has opted out of the initial matches due to personal emergency. England have a great chance of taking a 2-0 lead against a weakened Indian side.

Form Guide

IND: L-W-L-D-W
ENG: W-W-D-W-L

Visakhapatnam Cricket Stadium Pitch Report

Expect the spinners to come into play right from Day 1. The pitch should be good for batting in the initial days, however, the bowlers will dominate the proceedings in the latter half of the Test match. Check IND vs ENG 2nd Test pitch report in detail.

IND Playing 11

1. Rohit Sharma (c)
2. Yashasvi Jaiswal
3. Shubman Gill
4. Rajat Patidar
5. Shreyas Iyer
6. Srikar Bharat (wk)
7. Axar Patel
8. Ravi Ashwin
9. Washington Sundar
10. Jasprit Bumrah
11. Mohammed Siraj

India Team News

  • Squad: Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Washington Sundar, Shreyas Iyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rajat Patidar, Axar Patel, Sarfaraz Khan, Srikar Bharat, Dhruv Jurel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mukesh Kumar, Mohammed Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah, Sourabh Kumar
  • KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja are ruled out due to injury.
  • Virat Kohli remains unavailale due to personal reasons.
  • It will be a toss up between Kuldeep Yadav and Washington Sundar for the third spinner option in the team. Considering that the batting lineup is already weakened by the absence of a couple of players, Washington Sundar might just have a slight edge here.

IND Key Players

Rohit Sharma Stats vs England in Test

Rohit Sharma last 5 innings in Test Runs against ENG in Test Test Batting average vs ENG Total runs In Test Captain choice
24, 39, 39, 16*, 5 810 runs in 19 innings 47.64 3801 runs at an average of 45.20             ✅

Ravi Ashwin Stats vs England in Test

Ravi Ashwin last 5 Test Matches Wickets against ENG in Test Test Bowling Average vs ENG Total wickets In Test Captain choice
6, 1, 3, 12, 7 wickets 94 wickets in 37 innings 28.20 496 wickets at an average of 23.69             ✅

ENG PLAYING 11

1. Zak Crawley
2. Ben Duckett
3. Joe Root
4. Ben Stokes (c)
5. Ollie Pope
6. Jonny Bairstow (wk)
7. Rehan Ahmed
8. Ben Foakes
9. Mark Wood
10. Tom Hartley
11. Shoaib Bashir

England Team News

  • Squad: Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Joe Root, Daniel Lawrence, Ben Stokes (c), Rehan Ahmed, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Foakes, Ollie Pope, James Anderson, Gus Atkinson, Shoaib Bashir, Tom Hartley, Jack Leach, Ollie Robinson, Mark Wood
  • Jack Leach has been ruled out for England ahead of Visakhapatnam Test. Shoaib Bashir is likely to replace him in England XI.
  • England should go ahead with an unchanged lineup, given that they are coming on the back of a magnificent victory.

ENG Key Players

Joe Root Stats vs India in Test

Joe Root Last 5 Scores in Test Runs against IND in Test Test Batting average vs IND Total Test runs Captain choice
2, 29, 91, 5, 84 2557 runs in 47 innings 60.88 11447 runs at an average of 50.00           ❌

Ben Stokes Stats vs India in Test

Ben Stokes Last 5 Test Match innings Runs against IND in Test Wickets against India in Test Total Test Runs and Wickets Vice-captain choice
70, 6, 42, 3, 51 849 runs in 32 innings 39 wickets at an average of 31.53 6193 runs and 197 wickets             ✅

Who will win 2nd Test between India and England?

  • Despite missing several key players, India certainly enter as the favorites to claim the victory, and level the series.
  • Tom Hartley was the standout bowler for England in the first Test, picking up seven wickets in the second innings to setup the victory.
  • Ollie Pope’s brilliant knock of 196 put the Indian bowlers under tremendous pressure. The English batters will hope to continue with their aggressive intent.

IND vs ENG Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Ollie Pope
Batsmen: Rohit Sharma (c), Shubhman Gill, Joe Root, Shreyas Iyer
All-rounders: Ben Stokes, Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Ravi Ashwin (vc)
Bowlers: Jasprit Bumrah, Tom Hartley, Rehan Ahmed/Shoaib Bashir

Who are Best Captain Options for IND vs ENG Dream11 Team

For Small League, Head to Head contest: Rohit Sharma, Ravi Ashwin
For Grand League, Mega Contest: Tom Hartley, Axar Patel

What are IND vs ENG Fantasy Tips?

  • Rohit Sharma has a good record against England. After missing out on scoring some big runs in the first Test, the Indian skipper will look to make amends in the second match.
  • Ravi Ashwin is just four wickets shy of 500 wickets in Test cricket. The Indian spinner took 6 wickets in Hyderabad. He can also contribute decent points with the bat.
  • Ollie Pope was the player of the match in the first Test match, scoring 196 runs in the second innings. The English batter played some fearless cricket, as he piled the pressure on the Indian bowlers.

Where to watch IND vs ENG Live?

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