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ENG vs IND Dream11 Team Prediction, Playing 11, Pitch Report for 5th Test England vs India Dream11 Prediction

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ENG vs IND Dream11: England and India face off in the fifth and final Test of the five-match series. At present, India leads the series 2-1 after the completion of four games. The fifth Test, which was supposed to go on in 2021 initially, was postponed due to the COVID outbreak in the Indian camp. India last won a Test series in England back in 2007 and have an opportunity to create history in this match. Hosts England will want to level the series with a win as well.

ENG vs IND 5th Test Match Details

England vs India 5th Test

01 July – 05 July, 3:00 PM IST

Edgbaston, Birmingham, England.

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Pitch Report

The wicket at this venue is generally batting-friendly with pacers likely to have some assistance. Fans can expect a good contest between bat and ball with the average first innings total being 307.

Last result at the venue

The last Test at this venue was played in June 2021 between England and New Zealand. New Zealand won the match by 8 wickets.

Form Guide

England: WWWLD

India: WWLLW

(Last 5 Test matches)

England Playing 11

  • James Anderson was excluded from the 3rd Test against New Zealand and returns to the squad for this match. He is likely to feature in the XI as well.
  • Sam Billings was called up for the final Test against New Zealand as Ben Foakes missed out complaining of back pain.
  • Jamie Overton impressed in the final game against New Zealand. However, he is likely to make way for James Anderson.

Alex Lees

Zak Crawley

Ollie Pope

Joe Root

Jonny Bairstow

Ben Stokes (c)

Ben Foakes / Sam Billings (wk)

Matthew Potts

Jack Leach

Stuart Broad

James Anderson

Joe Root Stats in Test

Joe Root’s stats in Test matches against India are impressive. Not just at home, he has put up good performances against India away as well. Root is in brilliant form with the bat, being the leading run-scorer in their recent series win against New Zealand with 396 runs in the series with two hundreds and a fifty. Root is expected to carry his sensational form at home against India in this match.

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Last 5 performances against IND Batting Average
120 10285 86*, 5, 3, 176, 115* 36, 21, DNB, 121, 33 50.17

Ben Stokes Stats in Test

England skipper Ben Stokes is in good touch with the bat. He scored 194 runs in the recent series against New Zealand at a healthy average of 48.50. Stokes is also handy with the ball in home conditions. The all-rounder will want to lead England to another win and level the series with a fine performance with both bat and ball.

Matches Played Runs/Wickets Last 5 performance Last 5 performances against IND Batting Average/Bowling Average
82 5255/177 18 & DNB, DNB & 0/30, 75* & 0/62, 46 & 2/85, 54 & 0/43 2 & DNB, 55 & 4/89, 25 & DNB, 6 & 0/19, 8 & DNB 36.24/32.84

India Playing 11

  • KL Rahul is set to miss the Test due to injury.
  • With skipper Rohit Sharma testing COVID positive and in isolation, there is no clarity on his participation as he is not ruled out yet. Mayank Agarwal has been called as cover for Rohit.
  • Cheteshwar Pujara is back in the squad and will feature in the XI while Ajinkya Rahane misses out.
  • Virat Kohli and Ravichandran Ashwin earlier tested positive but have recovered and are fit to play as well.
  • Pacer Jasprit Bumrah is likely to lead the side should Rohit miss out.

Rohit Sharma (c) / Mayank Agarwal

Shubman Gill

Cheteshwar Pujara

Virat Kohli

Hanuma Vihari

Rishabh Pant (wk)

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravindra Jadeja / Shardul Thakur

Mohammad Shami

Jasprit Bumrah

Mohammed Siraj

Rishabh Pant Stats in Test

Rishabh Pant’s Stats in Tests against England are promising. He has scored 578 runs from 19 innings at an average of 32.11. Pant scored fifty in India’s second innings of the fourth Test against England as well. He has played some vital knocks for India in overseas Tests at crucial times and is expected to come good once again in this match.

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Last 5 performances against ENG Batting Average
30 1920 50, 39, DNB, 96, 100* 50, 9, 1, 2, 22 40.85

Jasprit Bumrah Stats in Test

Jasprit Bumrah is India’s lead pacer at the moment. Bumrah has performed well against England both at home and away. With 18 wickets in the four Tests played last year, he is India’s leading wicket-taker in the series as well. Bumrah is a genuine wicket-taker and is expected to lead the pace attack in this final match.

Matches Played Wickets Last 5 performance Last 5 performances against ENG Bowling average
29 123 3/23, 5/24, 0/7, 2/36, 1/54 2/27, 2/67, 2/59, 3/33, 0/79 21.73

 

Who will win England vs India 5th Test today match?

Ben Stokes led England come into this match on the back of a magnificent 3-0 win against New Zealand at home. The hosts are in terrific form and are certainly a tough side to beat given their recent performances

Meanwhile, India last played two Tests against Sri Lanka at home, winning both the games. However, their previous overseas outing against South Africa ended in a 2-1 defeat. Although, India is leading the series against England 2-1 and have an opportunity to create history.

The two nations have played 130 Test matches against each other. England holds the upper hand with 49 wins while India have come out victorious 31 times with 50 Tests ending in a draw. In England, both the sides have played 66 Tests with the hosts winning 35 and India winning 9.

England vs India Dream 11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Rishabh Pant, Jonny Bairstow

Batsmen: Joe Root, Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ollie Pope

All-rounder: Ben Stokes

Bowlers: James Anderson, Jasprit Bumrah, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach

Captain, Vice-Captain for Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes

Captain, Vice-Captain for Grand League:  Joe Root, Jasprit Bumrah

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