IND vs ENG 1st Test Dream11 Prediction, Pitch Report, Player Stats, H2H, Captain & Vice-captain, Fantasy Cricket Tips and More

In this article, we are going to discuss all about the IND vs ENG 1st Test Dream11 Prediction Team and the probable chances of which team will win. We’ll also discuss the weather condition along with a pitch report for this stadium and will also look at the  best captain and vice-captain choices for the Dream11 Fantasy Team.

The first match of the 5-match Test series between India and England is going to be played at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. Ben Stokes will be captaining the English side while Rohit Sharma will be leading the Indian side. Virat Kohli will not be available for the first two matches. Harry Brook will also be left out of their line-up for the guest team. The clash between England’s ‘bazball’ and India’s spin attack will make the series more interesting. 

Moreover, India are going into a Test without Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara or Ajinkya Rahane for the first time since November 2011. Joe Root (2526) is only ten runs away from surpassing Sachin Tendulkar as the highest run-getter in Tests between England and India. Root already has the most centuries (nine) in these contests, and averages 63.15.

IND vs ENG 1st Test Match Details

  • Match: India vs England, 1st Test, England tour of India For 5-match Test Series 
  • Venue: Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad
  • Date & Time: Thursday, January 25 & 9:30 AM IST
  • Live Broadcast and Streaming: Sports 18 Network and Jio Cinema 
  • Injured Players: No one

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium Pitch Report

This Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium surface is probably known for batting-friendly surfaces in test matches. Spinners will come into play after day 3 of the test matches whereas fast bowlers need to put extra effort and seam the new balls to trouble the batters. Also Read: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium Hyderabad Boundary Length and Seating Capacity

Hyderabad Weather Report 

There is no threat of rain on the matchday. So, we can expect an uninterrupted match.

IND vs ENG: Head-to-Head Records In Test

Both Team India and England faced each other on 131 occasions so far in Test matches. In those 131 games, England won 50 matches whereas Team India defeated them 31 times, and 50 matches ended with a draw.

Last Five Matches:-  

  • England won by 7 wickets(01-Jul-2022)
  • India won by 157 runs (02-Sep-2021)
  • England won by an innings and 76 runs (25-Aug-2021)
  • India won by 151 runs (12-Aug-2021)
  • Match drawn (04-Aug-2021)

IND vs ENG 1st Test Dream 11 Prediction: Player Stats 

  • Batters To Watch (Recent stats)
  1. Rohit Sharma, IND
    • 9 Matches   600 Runs   42.86 Avg   59.82 SR
  2. Ben Duckett, ENG
    • 10 Matches  904 Runs   53.18 Avg   88.45 SR
  3. Joe Root, ENG
    • 10 Matches  816 Runs   54.40 Avg   75.69 SR
  • Bowlers To Watch (Recent stats)
  1. Ravichandran Ashwin, IND
    • 8 Matches  47 Wkts   2.61 Econ  40.76 SR
  2. Ravindra Jadeja, IND
    • 7 Matches   33 Wkts  2.40 Econ  48.57 SR
  3. Jack Leach, ENG
    • 5 Matches   26 Wkts  3.55 Econ  58.03 SR

IND vs ENG 1st Test Dream11 Prediction Team for Today’s Match

  • Wicket-keepers: Jonny Bairstow, KL Rahul
  • Batters: Rohit Sharma, Ben Stokes, Shreyas Iyer, Zak Crawley
  • All-rounders: Ravi Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Joe Root, Axar Patel
  • Bowler: Jack Leach 
IND vs ENG Dream11 Prediction Team for Today's Match

Dream11 Captain & Vice-Captain Best Choice

  • Captain: Rohit Sharma/Joe Root
  • Vice Captain: R Ashwin/Ravindra Jadeja 

IND vs ENG 1st Test Match: Probable Playing 11

India (IND): Rohit Sharma (C), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Srikar Bharat (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj

England (ENG): Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes (C), Ben Foakes (wk), Tom Hartley, Rehan Ahmed, Jack Leach, Mark Wood

IND vs ENG 1st Test Match Prediction: Who Will Win today’s match?

After analyzing the recent performances and head-to-head records, the chances of victory are going in favor of India. Apart from this, the conditions will be in favor of spinners, and India, with Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin and Axar Patel, have a better spin attack than England and are more experienced as well. So, India can win this match.

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