IND Vs ENG 2nd Test: Both India and England have made a fantastic start to the year. With India fresh from a 2-1 victory against Australia, England returns from a 2-0 series win against Sri Lanka. And with the World Test Championship (WTC) on the line, it will be interesting to see who books the final’s berth at Lord’s. England and India have arrived in Chennai, where they will take on the 1st Test on Indian soil since 2019.
Therefore, let’s dig into the details for the IND Vs ENG 2nd test to find out the match preview, full squads, probable playing, dream XI team, and more
IND Vs ENG 2nd Test Match Preview
Match: India Vs England (2nd Test)
Day & Date: Saturday, 13th February 2021- 17th February 2021
Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Toss: 9 AM (IST)
Match Start: 9.30 AM (IST)
IND Vs ENG : Head To Head
Let’s see the head to head stats as we head into IND Vs ENG 2nd Test
IND Vs ENG: Previous Encounter
Let’s see how the previous encounter between the two teams panned out
Match Date: September 7-11, 2018
|England (1st Innings)|
|India (1st Innings)|
|Jos Butler 89 (133)||Ravindra Jadeja 86* (156)|
|Alastair Cook 71 (190)||Hanuma Vihari 56 (124)|
|Moeen Ali 50 (170)||Virat Kohli 49 (70)|
|England (2nd Innings)|
|Alastair Cook 147 (286)||KL Rahul 149 (224)|
|Joe Root 125 (190)||Rishabh Pant 114 (146)|
|Ben Stokes 37 (36)||Ajinkya Rahane 37 (106)|
Virat Kohli (C), Ajinkya Rahane (VC), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (WK), Wriddhiman Saha (WK), Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Siraj, Shardul Thakur.
Joe Root (captain), Moeen Ali, Dom Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ben Stokes, Olly Stone, Dom Sibley, Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer, James Anderson.
IND Vs ENG 2nd Test: Probable Playing XI
Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Washington Sundar/Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah.
Dom Sibley, Rory Burns, Dan Lawrence, Joe Root (c), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Ben Foakes, Moeen Ali, Stuart Broad, Chris Woakes, Jack Leach
The team batting first will be opting to bowl first and make use of the swinging conditions in Chennai
IND Vs ENG 2nd Test Match Prediction
If everything goes well, India is likely to come out on top in the 2nd Test
IND Vs ENG: Dream 11 Team
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