IND Vs ENG 3rd Test: With the World Test Championship (WTC) on the line, India and England are all set to book their berth in the finals. After losing the 1st test, Virat Kohli and his men bounced back strongly to win the 2nd test, levelling the series 1-1. Buoyed by that emphatic performance, the Indians now travel to partake in the first-ever pink ball test in the Motera Stadium. The world’s largest cricket stadium will finally be throwing open its gates for a spectacle that promises to make for intriguing viewing.
Therefore, let’s dig into the details for the IND Vs ENG 3rd test to find out the match preview, full squads, probable playing, dream XI team, and more
IND Vs ENG 3rd Test Match Preview
Match: India Vs England (3rd Test) (D/N)
Day & Date: Wednesday, 24th February 2021- Friday, 17th February 2021
Venue: Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad
Toss: 2 PM (IST)
Match Start: 2.30 AM (IST)
IND Vs ENG : Head To Head
Let’s see the head to head stats as we head into IND Vs ENG 3rd 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 (captain), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj.
Joe Root (c), James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Dominic Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Olly Stone, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.
IND Vs ENG 3rd Test: Probable Playing XI
Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma
Dom Sibley, Zak Crawley, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ollie Pope, Ben Foakes, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Jack Leach, Jofra Archer, James Anderson
Akin to the bygone match, this pitch promises to be a rank turner as well with the team winning the toss bound to bat first.
IND Vs ENG 3rd Test Match Prediction
Given India’s performance in Pink Ball cricket, England has the upper hand of emerging victorious in the 3rd test.
IND Vs ENG: Dream 11 Team
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