January 3, 2018
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ENG Vs AUS 5th Test Match Prediction-Fantasy Team News

By Dheeraj Singh @thakurdrajsingh

England Vs Australia 5th Test Match Dream 11 Fantasy Team Predictions

The Ashes 2017-18

The final test of the Ashes 2017-18 is scheduled to begin from tomorrow morning at Sydney Cricket Ground. Although it is the last and final test of the series, both the teams are still looking for leaving no stone unturned to grab a win. On one side, while Australia has already retained the famous urn and is looking to head to South Africa with a win, England is keen in achieving at least one Test win in Australian soil. The visitors are quite motivated and high on confidence after their improved performance in the last test match. Let’s see whether they succeed in acquiring a win or not. The ENG Vs AUS match preview is listed below.

When and where:

Series- The Ashes 2017-18

Venue- Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

Date and Time- January 04-January 08, 10:30 AM Local

Pitch Condition:

Sydney Cricket Ground is regarded to be a good batting wicket.  The spinners come into the play on days 4 and 5 of a Test match. Although the Sydney wicket doesn’t offer true bounce like Gabba and pace like WACA, it offers good turns to spinners to roll their arm over.

Venue Stats:

Total matches-105

Matches won batting first-46

Matches won bowling first-40

Average 1st Inns scores-313

Average 2nd Inns scores-311

Average 3rd Inns scores-255

Average 4th Inns scores-168

Highest total recorded-705/7 (187.3 Ov) by Ind vs Aus

Lowest total recorded-42/10 (37.3 Ov) by Aus vs Eng

ENG Vs AUS Team News:


  • Chris Woakes has been ruled out. Mason Crane is set to debut at his place
  • Joe Root will lead the team


  • Mitchell Starc who missed the Perth Test is set to return
  • Starc will replace Jackson Bird
  • Ashton Agar is unlikely to play this match as Australia is a planning to play with 3 pacers

ENG Vs AUS Squad:


Alastair Cook, Joe Root(c), Gary Balance, James Vince, Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, Mason Crane, Mark Stoneman, Ben Foakes, Stuart Broad, Dawid Malan, James Anderson, Jake Ball, Tom Curran


Steven Smith(C), David Warner, Cameron Bancroft, Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb, Shaun Marsh, Mitchell Marsh, Tim Paine, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins,  Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood, Jackson Bird, Ashton Agar

ENG Vs AUS Probable Playing 11:

ENG Probable 11-

Alastair Cook, Joe Root(c), Dawid Malan, Mark Stoneman, James Vince, Moeen Ali, Tom Curran, Mason Crane, Stuart Broad, Jonny Bairstow, James Anderson

AUS Probable 11-

Steve Smith(c), David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Mitchell Marsh, Tim Paine, Cameron Bancroft, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon

Please Note: The ENG Vs AUS match preview listed here is based on our research and understanding. Please select your own playing 11.

Key Players:

Steve Smith (batsman)

Joe Root (batsman)

Nathan Lyon (bowler)

Mitchell Starc (bowler)

Tim Paine (wk-batsman)

Stuart Broad (bowler)

Alastair Cook (batsman)

ENG Vs AUS 5th Test Match Prediction:-

Note- Kindly revisit before the deadline to get the final update

Dheeraj Singh @thakurdrajsingh

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