ENG vs IND Dream11 Match Predictions
India Tour of England, 2018
England vs India 3rd Test Match Preview
Ahead of the 3rd test in Trent Bridge, both England and India are facing an ample of playing combinations amongst which they need to pick the right one. Picking up Kuldeep Yadav at Lord’s was not an ideal selection for India and both Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri have stated that. However, once again they would be facing the same dilemma of going with two spinners or three pacers. And, with Trent Bridge being referred to as seamers’ paradise, it looks like they won’t repeat the same mistake.
On the opposite, England would be thinking about their top order failure. The top order hasn’t come good so far in both the test matches. Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings both have failed to give a good start. Also, with the availability of Ben Stokes, management will have to take a tough call on Ben Stokes or Chris Woakes or Sam Curran. Another thing which would be worrying England is their poor win rate at Trent Bridge, Among all the other venues, England hold’s the lowest win rate at Trent Bridge.
Moreover, the biggest battle for India is to grab a win here and keep the series alive. They lost the first Test at Edgbaston by a whisker but what followed it up was a humiliating innings and 159 runs defeat at Lord’s. The hosts lead the 5 matches series by 2-0 and another win here will provide them an unassailable lead.
Venue: Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Matchday: August 18-22 at 03:30 PM IST
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Trent Bridge in Nottingham favors pacers the most. Seeing the record of James Anderson here, it can easily be referred as seamer’s paradise.
Avg 1st inn score: 321
Avg 2nd inn score: 308
Avg 3rd inn score: 262
Avg 4th inn score: 157
Highest Total: 658/8 (188 Ov) by Eng vs Aus
Lowest Total: 60/10 (18.3 Ov) by Aus vs Eng
Highest Chased: 284/6 (71.3 Ov) by Eng vs NZ
Lowest Defended: 114/10 (65.2 Ov) by Eng vs RSA
ENG vs IND Team News:
England have announced an unchanged squad with Ben Stokes added later.
With Jasprit Bumrah regaining his fitness, India would be thinking about bringing him in at Kuldeep Yadav’s place.
India could undergo one more change. If the net practice is to believe as the basis for selection, R Pant is a sure shot replacement for Dinesh Karthik.
Both KL Rahul and Murali Vijay have looked off color and with Shikhar Dhawan sitting out in the bench, nothing concrete can be said about the top order.
England has dropped Sam Curran to give a chance to Ben Stokes in the playing 11. Their declared playing 11 is listed below.
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Joe Root (c), Jonny Bairstow (wk), Adil Rashid, Moeen Ali, Jimmy Anderson, Sam Curran, Stuart Broad, Jos Buttler, Alastair Cook, Keaton Jennings, Ollie Pope, Jamie Porter, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes
Virat Kohli(c), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shikhar Dhawan, Ishant Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Lokesh Rahul, Dinesh Karthik, Kuldeep Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Umesh Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Murali Vijay, Karun Nair, Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami
ENG vs IND Playing 11:
The probable ENG vs IND playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper: J Bairstow
Batsmen: Keaton Jennings, Alastair Cook, Joe Root, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler
All-rounder: C Woakes, Ben Stokes, Adil Rashid
Bowlers: James Anderson, Stuart Broad
Wicket-keeper: R Pant/D Karthik
Batsmen: Murali Vijay, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli (S Dhawan)
All-rounder: Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin
Bowlers: Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami
ENG vs IND Players to watch out for:
For the hosts, top order has failed to produce runs in both the test. Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, and Sam Curran were the batting pillars in the first test match while Chris Woakes proved out to be the player of the match at Lord’s with 4 wickets and unbeaten 137.
In bowling, James Anderson and Stuart Broad are expected to be the key.
For India is looking over reliable on skipper Virat Kohli, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, and Ajinkya Rahane need to take the responsibility with the bat.
In bowling, with J Bumrah’s inclusion, the pace attack combining Ishant Sharma and M Shami looks good.
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