No. 1 ICC Test Ranking Team of Men in Blue will be ready for the First Test of the Five Match Series which will be schedule to starts from the 9th November 2016 Tuesday at Saurashtra Cricket association stadium, Rajkot from the 9-30 AM IST time. In this tour English team have to played total 5 test, 3 ODI’s and 3 T20s.
As we seen in the previous Article Star sports network Bring the INDIA VS ENGLAND 1st TEST 2016 Live telecast and coverage of All 5 Days game on their Star sports 1 and STar sports 3 SD / HD tv channel. While online viewers who want to watch IND vs ENG Live stream online have to go hotstar.com as hotstar live streaming bring u a ball by ball live action of the first test of rajkot from 9-13 November.
Vistior who comes in this game with not a good performance as they lost the second test against Bangladesh. So Alastair Cook & Co. should to forget the past and work for the upcoming Tour of India. England team have to look at the previous tour where they beat the indian by 2-1 in 2012 and won the Test series.
In batting, Alastair cook, Moeen Ali, Bairstow, Duckett and Root are the key for the English side and they looking to good run from their opener captain and duckett while in the bowling team mostly depend on their pace attack of Rashid, Broad and Finn. Anderson might comeback from the second test. Recent tour hero Moeen Ali also player to watch out in this First Test against India for the England side.
On the other side, Virat kohli & their Playing XI are in the good form as they recently whitewash the new zealand side in test cricket. Virat kohli skipper of India also in the awesome form and team need some good inning from him in this test too. Rohit Sharma is rules out from this test series due to injury so in his absence debutant Karun Nair or Pandya get their place for the rajkot first test.
In batting Kohli, Rahane, Pujara, Gambhir are the key for the Indian team while in bowling turning pitch in India Ashwin, Mishra and Jadeja are the key for Men in Blue.
After seen the recent performance and looking to current form Men in Blue Team India are favorites for this game as they are playing on their home and we seen that in the past that out of asian country players always struggle against spinners in the asia pitches so it surely a real test for the English batsman. As per our sports24hour win predictor says Virat Kohli & Co. have 60% winning chances over to Alastair Cook XI for the First test at Rajkot.
Indian Test Team Squad : Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Ishant Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Gautam Gambhir, Jayant Yadav, Amit Mishra, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Wriddhiman Saha, Karun Nair, Murali Vijay, Md. Shami, Umesh Yadav and Hardik Pandya
England Test Team Squad : Alastair Cook (captain), Moeen Ali, Zafar Ansari, Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball, Gary Ballance, Ben Duckett, Steven Finn, Haseeb Hameed, Gareth Batty, Stuart Broad, Jos Buttler, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes