India vs England 5 match Test Series : England cricket team is going to come to India soon. A series of 5 test matches will be played between India and the English team. The Indian team is currently playing a 3-match T20 series against Afghanistan. Whose last match will be played on January 17 in Bengaluru. The squads of both the teams have been announced. Meanwhile, before the start of the series and coming to India, the England team has chosen a new place for preparation.
The first match between India and England will start from January 25.
The first Test match between India and England will be played in Hyderabad from 25 January. Earlier, the English team had already reached Abu Dhabi before coming to India. The team is preparing there. The England team knows that the biggest problem for them in India is going to be the spinners of Team India. Therefore, the England team is preparing at a place where the pitches are similar to India. Meanwhile, some photos and videos have been shared by the England Cricket Board, where the preparations are going on.
India vs England series will be played under the World Test Championship
The India vs England 5-match series is also important because it will be played under the ICC World Test Championship. The Indian team had recently reached number one in the WTC points table by defeating South Africa, but after this Australia again captured the number one position by defeating Pakistan. That means the Indian team is now in second place. But the situation in England is even more dire. If we talk about the points table, the England team is currently in eighth place after playing five matches. While on one hand Team India will try to become number one again by winning this series, on the other hand England will also want to go further. It is certain that the series will be much more interesting.
Test series will continue from January to March
The first match of the series which will run from January to March will be held in Hyderabad from January 25, which we have already told you about. After this, the second match will start from 2nd February, which will be played in Visakhapatnam. The third match is scheduled to be played in Rajkot from 15th February and the fourth match is scheduled to be played in Ranchi from 23rd February. The fifth and last match of the series will be played in Dharamsala from March 7. IPL 2024 is expected to start a few days after this.
Indian team squad for the first two tests: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), KS Bharat (wicketkeeper), Dhruv Jurel (wicketkeeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohd. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah (vice-captain), Avesh Khan.
England team squad: Ben Stokes (captain), Rehan Ahmed, James Anderson, Gus Atkinson, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Shoaib Bashir, Harry Brook, Jack Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ben Fox, Tom Hartley, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, Joe Root. , Mark Wood.
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