India’s test side lead by Virat Kohli is currently in England preparing for five match test series against England. England will host team India for a test series which is starting from 4th of July. Team India already played a match in England 20 days ago against New Zealand in final of world Test Championship. Second edition of world Test Championship will kick start from India’s five test series against England.
team India already announced their squad for five match test series. team india is currently playing a warm up game against county select xi in Durham. Rohit Sharma is leading this side while Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane both are resting due to some niggles. Recently Indian keeper Rishabh Pant is tested positive for covid-19. Wriddhiman Saha is also isolated in London. According to our CricActivity’s reports they will recover in time for selections for first test.
Ollie Robinson, who got the brilliant seven-for against New Zealand in June ; He recalled for test series against India. He was suspended beacuse of his own tweets. England’s quick Jofra Archer and Chris Woakes will miss first two tests, they are under recovery according to ECB.
“A home Test series against India is one of the most awaited red-ball series and this promises to be an outstanding and intersting five Tests” England’s men’s head coach Chris Silverwood added.
“India is a quality team who have shown their ability to get results away from home. We are expecting a highly competitive series and have selected our strongest possible squad.” he added in his conversation
“The comebacks of all-rounders Ben Stokes and Sam Curran provide balance that allows us to get back to a structure that has been successful in Test cricket.” Chris Silverwood added
“We have selected Ollie Robinson after his seven-wicket Test debut against New Zealand. Ollie proved in that Test that he has the ability to replicate his outstanding form in the County Championship at international level and we will continue to work with him to develop his England career.”
“Ben Stokes leadership in the ODI Series, when he played despite his finger not yet being 100 per cent, typified his character and commitment that drives the players around him forward. With Jos and Jonny back in the squad we have added further experience and quality that will be needed against the world’s second-ranked team.” He said
England’s squad for first two tests :
Joe Root (captain), James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow, Dom Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Sam Curran, Haseeb Hameed, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Mark Wood
We’ve named a 17-player squad for the opening two Tests of the LV= Insurance Test Series against India.
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— England Cricket (@englandcricket) July 21, 2021