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England vs. India First Test Prediction

Zia Rana Jun 21, 2014 2 Comments 117,451 views
England v India 2014
England
England
vs India
India
ScheduleWednesday, 9 July 2014 at 10:00 GMT / 11:00 UK / 15:30 IST
VenueTrent Bridge, Nottingham

Team India will try to make an impact on their forthcoming trip to England in the long series of five Tests. Both countries commenced their fight in the longer version of the game way back in 1932 in England and the last series was played in 2012-13 that was hosted by India. The two nations have played 107 Test, England has won 40 and India was successful in 20 while 47 of them ended in a draw. The Englishmen beat India in two previous series, 4-0 in England in 2011and 2-1 when they visited the rival country in 2012-13. The visitors will be without the services of their two great batsmen, the little master Sachin Tendulkar, and Rahul Dravid, and it will be a Test for the young guns.

Virat Kohli - The Indian batting will revolve around him
Virat Kohli - The Indian batting will revolve around him

Players to watch

Joe Root, Gary Ballance, Sam Robson, Matt Prior and Ian Bell are in great nick while their skipper Alastair Cook is required to get back his form. James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Liam Plunkett and Chris Jordan are bowling at their best.

The Indian batting will be led by Virat Kohli who has performed excellently at the foreign soils. Shikhar Dhawan, Gautam Gambhir, Murali Vijay, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara and the skipper, MS Dhoni will be their main batsmen. The fast bowling trio of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma will be assisted by the spin bowlers Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin.

Time & Venue

Wednesday, July 9 – Sunday July 13, 2014 @ 10:00 GMT, 11:00 local at Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Weather

Mostly cloudy with temperatures around 12-22ᵒC

Toss

The winner will opt for batting

The Pitch

The green top pitch will assist the quick bowlers and stroke players

Teams

England – Alastair Cook (C), Sam Robson, Gary Ballance, Ian Bell, Joe Root, Moeen Ali, Matt Prior, Chris Jordan, Stuart Broad, Liam Plunkett, James Anderson.

India – MS Dhoni (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Gautam Gambhir, Murali Vijay, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Varun Aaron.

Prediction

England is in great form and they will be the favourites to win the encounter.

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2 Responses to “ England vs. India First Test Prediction ”
  1. You know what, despite the fact that England has been condemned to be at their lowest level in recent era they still have got some strength to outsmart Indian chokers who always choke on fast pitches without fail. This is the reason why England are bookies' favourite. Indians don't have enough firepower to challenge weak English batting lineup whereas English bowlers can always bowl out India at any given day. So guys put your money always on England.

    • dats just ur last wish buddy..! dis tym its india whu iz on da better side .They are far too favourates for all da formats against england dis tym.......All the young dudes in india played exceptional in the domestic format and not to forget RAHUL DRAVID is our mentor with whom we gonna rip ur bones..

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