ICC Future Tour Programme (FTP) of India, Complete Tournaments/Series Details

India vs England 1st Test Match: The opener of the much-anticipated test series will be played on 05th February at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. The spot of ICC World Test Championship second finalist will be at stake and both the teams will leave no stone unturned to reach the victory.

India will be high on confidence due to the historic win against Australia last month, while England will be no less, as they have thrashed Sri Lanka in the two games test series at Sri Lanka. England suffered a blow as their opener Zak Crawley was ruled out of the first two test matches due to strain on his wrist.

India vs England 1st Test, Match Preview, Playing 11, and Dream11 Fantasy Tips:

Match: India vs England 1st Test Match

Day/Date: Feb 05, Fri – Feb 09, Tue

Time: 9:30 AM (04:00 AM GMT / 09:30 AM LOCAL)

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

Pitch Report from MA Chidambaram Stadium Chennai:

Indian turners will be playing a huge role in the surface. The pitch will be spin-friendly and assistance for the seamer will be there. Batsmen will find it easy to bat on and the team winning the toss will surely opt to bat and score as many as they can.

Where to watch the 1st Test between India and England?

Star Sports will broadcast the match and the viewers can also tune in to Hotstar along with Jio TV app for the live coverage of the match.

India vs England 1st Test Probable Playing XI:

India Playing XI:

Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddhiman Saha/Rishabh Pant, Washington Sundar/Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav/Mohammed Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah.

Full Squad(India):

Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Siraj, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), KL Rahul, Ajinkya Rahane, Shardul Thakur, Rishabh Pant(w), Washington Sundar, Ishant Sharma, Shubman Gill, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mayank Agarwal, Ravichandran Ashwin, Wriddhiman Saha.

England Playing XI:

Rory Burns, Dom Sibley, Daniel Lawrence, Joe Root (c), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler (wk), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jack Leach, Stuart Broad.

Full Squad (England):

Joe Root(c), Rory Burns, Daniel Lawrence, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w), Moeen Ali, Olly Stone Jofra Archer, Jack Leach, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Dominic Sibley,  Ollie Pope, Chris Woakes, Ben Foakes, Dominic Bess.

India vs England 1st Test Dream11 Fantasy Tips:

Jos Buttler, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Rory Burns, James Anderson, Joe Root, Virat Kohli (C), Ben Stokes (VC), R Ashwin, Dom Bess, Kuldeep Yadav.

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