India’s record in Test cricket in Birmingham isn’t overwhelming.
After the stunning contests in the T20I and the ODI series’ amongst England and India, Joe Root and Virat Kohli’s men will now secure horns in the first of the five-coordinate Test series at Edgbaston in Birmingham from August 1. Nonetheless, the meeting team’s records at the setting in red-ball cricket doesn’t bolster them using any and all means as India haven’t won a Test at the scene in six endeavors while at the same time losing five of them.
The Brits, despite what might be expected, have developed triumphant in five of their last six Tests at the simple stadium. Also, they haven’t lost at Edgbaston as far back as their thrashing against South Africa back in July 2008. In any case, England’s record in Test cricket in the course of the most recent multi year hasn’t been awesome and India, being the best positioned team in the format, have a brilliant opportunity to give them a keep running for their cash.
The pitch historically is known to help the crease bowlers, yet with the late spring at its pinnacle, the spinners can likewise make their check. Test cricket in Birmingham hasn’t been an observer to high-scoring experiences and it’s required to be the same even this time around. India would seek after the conditions to support their spinners, who were wonderful in the restricted overs matches.
Keaton Jennings, who played the second Test against Pakistan, will get another opportunity to demonstrate his ability. Ben Stokes will make a rebound in whites in the wake of playing the ODI series against the Men dressed in Blue. Adil Rashid is destined to make the playing eleven. Moeen Ali may likewise discover his place back in the side. The match is additionally vital for Alastair Cook, will’s identity quick to get back his musicality with the bat.
Alastair Cook, Keaton Jennings, Joe Root (C), Dawid Malan, Johnny Bairstow(wk), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Stuart Broad, Adil Rashid, James Anderson
KL Rahul is relied upon to accomplice Murali Vijay as Shikhar Dhawan, the other opening batsman in the squad hasn’t been amazing in the last couple of matches. Kuldeep Yadav may likewise be reserved in, remembering his ongoing performances, anyway a similar will rely upon the conditions. On the off chance that the environment is ideal for crease knocking down some pins, Mohammed Shami may likewise get approval.
Murali Vijay, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (C), Ajinkya Rahane, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami/Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav
Probable top performers
James Anderson- England, Virat kohli – India
The prediction is for England to win the match and take a 1-0 lead in the series.