On wednesday, August 04, 2021 – Sunday, August 08, 2021, India tour of England 2021 Series England vs India 1st Test Match will play at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. At cricketbattips.com we provide England vs India 1st Test Match Prediction and Cricket Dabba Line Tips. Visit daily here to get free cricket betting tips, cricket session tips, cricket tips in hindi, cricket live line tips and cricket live line tips.
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Who Will Win
Match: England vs India 1st Test India tour of England, 2021
Date: Wednesday, August 04, 2021 – Sunday, August 08, 2021
Time: 03:30 PM
Venue: Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
Umpires: Michael Gough, Richard Kettleborough
Third Umpire: Richard Illingworth
Match Referee: Chris Broad
Opened : 1841
Capacity : 15350 ( to be 17000)
Known as : Trent Bridge Ground,
Ends : Pavilion End, Radcliffe Road End
Location : Nottingham, England.
Time Zone : UTC +01:00
Home to : Nottinghamshire.
Floodlights : Yes
Other Sports it is home to : Football (Nottm Forest and Notts County) 1860-1910
STATS – TEST
Total matches 63
Matches won batting first 23
Matches won bowling first 17
Average 1st Inns scores 321
Average 2nd Inns scores 306
Average 3st Inns scores 263
Average 4nd Inns scores 160
Highest total recorded 658/8 (188 Ov) by ENG vs AUS
Lowest total recorded 60/10 (18.3 Ov) by AUS vs ENG
Stadium: Trent Bridge
Capacity: 15350 ( to be 17000)
Ends: Pavilion End, Radcliffe Road End
Hosts to: Nottinghamshire
Also Hosts: Football (Nottm Forest and Notts County) 1860-1910
When: England vs India, 1st Test, August 4-8 2021, 11:00 Local, 15:30 IST
What to expect: After a cloudy opening day, there is rain on the forecast radar from Days 2-5 and teams are likely to be in for a start-stop contest. Nottingham’s own, Stuart Broad, suggests Trent Bridge is currently home to the best first-class pitches in the country. “There’s been bounce, carry and slips have been in the game,” he said. The statistics offer better insight. The last three first-class games at the venue have all resulted in innings wins for the home side with defending County Champions Essex’s second-innings 194, the highest achieved by a visiting team.
Without the all-round prowess of Ben Stokes, England have a dilemma over how to balance their side. Against New Zealand in June, when Stokes was also absent, they picked four seam bowlers and left out Jack Leach and that is the most likely choice here. Alternatively, they could pick five bowlers, including Leach, but that would weaken the batting. Ollie Pope is a doubt with a quad injury and if he is ruled out, Jonny Bairstow is set for a recall.
India may end up with a largely similar side to when they finished the series 1-4 on these shores three years ago. KL Rahul, who ended that tour with a century, is a likely candidate for a surprise return to the opening slot alongside Rohit Sharma. India have played five bowlers in each of their last four overseas Tests, a ploy they are likely to continue unless they perceive conditions to be extreme enough to warrant an extra specialist batsman at the cost of a bowler. If not, Ravindra Jadeja then could make way for another seamer with India’s two spinner attack not stacking up well in similar conditions at the World Test Championship final. That will also bring Shardul Thakur into the equation given his batting credentials.
Did you know?
– India haven’t had a 100+ opening partnership outside Asia since 2011 and they’ll go into the first Test with another new opening pair
– After starting 2021 scores of 228, 186 and 218, Root hasn’t hit a fifty in his last 11 innings – the longest such stretch in his Test career.
– Nos. 8-11 for India in the 2018 series averaged 11 while for England they averaged 21.95, a key differentiator in the eventual series outcome.
– Kohli lost all five tosses in the 2018 series
Here are the squads of both the teams :
England Squad squad for 1st Test: Joe Root (c), Jos Buttler (wk), Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley, Jonny Bairstow, Daniel Lawrence, Ollie Robinson, Mark Wood, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Craig Overton, Sam Curran, Jack Leach, Dominic Bess, Ollie Pope, Haseeb Hameed.
India squad for 1st Test: Virat Kohli (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Siraj, Axar Patel, Wriddhiman Saha, Umesh Yadav, Hanuma Vihari, Abhimanyu Easwaran.
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