India vs England 1st Test Playing 11, Squad, Players List: A 4-match Test series is scheduled to begin between February 5, 2021 between India and England. Team India has announced the announcement of their playing XI one day before the Test match. In view of this, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) can announce the playing eleven for the first Test on today i.e. 4th February.
The first Test match is to be held in Chennai. Talking about the playing eleven of the Indian team, Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill can be seen as the opening pair. Cheteshwar Pujara can be seen at number three as usual.
Due to this, captain Virat Kohli will play at number four. Vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane will take over the responsibility of number five. Rishabh Pant can be seen as the wicketkeeper batsman at number 6. His performance in Australia was excellent.
Here is Team India’s playing eleven (potential): Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Washington Sundar, R Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah.
Here is England’s playing eleven (probable): Olly Pope, Dominic Sibley, Joe Root (captain), Daniel Lawrence, Jose Butler (wicketkeeper), Ben Stokes, Dom Bess, Jack Leach, Mark Wood, James Anderson and Joffra Archer.