IND vs ENG 2nd test
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IND vs ENG 2nd Test: Stats, Records, Pitch Report Of Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy Vizag Cricket Stadium. The second Test match of the England tour of India 2024 is set to happen from February 2 to 6 at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam, starting at 9:30 AM IST. In the previous Test, India faced challenges from English spinners, especially newcomer Tom Hartley, who took seven wickets on Day 4, leading to England’s 28-run victory. Ollie Pope’s impressive almost double century in the second innings also played a crucial role in England’s success.

Unfortunately, Ravindra Jadeja and KL Rahul won’t be participating in the second IDFC First Bank Test in Vizag due to injuries. Jadeja sustained a hamstring injury in the first test, while Rahul reported pain in his right quadriceps. Sarfaraz Khan, Sourabh Kumar, and Washington Sundar have been included in the Indian squad as replacements.

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Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium Test Stats & Records

  • Total Number of Matches: 2
  • Matches Won Batting First: 2
  • Matches Won Bowling First: 0
  • Average Score in the 1st Innings: 478
  • Average Score in the 2nd Innings: 343
  • Average Score in the 3rd Innings: 263
  • Average Score in the 4th Innings: 174
  • Highest Total Recorded: 502/7 (136 Overs) by IND vs RSA
  • Lowest Total Recorded: 158/10 (97.3 Overs) by ENG vs IND
  • Highest Score Chased: 0/0 (0 Overs) by [Team]
  • Lowest Score Defended: 191/10 (63.5 Overs) by RSA vs IND

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India vs England Test Series 2024: Complete Schedule

  1. IND vs ENG 1st Test: Thursday, 25 January at 9:30 am IST
  2. IND vs ENG 2nd Test: Friday, 02 February at 9:30 am IST
  3. IND vs ENG 3rd Test: Thursday, 15 February at 9:30 am IST
  4. IND vs ENG 4th Test: Friday, 23 February at 9:30 am IST
  5. IND vs ENG 5th Test: Thursday, 7 March at 9:30 am IST

Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium Pitch Report For IND vs ENG 2nd Test Match

Predicting the pitch conditions in Vizag before the match is challenging. With only two test matches played here, the historical data indicates that the average score for the first innings is 478, for the second innings is 343, for the third innings is 263, and for the fourth innings is 174. Both matches played on this ground were won by the team batting first. Vizag is typically known as a spot pitch, often considered a paradise for batsmen.

Weather Report for the 2nd Test Match between India vs England

In Visakhapatnam, there is no forecast of rain during the match, and the maximum temperature in the evening is expected to be around 31°C. The clear weather conditions suggest favorable playing conditions for the match.

India Full Squad

Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Jasprit Bumrah (VC), Sarfaraz Khan, Rajat Patidar and Sourabh Kumar, Shreyas Iyer, KS Bharat (WK), Washington Sundar, Mukesh Kumar, Avesh Khan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Axar Patel, Mohd. Siraj, Dhruv Jurel (WK), Kuldeep Yadav,