India vs England 1st test
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IND vs ENG 1st Test Playing 11, Squads & Streaming Details. Team India will face England in the five-match Test series starting on January 25 at Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. In the last Test series, India showcased an astonishing performance against England on their soil. The series ended in a 2-2 draw but India highly dominated England in that series. Men In Blue also crushed the English team by 3-1 in their last Test series at home in February 2021.

England was the last team to beat India in 2012 under the captaincy of Alastair Cook. Though India led by Rohit Sharma might not have faced a challenge like this before these talented and experienced players under coach Brendon McCullum. This series will be the part of World Test Championship (WTC) 2023-25.

England have announced their playing 11 for the first Test of the five-game series against India. Ben Stokes leads the team which features three spinners Rehan Ahmed, Jack Leach, and debutant Tom Hartley. Ben Duckett and Zak Crawley will open the inning with Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, and Joe Root in the middle order.

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India vs England 1st test playing 11

England Playing 11:

Tom Hartley, Rehan Ahmed, Mark Wood, Jack Leach, Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, (c) Jonny Bairstow, Ben Foakes (wk),

Virat Kohli opted out from 1st two tests against England. BCCI named Rajat Patidar as Kohli’s replacement.

India Probable Playing 11:
Rohit Sharma (c), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, K L Rahul, K S Bharat, Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Md Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah.

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IND vs END test series 2024 squads

India squad for 1st two tests- Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (WK), Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Rajat Patidar,
KS Bharat (WK), Dhruv Jurel (WK), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Mukesh Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah (vc), Avesh Khan.
Kuldeep Yadav, Mohd. Siraj.

England squad- Mark Wood, James Anderson, Jack Leach, Joe Root, Zak Crawley, Ben Stokes, Ben Duckett, Ben Foakes, Ollie Pope, Gus Atkinson, Shoaib Bashir, Tom Hartley, Ollie Robinson, Rehan Ahmed, Jonny Bairstow.

IND vs ENG 2024 Live streaming

Fans can watch the live telecast of India vs England 1st Test on Sports 18 HD/SD while live streaming will be available on JioCinema.