New Delhi. In the rescheduled fifth and final Test match of the series between India and England (IND vs ENG 5th Test), the hosts won the toss on Friday and decided to field first. England had already released their playing XI. All-rounder Ben Stokes is leading the hosts while pacer Jasprit Bumrah is the captain of the Indian team. After Kapil Dev, a fast bowler is handling the captaincy of the Indian Test team.
As a spinner in Team India’s playing XI Ravindra Jadeja Has got a chance while Ravichandran Ashwin is out of the team. Shubman Gill and Cheteshwar Pujara have got the place as openers. former captain Virat Kohli And Hanuma Vihari has also been included. Mohammed Shami, Siraj and captain Bumrah are there as pacers while Shardul Thakur has been included in the team as pace-all-rounder.
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Team India is ahead 2-1 in this 5-match Test series. This last Test match of the series was to be played last year, but it was postponed due to increasing cases of corona virus in the Indian camp. If the Indian team even gets this match drawn, then the series will be named after itself.
The last time the Indian team was able to win a Test series in 2007 was in England under the leadership of Rahul Dravid. Dravid is now handling the responsibility of head coach. In such a situation, Team India has a chance to repeat history after 15 years.
England (Playing XI): Alex Lees, Jack Crowley, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes (c), Sam Billings (wk), Matthew Potts, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, James Anderson
India (Playing XI): Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Mohammad Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah (c)
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FIRST PUBLISHED : July 01, 2022, 14:42 IST