The fifth test match between India and England will be played on 1st July, 22, at Edgbaston, Birmingham.
The game is scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM IST. It shall be telecast and streamed live on Sony Six and Sony LIV app.
The five match series was scheduled to be played last year but the last match had to be rescheduled because of covid 19 pandemic.
The first match ended in a draw. And the second match was won by India with 151 runs.
While in the second match, England defeated India single handedly with an innings and 76 runs.
However, India made a strong comeback in the fourth match with 157 runs after losing the third match brutally.
Now, India will be looking to beat England in the fifth match to win the series.
Expected Playing XI
England: Zak Crawley, Alex Lees, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes (c), Ben Foakes Sam Billings (wk), Jamie Overton, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, James Anderson
India: Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravi Ashwin/ Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah ©, Mohammad Siraj
The pitch of Edgbaston Cricket Ground seems to be an impartial wicket supporting both bowlers and batters.
The batters are required to be a bit careful in the initial overs.
Spinners are likely to get minimum help in the initial overs.
The temperature is expected to be around 18-20°C with 60% humidity and 18 km/hr wind speed. Precipitation is also on the cards with 40% chances.
Suggested Dream11 for IND vs ENG
- Wicketkeepers: Jonny Bairstow
- Batters: Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara, Joe Root, Shubman Gill (C)
- All-rounders: Ravindra Jadeja, Ben Stokes, Craig Overton (VC)
- Bowlers: James Anderson, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah