Birmingham: India Vs England Live score card

England Vs India Live scorecard

Tem India’s record oversees is not promising. Especially in England. India managed to win only 6 in fifty seven games played there. India won only one test series outside subcontinent which came against Caribbean. In these circumstances India is ready for five test series against world’d number two test side, England. India, which is number one in test cricket should give justification in terms of performance. Though India are number one side, England are hot favorites to Clinch the series.

Where is first test match between India and England will be held?

Birmingham will host the first of five match test series.

India’s chances are significantly reduced after their key bowlers are ruled out of injury. India doesnt have a pleasing record at Birmingham. India has won non out of six games they have played here. It has lost five of six games played here, which is most disheartening. If there is a place on earth where Virat Kohli struggled, it is England. He averages mere 13.40 on English soil. This stat will definitely be under his scanner. Rehane is certain to be in the side, He is one of the rare batsmen who got better record away than home. He is the most succesful batsmen when India last visited England.

Chance for KL Rahul

KL Rahul might get his chance in the first test . Rohit Sharma is not included in the side. This is oppertunity for grabs to Kl Rahul. He already concreted his place in t20 and ODI sides. This would be a opportunity for him to prove test skills. Pujara can be crucial as he has played plentiful county cricket.

England has lost only once in the last ten games they played at Birmingham since 2005.England has called Adil Rashid, who retired from test cricket. England’s bowling line up in tests is much stronger than their ODI and T20 side. James Anderson and Stuart Broad will sky rocket their strength in bowling

Cricinfo Predictions

Pujara to score a century.

England to win the test match