ENG vs IND: The 5th TEST of 5 match series between India & England will be played at the Old Trafford, Manchester on Friday, September 10, 2021.
India leads the five-match series 2-1 after a historic win at Oval, London, and would be eying to clinch the series with another win at Manchester when both teams will meet in the fifth and final Test between India and England scheduled to be played in Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester from September 10, Friday.
India bounced back from the Leeds Test and thrashed the visitors in the fourth Test by 157 runs. It was a collective effort from the team, while Rohit Sharma was adjudged as the man of the match for his brilliant hundred in the second innings while Shardul Thakur was the show stealer with the fifties in both the innings and three scalps in total.
India last won the Test series in England in 2007 under Rahul Dravid’s captaincy. They will be definitely looking to end their 14 years craving by winning the Pataudi trophy. England, on the opposite, would be looking to bounce back and level the series. They showed a clinical performance at the Lord’s and would be eying to repeat something similar at Manchester.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the 5th TEST of the India Tour of England, 2021 between India and England.
- Match: England vs India, 5th TEST
- Date: Friday, September 10, 2021
- Time: 3:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester
The pitch has been helpful to the batsmen and the fast bowlers. It is easy to play the big strokes on first couple of days. Spinners can come lethal in the last two days while pacers will be in the game throughout. Chasing will be difficult on this wicket.
ENG vs IND Probable Playing XI
England Probable Playing XI
Joe Root (C), Jonny Bairstow (WK), Ollie Pope/Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Rory Burns, James Anderson/Jack Leach, Dawid Malan, Chris Woakes, Ollie Edward Robinson, Craig Overton/Mark Wood, Haseeb Hameed.
India Playing XI
Virat Kohli (C), Rishabh Pant (WK), Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami/Umesh Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Cheteshwar Pujara, Shardul Thakur, Ajinkya Rahane, Jasprit Bumrah, Lokesh Rahul.
England & India Squads
Joe Root (C), Jos Buttler (WK), Sam Curran, Craig Overton, Haseeb Hameed, Rory Burns, Mark Wood, Ollie Robinson, Chris Woakes, Jonny Bairstow, Jack Leach, Moeen Ali, Daniel Lawrence, Ollie Pope, James Anderson, Dawid Malan.
Virat Kohli (C), Rishabh Pant (WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Hanuma Vihari, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Shardul Thakur, Rohit Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Wriddhiman Saha, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Cheteshwar Pujara, Prasidh Krishna, Mayank Agarwal, Mohammed Shami, Axar Patel, Mohammed Siraj.
ENG vs IND Last 5 Matches Stats
ENG vs IND Head-to-head
Average First Innings Score
405 Runs (Last 5 TEST matches played at this venue)
Record of Chasing Team
Stats based on the last 5 matches played at this venue.
- Matches Won: 1
- Matches Lost: 4
- No Result/Abandoned: 0
Top Picks For ENG vs IND 5th TEST
- Joe Root: The English captain missed out on scoring a century for the first time in the series in the fourth Test. However, he is still the leading run-scorer in this Test series with 564 runs in 4 matches, averaging 94.
- Ollie Robinson: He has been one of the best bowlers for England in this series. He is the leading wicket-taker for his team in this series with 21 wickets in 4 matches.
- Rohit Sharma: The Hitman of team India is the second highest run scorer in the series. He has accumulated 368 runs in this series so far and is coming off an excellent century in the previous game.
- Jasprit Bumrah: He was the match changer of The Oval Test. He has 18 wickets to his name in this series at an average of 20.83. He also has 87 runs under his belt, that too came when team needed it most.
ENG vs IND Dream11 Expert Picks
|Joe Root||749 Points|
|Ollie Edward Robinson||462 Points|
|Rohit Sharma||474 Points|
|KL Rahul||406 Points|
|Shardul Thakur||307 Points|
ENG vs IND Player Record/Stats (Top 5 Picks)
|Player||Stats (This Series)|
|Joe Root||564 Runs & 1 Wicket|
|Ollie Edward Robinson||21 Wickets & 45 Runs|
|Rohit Sharma||368 Runs|
|KL Rahul||315 Runs|
|Shardul Thakur||7 Wickets & 117 Runs|
ENG vs IND Captaincy Picks
- Joe Root
- Rohit Sharma
- Lokesh Rahul
ENG vs IND Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team Suggestion 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Jonny Bairstow
- Batsmen: Rohit Sharma, Joe Root, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli
- All-Rounders: Chris Woakes, Ravindra Jadeja
- Bowlers: Jasprit Bumrah, Ollie Robinson, Shardul Thakur, Craig Overton
- Captain: Joe Root
- Vice-Captain: Lokesh Rahul
Fantasy Team Suggestion 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Rishabh Pant
- Batsmen: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Haseeb Hameed
- All-Rounders: Chris Woakes, Moeen Ali
- Bowlers: Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Ollie Edward Robinson, James Anderson
- Captain: Rohit Sharma
- Vice-Captain: Chris Woakes
Probable Winner Of The Match
India is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.