IND vs ENG 3rd TEST Match Preview
India will take on England in the 3rd Pink Ball Test of the Paytm Test series on Saturday, 24th February, at the Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad.
India would be high-on-confidence after the massive 317-run win at Chennai in the second Test. For England, it would be about believing in themselves with a couple of more Tests to go. With a place in the World Test Championship (WTC) final at stake for both sides, the upcoming Test match is expected to be a mouth-watering contest.
This is the perfect event for the fantasy sports enthusiast to predict their fantasy team. So here are the match details, pitch report, weather forecast, head to head, top picks, probable playing 11 and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the 3rd Test between India and England.
IND vs ENG 3rd Test Match Details
- Match: India vs England, 3rd Test
- Time: 2:30 PM (IST) / 9:00 AM (GMT)
- Date: 24 February 2021
- Venue: Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad
IND vs ENG 3rd Test Weather & Pitch Report
It will be hot in Ahmedabad for all five days of the Test match, with the temperature hovering around 34 to 36°C with a humidity level of 26% to 30%. There are no chances of rain for all five days.
This is the first match on this ground. So predicting the pitch is a bit tricky but from the observation, the surface at Sardar Patel Stadium is expected to be competitive, and perhaps more sporting than the first two Test. There is a green tint on the pitch so batting first is the best option upon winning the toss as it becomes tough till the fourth inning.
IND vs ENG 3rd Test Stats & Announcements
Average First Inning Score
The average first inning score at this venue is 373.
Player’s Availability Report
- India: Umesh Yadav has been added to the squad for the last two Tests, Shardul Thakur released for the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
IND vs ENG Test: Head to Head
- Matches Played: 16
- India won: 7
- England won: 9
- Tied/No result: 0
IND vs ENG 3rd Test Dream11 Probable Playing XI Prediction
India Predicted Playing XI
Virat Kohli (C), Rishabh Pant (WK), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shubman Gill, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Axar Patel, Rohit Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane.
England Predicted Playing XI
Joe Root (C), Ben Foakes (WK), Rory Burns, Zak Crawley, James Anderson, Ben Stokes, Dominic Sibley, Stuart Broad, Ollie Pope, Jack Leach, Jofra Archer.
IND vs ENG 3rd Test Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
- Wicket-Keeper: Rishabh Pant
- Batsmen: Dominic Sibley, Joe Root, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara
- All-Rounders: Ben Stokes, Ravichandran Ashwin
- Bowlers: Jofra Archer, Jack Leach, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma
- Captain: Ravichandran Ashwin
- Vice-Captain: Joe Root
India (IND) & England (ENG) Squads
India Playing XI
Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), R Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Md. Siraj, Umesh Yadav.
England Playing XI
Joe Root (Captain), Jofra Archer, Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Dom Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler (wicket-keeper), Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Olly Stone, Chris Woakes.
IND vs ENG 3rd TEST Probable Winner
India is expected to win this match.
Live Streaming & Broadcasting Details:
- Broadcasting: Star Sports Network
- Live Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar
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.