India Vs England first test match has started at Nottingham, UK. Both teams are set to play a five match test series against each other. The last time when both teams played a test series, India won that series 3-1 in India.
Both teams will try their best to win the series and try to become one of the best teams in the cricket world. Although both teams were beaten by New Zealand, still both teams have high test ranking.
India were beaten by New Zealand in the WTC final while as England lost a test series against Kiwis.
Now all the focus will be on this series where two strong test teams will take on each other. Although England will have an edge over India as this series is being played in England, but still India can challenge England in England.
Furthermore, England are going to miss Ben Stokes as he took a break from international cricket for indefinite period of time.
TOSS: England won the toss and opt to bat first.
England (Playing XI): Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley, Joe Root(c), Jonny Bairstow, Daniel Lawrence, Jos Buttler(w), Sam Curran, Ollie Robinson, Stuart Broad, James Anderson
India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj