The countdown for England vs India 2021 Test series has begun as the tournament is set to witness the 1st clash between both teams on August 4, 2021. The England vs India 1st Test will be played in Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
India’s tour of England consists of 5 Test matches, of which the final encounter will begin on September 10. Virat Kohli is the captain of the Indian team while England will be led by Joe Root.
India has named a 20-member squad for the Test series against England. On the other hand, England cricket has selected a 17-man squad. England faced a 3-1 defeat against India during their Test tour in February-March this year. The home team will be all set to avenge their previous defeat this time.
The England and India squads consist of several spectacular players, who are among the top performers in international cricket currently. In this article, we talk about the predicted best-combined XI of the England vs India 2021 Test series.
England vs India 2021: Predicted Best Combined XI
For England vs India 2021 best-combined XI, Rohit Sharma should be selected as an opener. After being promoted as an opener in 2019, Sharma has proved himself to be a dominant batsman at this position.
Against England, Rohit Sharma has played 5 Test matches, scoring 379 runs in 9 innings at an average of 47.37, along with a century and half-century. On English soil, the right-handed batsman has only played 2 Tests accounting for 98 runs in 4 innings.