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England and New Zealand face-off in the second of the two-Test matches of this series in Edgbaston. The first Test was a draw which means that the second one is a series decider. While past records say England is the favorite, the recent form says New Zealand.

In the last five Tests between the two sises, the Kiwis have emerged victorious on two occasions while England has not won a single Test match. This article meanwhile is about England’s Predicted Playing XI for the second Test.

With a few of their key players missing, it will be difficult for England coach Chris Silverwood has got a tough job of picking the best possible XI from the available players.

Meanwhile, Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes are not available due to injury while others like Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Jos Buttler, and Jonny Bairstow have all been rested for this tour after completing their mandatory quarantine since returning from the IPL.

England’s Predicted Playing XI For 2nd Test 

Dom Sibley

England vs New Zealand 2021, 2nd Test: England’s Predicted Playing XI
Dom Sibley (Image Credit: Twitter)

Sibley registered scores of 0 and 60 not out in the first Test as England managed to draw the first Test after being in a spot of bother in the second innings. He showed enough resilience and resistance to hold onto his place in the second Test. 

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Anshuman Roy

A Cricket And Sports Enthusiast Having Previously Worked With Cricwizz, Circle of Cricket, Times Now, The Quint, Cricfit and Now With Cricket Addictor.