England vs India Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Dream11 Team, Injury Update of the 5th Test match. They will play against each other for the fifth time in the five-match Test series between them.
ENG vs IND India Tour of England 5th Test Match Details:
The 5th match between England and India will start from 10th September at the Old Trafford, Manchester.
This game is scheduled to start at 3:30 PM IST and live score and commentary can be seen on FanCode and CricketAddictor website.
ENG vs IND India Tour of England 5th Test Match Preview:
India trumped England by a margin of 157 runs in the 4th Test match at Kennington Oval to mark an unassailable lead of 2-1 in the 5-match Test series, with a game to go.
Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester will host the 5th and the final Test match of the series from the 10th of September.
England won the toss and opted to bowl in the 4th Test. They were successful in executing their plans and hunted down India for a score of 191 runs in the first innings, Shardul Thakur and Virat Kohli were the only two batters to cross the 50-run mark. Chris Woakes picked 4 wickets while Ollie Robinson grabbed 3 wickets to his name.
In reply, England struck 290 runs in their first innings even after being 62-5 at one point, Ollie Pope hammered 81 runs while Chris Woakes registered a quick half-century towards the end. Umesh Yadav picked 3 wickets while Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja picked 2 wickets each.
Trailing by a margin of 99 runs, India went all guns blazing in their 2nd innings as they went on to add 466 runs on the board, courtesy to two big partnerships. The first one of 153 runs between Rohit Sharma (127 runs) and Pujara (61 runs) and the second of 100 runs between Shardul Thakur (60 runs) and Rishabh Pant (50 runs).
Chris Woakes was the pick of the bowlers once again as he hunted 3 scalps for his side. England was set a target of 368 runs and in reply to which they started with an excellent 100-run opening partnership at the top between Haseeb Hameed (63 runs) and Rory Burns (50 runs).
As soon as the first wicket fell, Indian bowlers started dominating the game and bundled out the English side for 210 runs in the 4th innings. Apart from the openers, none of their batters crossed the 50-run mark. For India, Umesh Yadav grabbed 3 wickets, while Bumrah, Jadeja, and Thakur picked 2 wickets each.
Rohit Sharma was adjudged the player of the game for his excellent contribution with the bat (138 runs).
India will be eyeing a series win from here while the English side will desperately look to settle scores at all costs.
ENG vs IND India Tour of England 5th Test Match Weather Report:
The weather forecast of Old Trafford looks bleak for the last Test. There is at least a 20% chance of precipitation on all five days of the game, with the percentage rising to 80 on the very first day. 65-80% humidity is predicted on all the days of the game, with a 6-16 Km/hr wind speed range. There are some rain delays expected to take place. The temperature is expected to touch a minimum of 13°C and not more than 19°C during the game hours.
ENG vs IND India Tour of England 5th Test Match Pitch Report:
The Old Trafford provides a neutral wicket where both the departments are expected to receive a decent amount of help from the surface. Spinners can come lethal in the last two days while pacers will be in the game throughout. Chasing will be difficult on this wicket.
Average 1st innings score:
The average first innings score on this wicket is 258.
Record of chasing teams:
The team batting second doesn’t enjoy good records here. They have a winning percentage of 40 on this track.
ENG vs IND India Tour of England 5th Test Match Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
ENG vs IND India Tour of England 5th Test Match Probable XIs:
England: Rory Burns, Haseeb Hameed, Dawid Malan, Joe Root©, Ollie Pope, Jonny Bairstow(wk), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Craig Overton, Ollie Robinson, James Anderson
Bench: Sam Curran, Dane Lawrence, Mark Wood
India: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli©, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant(wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj
Bench: Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Mohammad Shami
Top Picks For Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Joe Root is a right-handed batsman and part-time right-arm off-break bowler from England. He has hammered 564 runs and also took 1 wicket in this series so far. He will be among the mandatory picks for this clash considering his form.
Chris Woakes is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler from England. He marked 68 runs and picked up 7 wickets in the last game. He has been highly influential with both the departments in the near future and can come in handy once again.
Haseeb Hameed is a right-handed batsman from England who opens the innings for them. He has scored 140 runs in this series so far and the English side will bank on him for another good start here.
Ollie Edward Robinson is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler from England. He has scored 45 runs and grabbed 21 wickets in this series so far. He will be a decent addition to the side from the bowling section.
Rohit Sharma is a right-handed batsman from India who opens the innings for them. He has stacked 368 runs in this series so far and is coming off an excellent century in the previous game.
Virat Kohli is a right-handed batsman from India who leads the team. Despite being out of form, he has knocked 218 runs in this series so far and will be desperate to get big runs to his name before the series concludes.
Ravindra Jadeja is a left-handed batsman and left-arm orthodox spinner from India. He has smacked 160 runs and grabbed 6 wickets in this series so far. He will be another handy pick for the fantasy teams.
Shardul Thakur is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium pacer from India. He has stacked 117 runs and scalped 7 wickets in this series so far. He has the potential to change games single-handedly and will be a valuable pick for this game as well.
ENG vs IND India Tour of England 5th Test Match Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Joe Root, Chris Woakes
Vice-Captain – Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for ENG vs IND Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Jonny Bairstow
Batsmen – Rohit Sharma (VC), Virat Kohli, Joe Root (C), Lokesh Rahul
All-rounders – Ravindra Jadeja, Chris Woakes, Moeen Ali
Bowlers –Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Ollie Edward Robinson
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for ENG vs IND Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Rishabh Pant
Batsmen – Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (VC), Joe Root, Haseeb Hameed
All-rounders – Ravindra Jadeja, Chris Woakes (C)
Bowlers –James Anderson, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Ollie Edward Robinson
ENG vs IND India Tour of England 5th Test Match Expert Advice:
Joe Root will be a top captaincy choice for the small leagues as well as mini grand leagues considering his extraordinary form in this series so far. Rishabh Pant and Haseeb Hameed are the punt-picks here. The best-suggested fantasy combination for this game is 1-4-3-3.
ENG vs IND India Tour of England 5th Test Match Probable Winners:
India is expected to win this match as well as the series considering their recent performance. They looked like a complete team in the previous Test and would be eager to replicate a similar performance once again.