IND vs ENG 1st Test Day 1 Highlights today Wednesday, 8-4-2021 – 1st Test, India tour of England from Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
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The host team’s captain won the toss and chose to bat.
Joe Root says: “Looks a reasonable wicket, not the prettiest, weather the first hour, and make the most of it. Exciting to play in a big series like this.” Bairstow and Curran are in, Jack Leach misses out again! No spinner. “Got to pick the best team to take 20 wickets.”
Kohli saya: Ashwin is out for India! “I was hoping for the same to bat first. The first session at Trent Bridge is challenging for the batters.”Rahul opens, Jadeja is the solitary spinner…
“When you play in conditions that are not yours, you test yourself to the hilt, very grateful to be playing in front of crowds again.”
India team: 1 Rohit Sharma, 2 KL Rahul, 3 Cheteshwar Pujara, 4 Virat Kohli (capt), 5 Ajinkya Rahane, 6 Rishabh Pant (wk), 7 Ravindra Jadeja, 8 Shardul Thakur, 9 Jasprit Bumrah, 10 Mohammed Shami, 11 Mohammed Siraj.
England team: 1 Rory Burns, 2 Dom Sibley, 3 Zak Crawley, 4 Joe Root (capt), 5 Jonny Bairstow, 6 Dan Lawrence, 7 Jos Buttler (wk), 8 Sam Curran, 9 Ollie Robinson, 10 Stuart Broad, 11 James Anderson.