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BCCI announces Team India for England test series 2024

India vs England Test series 2024: The Indian cricket team is set to play a 5-match Test series against the England cricket team starting from January 25th. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced a 16-member squad for this series, which will be led by Rohit Sharma. Additionally, many young players have also been given an opportunity in this team. Let’s find out who are the 16 players selected for the India Test team for the England Test series.

Announcement of the Team for England Test Series 2024

BCCI announces Team India for England test series 2024

In fact, Team India is scheduled to play a 5-match Test series against the England team, which is set to begin from January 25th. This has created a lot of excitement among fans, and to further boost their enthusiasm, the BCCI has announced the Indian team for the England Test series. However, the BCCI has only announced the team for the initial 2 matches of the series. Rohit Sharma will once again shoulder the responsibility of leading the Indian team in this series.

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It’s worth noting that the team announced for the England Test series is quite similar to the team that toured South Africa. However, young batsman Dhruv Jurel has been included in this team, who has been added as a wicketkeeper in the squad. Additionally, K.S. Bharat has also been given an opportunity in the team. Now, it remains to be seen which players get the chance to play in the playing XI.

However, once again, Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara have not been given an opportunity in this team. Additionally, due to an injury, Mohammed Shami is also not included in the team.

Indian Cricket Team – Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), KS Bharat (wk), Dhruv Jurel (wk), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah (VC), Avesh Khan.

Meanwhile, the England Cricket Board had announced the England Test team for the Indian tour quite some time ago, with the responsibility of leading the team resting on the shoulders of Ben Stokes.

England Test Team – Ben Stokes (C), Joe Root, Harry Brook, Jonny Bairstow, Shoib Bashir, Ben Duckett, Ben Foakes (Wk), Zak Crawley, Tom Hartley, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, James Anderson, Rehan Ahmed, Gus Atkinson* and Mark Wood. (*indicates uncapped players)

The India-England Test series starting from January 25 is set to be thrilling. The last Test match between the two countries was played in 2022. This concluded the five-match Test series that began in 2021 but could not be completed at that time due to various reasons. In that series, both teams had won two matches each, while one match ended in a draw, resulting in the series being drawn overall.

This time around, viewers can expect an intense competition between the two nations. Under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, Team India will aim to improve its position in the points table for the World Test Championship 2025 by securing victories in this series. On the other hand, led by Ben Stokes, the England team will be eager to win the series on Indian soil, especially since the last encounter between the two teams during the 2020-21 tour resulted in a convincing victory for the Indian team. In that series, England managed to win only one out of the four matches, while India emerged victorious in three matches. However, achieving this feat will not be easy for Ben Stokes and company.

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India vs England Test Series 2024 Full Schedule

The 5-match Test series between India and England will commence on January 25 with the Hyderabad Test. The Indian team will kick off the series against the England team on January 25 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. The match is set to begin at 9:30 AM. The series will conclude with the final match scheduled to be played in the scenic ground of Dharamshala starting from March 7. The other Test matches of this series will be played in Visakhapatnam, Rajkot and Ranchi.

1st Test: January 25-29 (Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad)

2nd Test: February 2-6 (Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam)

3rd Test: February 15-19 (Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot)

4th Test: February 23-27 (JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi)

5th Test: March 7-11 (Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala)

India vs England Test Series Live Streaming

The upcoming Test matches between India and England can be watched live on various TV channels. The digital platform will broadcast it on the Jio Cinema app, which is entirely free of charge. Additionally, you can also get live updates of this match on the CricChamp mobile app, which is completely free. Here, you can also find many predictions related to the match.

TV Broadcast – Sports18 SD and HD (English), Colors (Tamil, Bengali, Kannada), Colors Cineplex Superhits (Hindi)

Online Stream – Jio Cinema

Who will win the India vs England Test Series?

Considering Team India’s recent performance, it appears that India is dominating this series. Moreover, with the matches being held in India, the chances of India winning have significantly increased. Last year, against the Australian cricket team in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, Rohit and company displayed an impressive performance. However, this time around, India might face tough competition, making this series highly anticipated. Now, it remains to be seen who performs how in this series.

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