In a recent announcement, England has unveiled its 16-member squad for the upcoming Test series against Team India scheduled for January-March next year. The responsibility of captaining the team during this crucial series will rest on the shoulders of Ben Stokes. The anticipated 5-match Test series is set to be a pivotal clash between these cricketing giants.
In a strategic move, England’s selectors have opted for a spin-heavy squad for the upcoming 5-match test series against Team India. While relying on the experience of Jack Leach, the inclusion of promising talents like Shoaib Bashir, known for his stellar performances in domestic cricket, reflects the selectors’ commitment to providing opportunities to emerging players. The squad further embraces youth with the additions of Tom Hartley and Rehan Ahmed, showcasing England’s intent to foster a dynamic and talented team for the challenging tour of India.
Complete schedule of Team India-England Test series
1st Test: India vs England, January 25-29, Hyderabad
2nd Test: India vs England, 2-6 February, Vizag
Third Test: India vs England, 15-19 February, Rajkot
Fourth Test: India vs England, 23-27 February, Ranchi
Fifth Test: India vs England, March 7-11, Dharamshala