5th Test Match of England India last year test series will be played from July 1 – July 5 2022 at Edgbaston, Birmingham. Match will start at 03:30PM IST.
India are in the lead by 2-1 in series. This year captains of both the sides are different. Rohit Sharma is full time captain for India whereas Ben Stokes is full time Captain for England.
India and England have met each other in Test cricket on 130 occasions. As per the head-to-head records, England has a far superior win record over India with 49 victories compared to India’s 31.
England will be out to win this test match and level the series by 1-1. England will be in full confidence after coming to the match by defeating New Zealand by 3-0 in test series. Counter attack is new way England have find under the leadership of Ben Stokes and Brendon Mccullum.
At the moment, England have very poor record in ongoing World Test Championship. England have 4 wins in 15 tests, they have lost 7.
Pair of Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes is in fine form. Ollie Pope has scored brilliant hundred against New Zealand. Openers are concern for England for long time. England will rely very much on red-hot form of Joe Root.
In bowling unit, James Anderson and Stuart Broad didn’t allowed New Zealand batsmans to settle and they took wickets in opening overs. So, very much will rely upon their opening spell as well. Matthew Potts had brilliant debut series. Jack Leach took 10 wickets in previous match against New Zealand he will be their only spinner.