India vs England: India is back to Headingley, Leeds after 19 years, this time, to play the 3rd Test match of the series. The last time India played here, Sachin, Dravid, and Ganguly all scored centuries in the same innings. India is back after a good Test match where India defeated England on the basis of a strong 2nd innings performance.
The 2nd Test was played with a lot of hostility. English bowlers shared a lot of heated moments with Indian tail-enders subsequently leading to Virat and co. having an enraged reaction. There was a lot of talk between the Indian and English players.
No rain interruption during the match is expected. According to AccuWeather, The morning temperature is expected to be around 21-22 degrees Celsius, with 72% humidity and no rain. Clouds will be cover throughout the day but the chances of rain are negligible.
There has been a lot of talk about the team selection and who would make it to the final XI. There’s no clarity but it looks like Ashwin might make his way through in the team.
If India manages to win the Test, they will evade the risk of losing the series. All eyes would be on Virat Kohli and his team selection as he will walk on for the toss.
India Probable Playing 11Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja/R Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj
England Probable Playing 11Rory Burns, Haseeb Hameed, Dawid Malan, Joe Root (c), Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (wk), Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Ollie Robinson, Mark Wood/ Saqib Mahmood, James Anderson