In the second Test match of England tour of India at the Narendra Modi Stadium, England won the toss and chose to bat against the Indian team. The first ball will be bowled at 2:30 PM IST.
The visiting England team will be commencing the batting in the historic Test match which will be played in the renovated Motera Stadium.
Jasprit Bumrah comes back in the playing XI replacing Mohammed Siraj. Washington Sundar replaces Kuldeep Yadav due to the former’s batting ability.
James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow and Jofra Archer will feature in the second Test match.
India: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Ravichandran Ashwin, Washington Sundar, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah
England: Zack Crawley, Dominic Sibley, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Ben Foakes, Ollie Pope, Stuart Broad, Jofra Archer, Jack Leach, James Anderson
England tour of India commenced from February 5, this will be the first international series which will be hosted by India since January 2020. The bilateral series currently has been levelled by 1-1. The bilateral series consists of 5 T20Is, 3 ODIs and 4 Test Matches. The first two Test matches were played at Chepauk while the last two games will be held at the Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad.