IND vs ENG Fantasy Prediction: India vs England 3rd Test – 24 February (Ahmedabad). Ravichandran Ashwin will again be the best fantasy captain of the game.
Hosts India will take on England in the 3rd test match of the four matches series. The series is beautifully poised at one all.
Team India lost their first game and then made a fine comeback in the second test. R Ashwin has been on fire in the series with both bat and ball, whereas Axar also made a brilliant test debut in Chennai. Rohit Sharma proved his class on the tough Chennai track, whereas Virat, Ajinkya, Pant, and Pujara are also in fine rhythm. India will welcome the pace duo of Bumrah and Umesh in this game.
England convincingly won the first test, and they struggled a lot in the second. The Pink Ball test is a big chance for the visitors due to their brilliant pacers. Joe Root has been brilliant in batting, whereas the team will welcome Zak Crawley & Jonny Bairstow in this game. Jofra Archer and James Anderson will also be back, and Leach will be the lone spinner.
This is the very first test at this venue, but according to Rohit Sharma, spinners will again play a big role.
Probable XI for both sides:-
India – Rohit Sharma, Shubhman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah.
England – Zak Crawley, Dominic Sibley, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ollie Pope, Ben Stokes, Ben Foakes, Chris Waokes, Jofra Archer, James Anderson, Jake Leach.
Four Match Test Series
Match: India vs England Third Test Match
Date and Time: 24 February, Wednesday – 2:30 PM IST
Venue: Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad
Where to Watch: Live on Star Sports Network
Top 4 Batting Order
- Rohit Sharma, Shubhman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, and Virat Kohli.
- Zak Crawley, Dominic Sibley, Jonny Bairstow, and Joe Root
Long Spell Bowlers
- R Ashwin and Axar Patel.
- Jake Leach and Chris Woakes
IND vs ENG Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Rishabh Pant will be our wicket-keeper in this game. Pant has scored 168 runs in the series at an average of 56.00, whereas he has been brilliant behind the stumps.
IND vs ENG Fantasy Batsmen
Joe Root and Zak Crawley will be our batsmen from England. Root has scored 723 runs in 2021 at an average of 90.38, whereas he has scored a couple of double centuries too. He is a world-class batsman and will play a big role in this test. Crawley has scored 616 runs at an average of 38.50, and he is rated as one of the best English youngsters.
Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Shubhman Gill will be our batsmen from India. Rohit has scored 205 runs in the series at an average of 51.25, whereas Virat has scored 145 at an average of 36.25. Both of them possess a brilliant batting record at home. Gill was brilliant on the last Aussie tour, and he is expected to fire in this game.
IND vs ENG Fantasy All-Rounders
Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel will be our all-rounders from India. Ashwin has scalped 17 wickets in the series, whereas he scored a brilliant century in the last game with the bat. Axar scalped seven wickets on his debut game, whereas he averages more than 34.00 in first-class cricket with the bat.
IND vs ENG Fantasy Bowlers
From England, Jake Leach and Jimmy Anderson will make it into our team. Leach has scalped 12 wickets in the series, whereas Anderson bowled well in the first test, and he can be lethal with the pink ball.
Jasprit Bumrah will be our bowler from India. Bumrah has scalped 83 wickets in 18 matches, whereas he will be lethal with the pink ball.
Match Prediction: India are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role
Ravi Ashwin and Virat Kohli
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Joe Root and Axar Patel
SportsRush Small-League Fantasy Team for the Game
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