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2nd Test of the Anthony de Mello Trophy, 2024 will be played between India and England (IND vs ENG) at the Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam on 2nd February at 09:30 AM IST.

IND vs ENG (India vs England), 2nd Test - Match Information

Match: India vs England, 2nd Test
Date: 2nd February, 2024
Time: 09:30 AM IST
Venue: Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam

IND vs ENG (India vs England), 2nd Test Preview

India and England have played 1 match in the series, with England winning all the games played so far.

In the first game of this series, Ollie Pope was the Man of the Match and Ravindra Jadeja scored the highest fantasy points for India with 204 match fantasy points while Tom Hartley topped the fantasy points leaderboard for England with 263 match fantasy points.

IND vs ENG, Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam will allow for good stroke play and the batters will find it easy to bat on the surface. It will not allow a lot of assistance to the bowlers and wicket-taking is going to be difficult. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 18 matches is 344 runs. The pitch at the Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam is a sporting one with decent assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions.

Weather Report for Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam

The temperature will hover around 26°C with 60% humidity. Winds at a speed of 2.12 m/s are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have been very successful at this venue. They have taken 71% of the total wickets at this venue. We would suggest that you pick as many pace bowlers as possible in your team. 

IND vs ENG, Head-to-Head

In the 132 matches played between these 2 teams, the batters of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

IND vs ENG Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Joe Root 2 36 7.2 5 1 29, 0, 2, 0, 5 0, 4, 0, 1, 0
Yashasvi Jaiswal 3 140 28 0 0 80, 15, 0, 28, 17 -
Virat Kohli 3 293 58.6 0 0 46, 12, 38, 76, 121 -
  1. Joseph Edward Root

    Joe Root can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 152 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.1. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recent 2 matches, Joe Root has scored 36 runs at an average of 7.2 per match.

  2. Yashasvi Bhupendra Kumar Jaiswal

    Yashasvi Jaiswal is a batter with an average of 135 match fantasy points in the last 5 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and is a differential player for your Fantasy Team. He is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the last 3 matches, this player has scored 140 runs at an average of 28 per match.

  3. Virat Kohli

    Virat Kohli is a batter with an average of 95 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Virat Kohli is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the last 3 matches, he has scored 46, 12, 38, 76 and 121 runs at an average of 58.6 per match.

IND vs ENG Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Jasprit Bumrah 2 6 1.2 8 1.6 0, 0, 0, 6, 0 2, 0, 4, 0, 2
Tom Hartley 2 57 11.4 10 2 23, 0, 34, 0, 0 0, 2, 0, 7, 1
Ollie Robinson 2 14 2.8 5 1 0, 5, 0, 9, 0 0, 0, 3, 0, 2
  1. Jasprit Jasbirsingh Bumrah

    Jasprit Bumrah is a bowler with an average of 121 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player bowls right-arm fast and in the recent 2 matches, Jasprit Bumrah has taken 8 wickets at an average of 1.6.

  2. Tom William Hartley

    Tom Hartley is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 104 match fantasy points in the last 1 games and a fantasy rating of 8. This player is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and in the recent 2 matches, Tom Hartley has taken 10 wickets at an average of 2.

  3. Oliver Edward Robinson

    Ollie Robinson is a bowler with an average of 106 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.1 and is a differential player for your Fantasy Team. He is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and in the recent 2 matches, this player has taken 5 wickets at an average of 1.

IND vs ENG Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Ravichandran Ashwin 2 37 7.4 6 1.2 0, 1, 0, 28, 0 3, 0, 3, 0, 0
Ravindra Jadeja 2 89 17.8 5 1 0, 87, 0, 2, 0 3, 0, 2, 0, 0
Rehan Ahmed 2 41 8.2 2 0.4 13, 0, 28, 0, 0 0, 2, 0, 0, 0
  1. Ravichandran Ashwin

    Ravichandran Ashwin is an all-rounder with an average of 146 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Ravichandran Ashwin is an off-break bowler and in the recent 2 matches, he has taken 3, 0, 3, 0 and 0 wickets at an average of 1.2.

  2. Ravindrasinh Anirudhsinh Jadeja

    Ravindra Jadeja is an all-rounder with an average of 151 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.1 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. This player is a left-handed batter. In the recently played 2 matches, Ravindra Jadeja has scored 89 runs at an average of 17.8 per match.

  3. Rehan Ahmed

    Rehan Ahmed can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 92 match fantasy points in the last 2 games and a fantasy rating of 7. This player is a leg-break googly bowler and in the last 2 matches, Rehan Ahmed has taken 0, 2, 0, 0 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.4.

IND vs ENG Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Ollie Pope 3 273 54.6 0 0 1, 196, 42, 3, 31 -
Ravindra Jadeja 2 89 17.8 5 1 0, 87, 0, 2, 0 3, 0, 2, 0, 0
Joe Root 2 36 7.2 5 1 29, 0, 2, 0, 5 0, 4, 0, 1, 0
Ravichandran Ashwin 2 37 7.4 6 1.2 0, 1, 0, 28, 0 3, 0, 3, 0, 0
Jasprit Bumrah 2 6 1.2 8 1.6 0, 0, 0, 6, 0 2, 0, 4, 0, 2
Ben Stokes 3 172 34.4 0 0 70, 6, 3, 42, 51 -

The top point-getters for India are Ravindra Jadeja with 204 match fantasy points, Ravichandran Ashwin with 163 match fantasy points and Jasprit Bumrah with 150 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for England are Ollie Pope with 246 match fantasy points, Joe Root with 168 match fantasy points and Ben Stokes with 114 match fantasy points.

IND vs ENG Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Ravichandran Ashwin 2 37 7.4 6 1.2 0, 1, 0, 28, 0 3, 0, 3, 0, 0
Joe Root 2 36 7.2 5 1 29, 0, 2, 0, 5 0, 4, 0, 1, 0
Ravindra Jadeja 2 89 17.8 5 1 0, 87, 0, 2, 0 3, 0, 2, 0, 0
Axar Patel 2 61 12.2 5 1 0, 44, 0, 17, 0 2, 0, 1, 0, 2
Jasprit Bumrah 2 6 1.2 8 1.6 0, 0, 0, 6, 0 2, 0, 4, 0, 2
  1. Ravichandran Ashwin

    Ravichandran Ashwin is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 146 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 10. This player bowls off-break and in the recent 2 matches, Ravichandran Ashwin has taken 6 wickets at an average of 1.2.

  2. Joseph Edward Root

    Joe Root is a batter with an average of 152 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.1 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 2 matches, this player has scored 29, 0, 2, 0 and 5 runs averaging 7.2 per match.

  3. Ravindrasinh Anirudhsinh Jadeja

    Ravindra Jadeja is an all-rounder with an average of 151 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.1 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Ravindra Jadeja is a left-handed batter. In the recently played 2 matches, he has scored 0, 87, 0, 2 and 0 runs at an average of 17.8 per match.

  4. Axar Rajeshbhai Patel

    Axar Patel can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 113 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.3. Axar Patel bowls slow left-arm orthodox and in the recently played 2 matches, he has taken 2, 0, 1, 0 and 2 wickets at an average of 1.

  5. Jasprit Jasbirsingh Bumrah

    Jasprit Bumrah is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 121 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.3. Jasprit Bumrah bowls right-arm fast and in the recent 2 matches, he has taken 2, 0, 4, 0 and 2 wickets at an average of 1.6.

IND vs ENG Squad Information

England (ENG) Squad: James Anderson, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Foakes, Jack Leach, Mark Wood, Ben Duckett, Ollie Robinson, Dan Lawrence, Ollie Pope, Zak Crawley, Gus Atkinson, Tom Hartley, Rehan Ahmed and Shoaib Bashir.

India (IND) Squad: Ravindra Jadeja, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin, KL Rahul, KS Bharat, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Shreyas Iyer, Sarfaraz Khan, Avesh Khan, Saurabh Kumar, Rajat Patidar, Mukesh Kumar, Mohammed Siraj, Washington Sundar, Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal and Dhruv Jurel.

IND vs ENG Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Ben Foakes and KS Bharat

Batters: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ollie Pope, Rohit Sharma and Shreyas Iyer

All-Rounders: Ravichandran Ashwin, Joe Root and Axar Patel

Bowlers: Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj

Captain: Mohammed Siraj

Vice-Captain: Joe Root

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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