The Indian cricket team takes on England in the second Test of the four-match series starting Saturday, February 13, at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
England went 1-0 in the series after an all-round spectacular performance by Joe Root and Co. handed India a 227-run defeat, the first home loss for the hosts since 2017. Tickets for the Chennai Test have been sold out.
Both teams are expected to bring in a few changes to their playing XI, but the biggest casualty news came from the English camp as Jofra Archer was ruled out of the second Test.
Regarding the ICC World Test Championship, Team India needs to avoid a defeat in the second Test to stay in contention for a place in the final in June. Watch India vs England 2nd Test match live.
India vs England 2021 squads for 2nd Test
India Test squad: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Washington Sundar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, KL Rahul, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mayank Agarwal, Wriddhiman Saha
England Test squad: Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Daniel Lawrence, Joe Root (captain), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler (wicket-keeper), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jack Leach, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Chris Woakes, Ben Foakes, Olly Stone, Dominic Bess
India vs England 2nd Test predicted playing XI
India predicted playing 11: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Axar Patel / Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma
England predicted playing 11: Rory Burns, Dom Sibley, Ollie Pope, Joe Root (Captain), Ben Stokes, Dan Lawrence, Ben Foakes (wicket-keeper), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Jack Leach, Stuart Broad
Where to watch India vs England 2nd Test live?
The second India vs England Test will be telecast live at 9:30 AM IST on Star Sports 1 HD and Star Sports 3 HD, and corresponding SD TV channels in India, starting Saturday, February 13.
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