The countdown to the England vs. India 2021 test series has begun, as the tournament will see the two teams meet for the first time on August 4, 2021. The 1st Test England vs. India will be held in Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
India’s tour of England consists of 5 friendly matches, the last of which begins on September 10th. Virat Kohli is the captain of the Indian team while England is led by Joe Root.
India have named a 20-man squad for the test series against England. England Cricket, on the other hand, has selected a 17-man squad. England suffered a 3-1 loss to India during their February-March test tour this year. The home team want to avenge their defeat this time.
That England and India’s squad consists of several spectacular players who are currently among the top performers in international cricket. In this article we talk about what is likely the best combined XI of the England vs. India 2021 test series.
England vs. India 2021: Probably the best combination team
For the best combined XI between England and India 2021, Rohit Sharma should be selected as a prelude. After Sharma was promoted to opener in 2019, he has proven to be the dominant batsman in that position.
Against England, Rohit Sharma has played 5 friendly matches and scored 379 runs in 9 innings averaging 47.37, along with a century and a half century. On English soil, the right-handed batsman has only played 2 tests making up 98 runs in 4 innings.