Pitch Report:

Chepauk Stadium, Chennai
This wicket is looking like a sporting wicket. Surprisingly curator has left some grass on the wicket so pace bowlers will get some advantage in the initial sessions as per Kohli. As the time passes batsmen and spinners will get support from it.

Historically this wicket is known as spinners paradise. In the last Ranji match spinners took 25 out of the 30 wickets.

Some Key Facts:

  • Indian team has defeated England in India by 4-0 in the last series.
  • Indian team has won their last 8 home series matches by big margins.

Fantasy Tips:

  • Make your small league team by assuming upper hand of India. Spinners will be key to your team.
  • Try to cover all the main spinners in your team.

Team India Preview:

Team India is set to start their home series with a bang. Their confidence will be sky high as they defeated Asutralia on their home soil with a relatively weaker team. Virat Kohli has confirmed that Rishabh Pant will be the wicketkeeper of the team and India can go with 3 spinners. Axar Patel can get preferred as third spinner as England team was struggling against Left Arm Orthodox bowler Embuldeniya in  the last series.

Probable11 of India:

Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Washington Sundar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav/Mohammed Siraj/Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah

H2H Stats and Venue Stats of the players:

R PANT:
H2H: 6 I, 162 R, 27.0 A, 64.3 SR
VENUE: N/A

W SAHA:
H2H: 4 I, 49 R, 12.2 A, 42.6 SR,
VENUE: N/A

V Kohli:
H2H: 35 I, 1555 R, 48.6 A, 53.5 SR
VENUE: 2 I, 122 R, 61.0 A,51.9 SR

C Pujara:
H2H: 33 I, 1339 R, 44.6 A, 45.7 SR
VENUE: 3 I, 68 R, 34.0 A, 53.5 SR

Rohit Sharma:
H2H: 2 I, 34 R, 17.0 A, 38.2 SR
VENUE: N/A

A Rahane:
H2H: 25 I, 619 R, 25.8 A, 44.3 SR
VENUE: N/A,

M Agarwal:
H2H: N/A
VENUE: N/A
INT: 14 M, 23 I, 1052 R, 45.73 A, 54.47 SR

S Gill(debuted in Australia and is averaging 50+ at this time):
H2H: N/A
VENUE: N/A
INT: 3 M, 6 I, 259 R, 51.80 A, 60.65 SR

KL Rahul:
H2H: 14 I, 532 R, 38.0 A, 63.5 SR
VENUE:

H Pandya:
H2H: 8 I, 154 R, 22.0 A, 57.5 SR
VENUE: N/A,

R Ashwin(Off Spin):
H2H: 25 I, 781 R, 39.0 A, 59.8 SR+ 27 I, 718 O, 56 W,
VENUE: 2 I, 70 R, 35.0 A, 45.2 SR+ 4 I, 143 O, 13 W,

Axar Patel(LAO):
H2H:
VENUE: N/A
Domestic: 39 M, 55 I, 1665 R, 35.42 A, 62.54 SR+ 68 I, 68 I, 1461 O, 134 W,

Washington Sundar:
H2H:
VENUE: N/A
INT: 2 I, 84 R, 42.0 A, 48.6 SR+ 2 I, 49 O, 4 W :

J Bumrah
H2H: 6 I, 133 O, 14 W,
VENUE: N/A,

Ishant Sharma:
H2H: 22 I, 122 R,6.4 A, 26.2 SR+ 28 I, 602 O, 56 W,
VENUE: 6 I, 93 O, 7 W,

Kuldeep Yadav(Chinaman):
H2H: 1 I, 9 O, 0 W,
VENUE: N/A

M Siraj:
H2H:
VENUE: N/A
INT: 6 I, 134 O, 13 W,

Shardul Thakur:
H2H: N/A
VENUE:
INT: 3 I, 73 R, 36.5 A, 56.2 SR+ 3 I, 44 O, 7 W,

England Team Preview:
This team is in very good form and have won their last 5 overseas matches. They have just defeated Srilanka in their yard. However team has very less players who can play spin well. Ben Stokes and Moeen Ali are set to strengthen the team. They still has to decide their pacers.

Rory Burns is set to play in the place of in Zac Crawley while D Lawrence is also expected to play at no.3.

Probable11 of the team:
Rory Burns, Dom Sibley, Daniel Lawrence, Joe Root (c), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler (wk), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jack Leach, Stuart Broad/J Anderson

H2H Stats and Venue Stats of the players:

J Butttler:
H2H: 18 I, 703 R, 43.09 A, 62.8 SR
VENUE: 2 I, 11 R, 11.0 A, 16.4 SR
LS: 3 I, 131 R, 65.5 A

J Root:
H2H: 28 I, 1421 R, 56.8 A, 53.2 SR+ 10 I, 41 O, 3 W,
VENUE: 2 I, 94 R, 47.0 A, 56.6 SR
LS: 4 I, 426 R, 106 A

Zak Crawley(Injured):
H2H:
VENUE: N/A,
LS: 4 I, 35 R, 8.75 A
INT: 10 M, 16 I, 616 R, 38.50 A, 55.19 SR

Rory Burns:
H2H:
VENUE: N/A,
INT: 38 I, 1233 R, 32.4 A, 44.8 SR

D Sibley:
H2H:
VENUE: N/A
LS: 4 I, 62 R
INT: 23 I, 743 R, 35.4 A, 36.3 SR

O Pope:
H2H: 3 I, 54 R, 18.0 A, 54.5 SR
VENUE: N/A,

D Lawrence:
H2H: N/A,
VENUE:
LS: 4 I, 99 R, 33 A
INT: 4 I, 99 R, 33.0 A, 42.7 SR+ 1 I, 2 O, 0 W,

B Stokes:
H2H: 21 I, 545 R, 27.2 A, 42.7 SR+ 20 I, 307 O, 29 W,
VENUE: 2 I, 29 R, 14.5 A, 33.7 SR+ 1 I, 20 O, 1 W,

Moeen Ali:
H2H: 19 I, 624 R, 32.8 A, 42.2 SR+ 20 I, 387 O, 41 W,
VENUE: 2 I, 190 R, 95.0 A, 52.9 SR+ 1 I, 41 O, 1 W,

Chris Woakes:
H2H: 11 M, 252 R, 31.5 A, 63.2 SR+ 15 I, 206 O, 16 W,
VENUE: N/A,

S Broad:
H2H: 25 I, 456 R, 20.07 A, 78.1 SR+ 36 I, 641 O, 70 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 27 O, 2 W,
LS: 2 I, 3 W

J Anderson:
H2H: 35 I, 255 R, 12.1 A, 42.1 SR+ 52 I, 1006 O, 110 W,
VENUE: 2 I, 22 O, 2 W,
LS: 2 I, 6 W

J Archer:
H2H:
VENUE: N/A,
INT: 21 I, 399 O, 38 W,

J Leach(LAO):
H2H:
VENUE: N/A,
INT: 21 I, 456 O, 44 W,
LS: 4 I, 10 W

D Bess(RAO):
H2H:
VENUE: N/A,
INT: 19 I, 366 O, 31 W,
LS:  4 I, 12 W

O Stone:
H2H:
VENUE: N/A,
INT: 1 I, 12 O, 3 W,

 

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