new Delhi: All members of the England cricket team, including captain Joe Root, reached Chennai Airport on Wednesday morning for the first two Tests of the four-Test series against India. The Test series will begin between the two teams from 5 February. The first two matches of the series will be held in Chennai, while the last two matches will be held in Ahmedabad.
Some Indian players have also reached Chennai
Indian team (Team India) Opening batsman Rohit Sharma, vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane reached Chennai (Chennai) last night, while Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant and Jasprit Bumrah arrived in Chennai for two matches this morning. Head coach Ravi Shastri has also reached Chennai, while team captain Virat Kohli will arrive here on Wednesday evening.
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Both teams will be able to start practice from February 2
India (Team India) And England players are currently staying in a hotel in Chennai for a six-day isolation, where a bio-bubble has been made. Here players of both teams will have regular corona virus test. Both teams will be able to start practice from February 2 after completing the isolation period.
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Both teams are full of confidence
Before this series, both teams are full of confidence. Before this series, the Indian team had won the second consecutive series on Australian soil by defeating Australia 2-1 in their home. At that time many of the big players of India were out of the series due to injury and captain Virat Kohli also returned to India after the first Test at Paternity Leave, but now almost all the players of India are fit and the team will also have the support of the domestic audience. . On the other hand, England’s team is also running in excellent form. The English team recently defeated Sri Lanka 2–0 in the same house. Along with captain Joe Root, the rest of England’s players are also in excellent form.
India dominates England in Chennai
India is dominating England in Chennai. Both the teams have played 9 matches so far, out of which India have won 5 and England have won three matches. The last time England played on this ground, India won that match by an innings and 75 runs.
England had a clean sweep last time
The last time England team came to India in 2016 was a clean sweep by the Indian team 4–0. Indian captain Virat Kohli had scored 655 runs in that series at an average of 109.
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British got heavy in overall record
India and England have come face to face in Test cricket 122 times since 1932. During this time England has defeated the Indian team in 47 Test matches. While the Indian team has so far won 26 Test matches. 49 Test matches were drawn.