IND vs ENG / In the fourth test, England won the toss and chose to bat first - Akash Deep's debut for India

Zoom News : Feb 23, 2024, 09:12 AM
IND vs ENG: The fourth match of the 5 test match series between India and England is being played from today i.e. Thursday. England won the toss and decided to bat first. The match will take place at JSCA Stadium, Ranchi from 9:30 am. India is leading 2-1 in the series after winning the Rajkot Test. The team has a chance to win the series. If India wins, the team will win its third consecutive series at home against England for the first time. Before this, the team had never won 3 consecutive home series against England.

Playing-11 of both the teams

England: Jack Crowley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes (c), Ben Foakes (wk), Shoaib Bashir, Tom Hartley, Ollie Robinson, James Anderson.

India: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Sarfaraz Khan, Rajat Patidar, Dhruv Jurel (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Akash Deep, Mohammed Siraj.

Akash Deep's debut

Jasprit Bumrah has been rested from this test. In such a situation, RCB fast bowler Akash Deep is being debuted in his place. He is the 313th player from India to get the debut cap. Akash had performed brilliantly in domestic cricket. He was handed the debut cap by Indian team head coach Rahul Dravid. Akash's mother was also present at his debut. Akash hugged him and became emotional. Akash has taken 104 wickets in 30 first-class matches. Six for 60 runs is his best bowling in an innings.

These records can be made in the match

  • Anderson closes to 700 wickets - James Anderson is just four wickets away from 700 Test wickets. Only Muttiah Muralitharan (800) and Shane Warne (708) have taken more than 700 wickets.
  • Jaiswal 139 runs away from thousand runs - Yashasvi has scored 861 runs in 13 innings of 7 matches. If he scores 139 runs in the first innings of the next match, he will equal Vinod Kambli's Indian record of scoring 1000 runs in the fewest innings. At the same time, the one who scores thousand runs in matches will also become India's fastest and second fastest player in the world. In India, this record is in the name of Cheteshwar Pujara and in the world, this record is in the name of Don Bradman.
  • Jadeja 13 wickets away from 300 wickets - Ravindra Jadeja, who completed 3000 Test runs in the last match, is also close to 300 Test wickets. He needs 13 more wickets to become the seventh Indian to reach there.
  • Bairstow is close to 6 thousand and Rohit is close to 4 thousand runs - Bairstow is 94 runs away from 6000 Test runs and Rohit Sharma is 23 runs away from 4000.