India Vs England Series Kicks Off in Chennai, India Hosts International Game for The First Time In A Year

India Vs England test series kicked off in Chennai, becoming the first game being hosted by the country in the last one year. Have a look at all the details here.

Sania Kader

February 9, 2021

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The India Vs England Test series kicked off in Chennai on February 5, 2021, Friday, and the team lineup already looks quite challenging on both sides. Indian captain Virat Kohli is back at it and is expected to play in the fourth position. England won the toss and has opted to bat first, considering the pitch condition at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Mumbai. India has been hosting an international test match for the first time since the Coronavirus pandemic and fans have been quite elated to see how the match turns out. Fans also have high expectations from the team as they played exceptionally well against Australia, bringing the Border-Gavaskar trophy home.

Here is a look at the ZEE5 video with details related to the India Vs England match which kick-started in India on Friday:

The India Vs England test series kicked off on February 5th and it is the first cricket tournament being hosted in India since the COVID-19 pandemic. People have been quite elated about the game as Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma will be a part of this game after quite some time. India’s exceptional game at the Gabba left the world stunned and they have been waiting to see how the team performs in this new series. The first two matches of the series will be held in Chennai while the last two will be pulled off in Ahmedabad. The four-match series against England will also be a major deciding factor in the overall ranking of the team.

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According to the lineup released by the teams on February 5th, Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill are expected to open for the team at Chennai. Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli are expected to follow as per the decided lineup. Ajinkya Rahane and Rishabh Pant are expected to play right after during the batting innings. According to the England lineup, Dom Sibley and Rory Burn will open for the team while Dan Lawrence and Joe Root follow up. The England team is expected to put on a tough show as they have an impressive bowling line-up with experienced players.

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