In the India vs England first Test match, England captai Joe Root won the toss and elected to bat first at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, also known as Chepauk Stadium, Chennai on Friday. Left arm spinner Axar Patel rulled out of first Test over injury and Shahbaz Nadeem and Rahul Chahar were added to the squad.
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Indian cricket team who is high on confidence after a dramatic series win in Australia would look to put up yet another spirited show on its home soil and register a place in ICC world Test Championship (WTC) final. With New Zealand already qualified for the final of inaugural edition of WTC, the second team will be either of India, England and Australia. Currently, India is at the top of the ICC WTC points table followed by New Zealand, England and Australia.
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