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Bumrah has been rested with in-form Mohammed Siraj back in the playing XI along with left-arm wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav. Check IND vs ENG playing 11 and head to head details here

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(L-R) Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Mark Wood. File Photo: @England cricket
England has named its 12-member squad, resting veteran pacer James Anderson and bringing back Stuart Broad in his place, on the eve of the match. File Photo: @England cricket

India opted to bat first against England in the second Test making three changes to their playing XI with left-arm spin bowling all-rounder Axar Patel making his Test debut.

Check IND vs ENG 1st Test Live score and match updates here

Senior pacer has been rested with in-form Mohammed Siraj back in the playing XI along with left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav, who replaces Washington Sundar to play his first game in two years.

For England, came in place of Dom Bess, replaced James Anderson while injured made way for Olly Stone.

Wicketkeeper Ben Foakes will replace Jos Buttler.

Playing 11 of both the teams:

India playing 11: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant(w), Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Siraj.

England playing 11: Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Daniel Lawrence, Joe Root(c), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Ben Foakes(w), Moeen Ali, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, Olly Stone.
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Who is Ben Foakes?
Ben Foakes is England's wicket-keeper batsman, who plays county cricket for Surrey. He was selected for 2017-18 Ashes tour but did not get a chance in the series.
He made his Test debut against Sri Lanka at Galle Stadium on November 6, 2018. He has scored 332 runs in 10 innings score at an average of 41.5 and has one century by his name.
He has not played for England since Jan 31, 2019.


England's tour of India 2021

  • Overall: 123
  • India won: 26
  • England won: 48
  • Draw: 49
  • Tied: 0 
head-to-head in India (Tests) 
  • Total matches played: 61
  • India won: 19
  • England won: 14
  • Drawn: 28 
IND vs ENG head-to-head in Chennai
India and England have faced each other in 10 Test matches at Chepauk, with the hosts registering five wins and England winning four matches. The Test match in 1982 ended in a draw.

ICC World Test Championship

The 4-match Test series is also a part of (WTC). Both the teams are fighting for a finals spot in the WTC, scheduled to take place on June 18-22 at the Lord's cricket ground.

Check ICC Test championship latest news, schedule and points table here
Here are the squads of both the teams:
India squad for 2nd Test: (captain), Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, (wicketkeeper), Wriddhiman Saha (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur, R Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Axar Patel.
England 12-member squad for 2nd Test: Dom Sibley, Rory Burns, Dan Lawrence, (c), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Ben Foakes, Moeen Ali, Stuart Broad, Chris Woakes, Jack Leach, Olly Stone.

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First Published: Fri, February 12 2021. 15:36 IST