India vs England Live 1st Test Cricket Match

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India vs England 1st Test Live

India vs England Live 1st Test Cricket Match on Jan 25-Jan 29, 2024 at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad, India.

India vs England Live

Match Details:

  • Match: IND vs ENG, 1st Test, England tour of India, 2024
  • Date: Thursday, January 25, 2024 – Monday, January 29, 2024
  • Location: Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad, India.

India Squad:

Rohit Sharma (c), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Srikar Bharat (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj

England Squad:

Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes (c), Ben Foakes (wk), Rehan Ahmed, Tom Hartley, Mark Wood, Jack Leach

The ongoing India vs England Test series has started. The series is scheduled for four Test matches to be played in India between January and March 2024.

Match Schedule:

  1. 1st Test: Hyderabad, January 25-29, 2024. (Currently Ongoing!)
  2. 2nd Test: Visakhapatnam, February 2-6, 2024.
  3. 3rd Test: Rajkot, February 15-19, 2024.
  4. 4th Test: Dharamshala, March 7-11, 2024.

Current Status:

The first Test between India and England commenced today, January 25, 2024, at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Here are the live updates as of 6:47 PM IST:

  • England won the toss and elected to bat.
  • At the time of writing, England reached 192/7 after 54.4 overs.
  • Ben Duckett and Zak Crawley provided a solid opening stand for England, but lost momentum after India’s spinners, Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin, came into the attack.
  • India currently holds the upper hand with three wickets down and the pitch expected to deteriorate further, benefiting spin bowling.

Key Talking Points:

  • This series carries immense significance for both teams, with India aiming to reclaim the Anthony De Mello Trophy after losing it in England in 2021, and England looking to extend their dominance in overseas Test cricket.
  • The performance of India’s spin trio of Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, and Axar Patel will be crucial for the home team’s success.
  • England’s batting lineup, particularly their middle order, will need to step up against the experienced Indian bowling attack.
  • The nature of the pitches and the weather conditions will also play a key role in determining the outcome of the series.

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