England, South Africa Test Series Big Motivation For India In New World Test Championship Cycle

Test cricket is the most lengthy and spread-out format of the sport. To create an equivalent of the World Cup, but for cricket, ICC came up with the World Test Championship.

Let’s observe India’s history and future tournaments with England and South Africa, plus updates on the upcoming Ind vs. Eng Test Series 2021.

Previous matches between India vs. England

Below are the last test matches among the teams:

  • On 7th September 2018, England came first with 118 runs.
  • On 5th February 2021, England was victorious by 227 runs.
  • On 13th February 2021, India was prosperous by 317 runs.
  • On 24th February 2021, India triumphed by ten wickets.
  • On 4th March 2021, India won by 25 runs and an innings.

Upcoming matches between India vs. England

What’s next for India? Here’s the confirmed schedule for India vs. England Test Series 2021:

  • 1st test is on 4th August 2021, at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
  • 2nd test is on 12th August 2021, at Lord’s London.
  • 3rd test is on 25th August 2021, at Headingley, Leeds.
  • 4th test match is on 2nd September 2021, at Kennington Oval, London.
  • 5th test match is on 10th September 2021, at Old Trafford, Manchester.

India’s Team

The ultimate players in the upcoming matches will comprise:

  1. Captain Virat Kohli 
  2. Vice Captain Ajinkya Rahane
  3. Mayank Agarwal 
  4. Chetaswar Pujara 
  5. Shardul Thakur 
  6. Rishabh Pant
  7. Rohit Sharma
  8. Axar Patel
  9. Ravichandran Ashwin
  10. Mohammad Shami 
  11. Ishant Sharma 
  12. Mohammad Siraj 
  13. Lukesh Rahul 
  14. Umesh Yadav 
  15. Ravindra Jadeja 
  16. Hanuma Vihari 
  17. Wriddhiman Saha
  18. Jasprit Bumrah
  19. Abhimanyu Easwaran 
  20. Prithvi Shaw 
  21. Suryakumar Yadav 

England’s Team

The final players in the upcoming matches will comprise:

  1. Captain Joe Root 
  2. Rory Burns 
  3. Mark Wood 
  4. Dominic Sibley
  5. Ollie Pope 
  6. James Anderson 
  7. Jack Leach 
  8. Ollie Robinson 
  9. Ben Stokes 
  10. Jos Buttler 
  11. Stuart Broad 
  12. Jonny Bairstow 
  13. Dom Bess 
  14. Dan Lawrence 
  15. Haseeb Hameed 
  16. Zack Crawley 
  17. Sam Curran

Previous matches between SA vs. India

Below are the last test matches among the teams:

  • On 5th- 8th January 2018, SA was conquered by 72 runs.
  • On 13th – 17th January 2018, SA won by 135 runs. 
  • On 24th -27th January 2018, India came first with 63 runs.
  • On 2nd – 6th October 2019, India won by 203 runs.
  • On 10th – 13th October 2019, India won by 137 runs and an innings.
  • On 19th -22nd October 2019, India won by 202 runs and an innings. 

Upcoming matches between India vs. SA

To close the hectic 2021 season, December is when India will tour SA for a three-match test series. The program will soon be confirmed. 
To conclude, India’s considered a superpower when it comes to the world of cricket. That’s why fans and critics eagerly await India to showcase all its glory in the upcoming test matches. Get all the latest sports news including tennis, cricket, table tennis, olympics and football only on Pure Win News.

Resource Reference: 

  1. https://www.hindustantimes.com/cricket/england-south-africa-test-series-big-motivation-for-india-in-new-world-test-championship-cycle-101626268594188.html
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019%E2%80%932021_ICC_World_Test_Championship
  3. https://www.espncricinfo.com/series/india-tour-of-england-2021-1239527/england-vs-india-2nd-test-1239544/live-cricket-score
  4. https://stats.espncricinfo.com/Ci/engine/records/team/series_results.html?class=1;host=3;id=3;id=6;type=headtohead

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