Hey guys, Sports Patrika is back once again, with the latest updates from the cricket world. Today we will talk about the ongoing India tour of England 2018. After recently concluded ODI series, let’s take a look at the preview of the first test between India vs England.
India tour of England 2018 began with the T20 series where India reigned supreme and won the T20 series 2-1. But England once again proved their dominance over ODI cricket and avenged their T20 defeat in ODI series with a 2-1 win over India.
Now that the odds are tied, both teams will be looking for dominance over the other. Test series will determine who dominates the India vs England 2018 series. Interesting method to determine the winner through a 5 Day game, right? After their practice test match against Essex, India will face England in a 5 Test match series. The first match will be played at Edgbaston in Birmingham from Wednesday, 1st August 2018.
India vs England 2018 Cricket Series: Results, Fixtures, and TV Coverage
The no. 1 ODI team, England continue with their dominance in limited over cricket and won the 8th consecutive series. The also levelled this three format tournament 1-1 and now the 5 test match series begins from August 1.
After winning the T20 series, India intimidated England in the first ODI as well, where India crushed England by a difference of 8 wickets. But Joe Root took it to himself to carry England’s batting and they won the next two matches and the series too. Joe Root was magnificent throughout the series and smashed back-to-back centuries in last two ODIs.
In the last decesive ODI, India scored 256/8 batting first, in reply England chased the total in 45th over with 8 wickets remaining. The only indian to reach 50 was the skipper Virat Kohli and was bowled by Adil Rashid in 71 runs.
Joe Root for his magnificent performance and contribution in ODI series, became the Man of the series.
England vs India fixtures and results
The complete India tour of England 2018 comprises of 3 T20 Matches, 3 ODI Matches and 5 Test Match series. T20 and ODI series has been concluded and the Test series is about to begin.
- 1st T20: India won by eight wickets
- 2nd T20: England won by five wickets
- 3rd T20: India won by seven wickets (India won the series 2-1)
- 1st ODI: India won by eight wickets
- 14 July: England won by 86 runs
- 17 July: England won by eight wickets (England won the series 2-1)
- 1-4 August: 1st Test at Edgbaston, 11 am
- 9-13 August: 2nd Test at Lord’s, 11 am
- 18-22 August: 3rd Test at Trent Bridge, 11 am
- 30 August to 3 September: 4th Test at the Ageas Bowl, 11 am
- 7-11 September: 5th Test at the Oval, 11 am
How to Watch India vs England Test Series 2018 on TV
Sky Sports Network will be covering the Live telecast of India vs England Test Series in UK and Sony Network will be doing the live telecast of Test series in India.
India vs England Test series 2018 squads
Indian Team Squad
Virat Kohli (C), Dinesh Karthik, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay, KL Rahul
England Team Squad
Joe Root (C), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Stuart Broad, Adil Rashid, James Anderson, Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings.
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