India vs England 1st Test Probable Playing 11 updates: Ashwin, Ishant miss out as Siraj, Thakur in for IND

ENG vs IND 2021: Sportstar brings you the predicted playing 11 updates between England vs India starting at 3:30 PM.

FILE PHOTO: KL Rahul in action in a Test Match for India. In the warm-up game, he was "retired out" on a well-played 101 off 150 balls   -  AP

India will open its bid for the World Test Championship yet again as it takes on Joe Root's England at Trent Bridge in Nottingham in the first Test on Wednesday.

England captain Joe Root won the toss and elected to bat first against India.

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Here's a look at the playing XIs for both sides.

India Playing XI:  Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah - Ashwin, Ishant misses out!

England Playing XI: Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley, Joe Root(c), Jonny Bairstow, Daniel Lawrence, Jos Buttler(w), Sam Curran, Ollie Robinson, Stuart Broad, James Anderson


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India predicted XI:  Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur/Jadeja, Ishant Sharma/Siraj, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah

England predicted XI: Rory Burns, Dom Sibley, Zak Crawley, Joe Root (c), Jonny Bairstow, Dan Lawrence, Jos Buttler (wk), Ollie Robinson, Mark Wood, Stuart Broad, James Anderson

Full Squads

India Squad: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Siraj, Axar Patel, Wriddhiman Saha, Umesh Yadav, Hanuma Vihari, Abhimanyu Easwaran

England Full Squad: Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley, Joe Root(c), Jonny Bairstow, Daniel Lawrence, Jos Buttler(w), Ollie Robinson, Mark Wood, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Craig Overton, Sam Curran, Jack Leach, Dominic Bess, Ollie Pope, Haseeb Hameed

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