IND vs ENG, 1st Test: Day one: England finishes on 285/9

Follow the live updates from Day 1 of the first Test between India and England at Edgbaston.

England's Keaton Jennings misses a shot while in action against India in Birmingham on Wednesday.   -  AFP

 

Toss and team news: England opts to bat. No Pujara and Kuldeep, as India go in with three seamers and one spinner in R. Ashwin.

India: Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, K.L. Rahul, Virat Kohli (capt.), Ajinkya Rahane, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, R. Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma

India returns to Edgbaston after seven years, the same venue where in 2011, it was flattened by a double hundred by Alastair Cook. But this time around, India looks a strong side but at the first Test, Virat Kohli faces the conundrum of whom to play as opener - Murali Vijay or K.L. Rahul?

 

Adil Rashid's inclusion has already started a debate and it is to be seen, how wise was his selection in England's 1000th Test. Read the preview by Shreedutta Chidananda.

England: Alastair Cook, Keaton Jennings, Joe Root (capt), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Adil Rashid, Sam Curran, Stuart Broad, James Anderson.