England will lock horns against India in the fifth and final Test match of the series. There are dark clouds hanging over the fifth Test due to Covid-19 complications in the Indian camp.
ECB has asked BCCI to forfeit the final Test but Team India has said that they will play the final game.
We have made Match Prediction for you that can help you in placing the right bets. We will discuss current form, head-to-head, stats, and players to watch out for in the upcoming match.
Current form: Last five Test matches for India – L D W L W
India was at their absolute best in the fourth Test match as they came up with a fine performance. The visitors will aim to continue their good show and complete their first series in England since Rahul Dravid led the team to a 1-0 series victory back in 2007. India has come up with a collective effort but they would want Ajinkya Rahane to find form if the Indian vice-captain is given one more chance.
Current form: Last five Test matches for England: L D L W L
England has been hot and cold so far in the series and Joe Root will want more from his batting unit. The pace battery of James Anderson, Ollie Robinson, and Chris Woakes has done a fine job but the likes of Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, and Jos Buttler haven’t been able to convert their starts into a big score.
Head to Head: Matches played: 130, Won by England: 49, Won by India: 31, Draw: 50.
Players to look out for: Virat Kohli will aim to get a big score whereas in-form opening pair of KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma will hold the key for the visitors. Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami will be the crucial bowlers for the tourists.
Joe Root and James Anderson have been the fulcrum of England’s team. Furthermore, the likes of Chris Woakes, Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, and Ollie Robinson will play a key role.
Match Prediction: With momentum and confidence both on their side, India will start the contest as favorites.