England v India 2021 – India led by the lively Virat Kholi will provide England their toughest challenge of the summer. Its does not take much to think of the great moments in the 2018 series when India were last on UK shores. Predominantly remembered as Sir Alistair Cooks final series for England. Bringing the curtain down on not only one of the greatest England careers but also one of the greatest of all time. The standing ovation at the Oval as Cook walked off after scoring 147 in his final innings will always be a special memory to think back on.
England showed their class throughout the series with their masterful control of the Dukes ball in swing friendly conditions. James Anderson became the most prolific fast bowler ever, surpassing Australia’s Glen McGrath. To beat India in a test series is never easy therefore to comprehensively win the series 4 – 1 was testament to the level of cricket being played by the England team.
World Test Championship
England v India 2021 will be a hard series to call. One could argue that both teams are playing their best cricket in the shorter formats. England are no1 in the world in the One Day International format and currently sit second in T20 rankings. Likewise, India are in second place in the ODI rankings and sit third in T20 lists. The test series will be third place India vs fourth place England. In addition the series is also set in the wider picture of the World Test Championship.
To those of you who are not up to date on the WTC it is a league for test cricket. Teams receive points for winning test matches and also the overall series. More points are available for a Test or Series win away from home. The top 2 teams will play in a Final to be crowned World Test Champions. The England v India series will go along way to deciding if these two teams will make the final.
England v India 2021 – What to expect
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Make sure you reserve you places early for this sell out England v India 2021 test match. Contact the Engage team now to discuss any requirements you may have.