The 4th Test between England and India is scheduled to take place on September 2nd at Kennington Oval, London. The 5 match series is poised at 1-1. England beat India in the third test by an innings and 76 runs.
England vs India 4th Test 2021
Team News for England
England are set to miss Jos Buttler due to family reasons. Sam Billings has been added as a cover for Jonny Bairstow, who will keep the wickets in the England vs India 4th Test 2021. Chris Woakes has replaced Saqib Mahmood in the 15-man squad.
Likely playing 11 of England
Rory Burns, Haseeb Hameed, Dawid Malan, Joe Root (c), Jonny Bairstow (wk), Chris Woakes, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Craig Overton, Ollie Robinson, James Anderson
Team News for India
India should replace under-fire deputy Ajinkya Rahane with Hanuma Vihari to strengthen the middle order. All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was taken for a knee scan following his injury and may get replaced by Ravichandran Ashwin. Shardul Thakur is expected to come in for Ishant Sharma.
Likely playing 11 of India
Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane/Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj
Pitch and Weather Conditions
The weather will be partly cloudy throughout the test, with showers expected on day 4. The pitch is expected to be ideal for batters in the first innings, and it should assist spinners in the last two days of the match.
Betting Predictions for England vs India 4th Test 2021
Match Result Prediction
England are the favourites to win the 4th test against India after a scintillating show at the Headingley. They beat India comfortably in the third Test by an innings and 76 runs.
Winner: England (2.25)
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Top Batsman for England
England skipper Joe Root should be the top batsman for England. Root has scored a century in every Test played so far in this series. Opener Rory Burns is also pitched to be one of the top batsmen for England.
Top Batsman for England: Joe Root/Rory Burns (1.5)
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Highest Opening Partnership
India openers have been consistent throughout the series. Both KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma have scored about 250 runs in the 3 Tests so far.
Highest Opening Partnership: India (1.83)
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Any player scoring 100 or more runs
A 100 plus score is likely to occur in the England vs India 4th Test 2021. Joe Root has three, and KL Rahul has one 100 plus score in the ongoing Test series so far.
Any player scoring 100 or more: Yes (1.16)
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Player of the match
Joe Root again! The in-form English skipper should be the player of the match. Root has scored 507 runs in 5 innings at an average of 126.75 with 3 hundreds and a fifty.
Player of the match: Joe Root (6.00)
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Top Bowler for India in the first innings
Jasprit Bumrah should be the top bowler for India in the first Innings. Bumrah has taken 14 wickets for India in 5 innings of this series so far.
Top Bowler for India in the first innings: Jasprit Bumrah (3.25)
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