1st Test

ENG vs IND Dream11 Prediction: 1st Test Fantasy Tips, Preview, Pitch Report

Last Updated: 14th Sep, 2021 8:40 PM IST

ENG vs IND (England vs India), 1st Test Preview

1st Test of the Pataudi Trophy, 2021 has England taking on India. The match will be played at the Trent Bridge, Nottingham.

In their last 5 games, India have won 3 games and lost 2. England have lost the last 5 games played.

Both teams last played against each other in the 4th Test of the Anthony De Mello Trophy, 2021 where Ben Stokes scored the highest fantasy points for England with 175 match fantasy points while Axar Patel topped the fantasy points leaderboard for India with 226 match fantasy points.

ENG vs IND, Pitch Report and Conditions

The pitch at the Trent Bridge, Nottingham will allow for good stroke play and the batters will find it easy to bat on the surface. It will not allow a lot of assistance to the bowlers and wicket taking is not going to be easy. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches is 250 runs. Chasing a target should be the preferred option at the venue, since the team batting first has only won 20% of its matches.

The pacers have earned 94% of the total bowling fantasy points at this venue. Hence picking up pacers for your fantasy team should be a good idea.

ENG vs IND, Head to Head

In the 126 matches played between these 2 teams, England have won 48 matches and India have won 29 matches. England Batsmans have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while All-Rounders have earned the most fantasy points for India.