India vs England 1st Test 2024 Prediction

India vs England 2024 1st Test Match Prediction, Pitch Report, Playing 11, Fantasy Tips

India will take on England in the first Test of the 5-match series at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad, on Thursday (25 January) morning.


India drew the Test series (1-1) in South Africa but the dream of winning its first Test series in the nation failed. Rohit Sharma and company are back home where India have an extremely good record. Virat will miss this Test due to personal reasons.  


On the other hand, England’s last Test series was a drawn Ashes series (2-2) against Australia. Ben Stokes is the skipper and will play as a specialist batter in this series. Ollie Pope and Jack Leach are back in the playing 11 after injuries. 

IND vs ENG 2024 1st Test Match Details

  • Venue: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
  • Date & Time: Thursday, January 25, 2024, at 9:30 AM IST
  • Live Streaming: Sports 18 Channel and JioCinema App

Playing 11 for Today’s India vs England 2024 1st Test

Playing 11 for India Team

R. Sharma (C), Y. Jaiswal, S. Gill, S. Iyer, KL. Rahul, R. Jadeja, KS. Bharat (WK), A. Patel, R. Ashwin, J. Bumrah, M. Siraj


Playing 11 for England Team

Z. Crawley, B. Duckett, O. Pope, J. Root, B. Stokes, J. Bairstow, B. Foakes (WK), T. Hartley, R. Ahmed, J. Leach, M. Wood 


India vs England Test Head-to-head Record

India and England have played 131 times in Tests, out of which India have won 31 times and England have won 50 times. In India, India have won 22 out of the 64 Tests matches.


India Won

England WonDraw





In India




Last 10 Tests




Hyderabad Stadium Stats

Weather -  30°C, Mostly clear

Pitch - Batting (Good for spinners)

Avg. 1st Innings Score - 405 runs (5 Tests played)

Avg. 2nd Innings Score - 378 runs (5 Tests played)

Toss - Team batting first won 2 times (5 Tests played)

Top Fantasy Players for India vs England 1st Test 2024

India Team

PlayerCareer Test Stats
R. Sharma (BAT)3738 runs
KL. Rahul (WK)2755 runs
R. Jadeja (AR)2804 runs & 275 wickets
R. Ashwin (AR)3193 runs & 490 wickets

England Team

PlayerCareer Test Stats
J. Root (BAT)11416 runs
O. Pope (BAT)2136 runs
B. Stokes (AR)6117 runs & 197 wickets
R. Ahmed (AR)11 runs & 7 wickets

India vs England 2024 1st Test Fantasy Team

  • Wicketkeeper: KL. Rahul
  • Batters: R. Sharma, Y. Jaiswal, S. Iyer, O. Pope, J. Root
  • All-rounders: R. Jadeja, R. Ashwin, B. Stokes, R. Ahmed
  • Bowler: J. Bumrah


  • Captain: R. Ashwin/R. Jadeja
  • Vice Captain: J. Root/R. Sharma

HOWZAT Fantasy Team for India vs England 1st Test 2024

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What is the record of India vs England in Tests?

India and England have faced each other in 131 Tests. India has won 31 times and England has won 50 times. In India, India has won 22 and England 14.


What is India's Test record at the Hyderabad Stadium?

India have played 5 Tests at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Hyderabad, won 4 and drawn 1 match. India won its last Test played at this venue in 2018 by 10 wickets against West Indies. 

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