England will host India for their 3rd Test in their ongoing five-match Test series at Headingley Carnegie. The star-studded Indian team are leading the series by 1-0. The Men in Blue dismantled the English side in the Mecca of cricket Lords. The Indians won the game by 151 runs in the last session of Day 5. Joe Root-led England will be eager to level the series in the upcoming game. The match is scheduled to be played on Wednesday, January 25 from 3:30 PM IST onwards. Here is ENG vs IND 3rd Test predictions.
ENG vs IND 3rd Test Prediction: Preview
Virat Kohli and Co. are tipped to be the best Test team of recent years. This Indian side is filled with superstars and each of them has shown up for their team in the past 2 years. After breaching the Gabba gate, the Indians conquered the Lords. The English will be shocked by what they experienced in the 2nd Test. The game which was seemingly drifted away from the Indians in the second innings resulted in their win.
Batsmen Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara settled the early drawbacks of the second innings with poised innings of 61 and 45 runs, respectively. However, the innings from Mohammed Shami (56*) and Jasprit Bumrah (34*) changed the dynamics of the game for the Indians. Mohammed Siraj won it for the Indians with the bowl as he clinched 4 wickets in the second innings.
ENG vs IND 3rd Test Dream 11 Predictions
England are tipped to bounce back from the humiliation of the first game. However, the Indians carry enough potential to turn any game in their direction. England will be the favorites to win the 3rd Test.
ENG vs IND 3rd Test Predictions: Predicted XI
Indian Predicted Playing XI
Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Chesteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah
England Predicted Playing XI
Dominic Sibley, Rory Burns, Haseeb Hameed, Joe Root (c), Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, Jos Buttler (wk), Jack Leach, Ollie Robinson, James Anderson, Mark Wood
ENG vs IND 3rd Test Predictions: Full Squads
England Full Squad
Joe Root (Captain), James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow, Dom Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Sam Curran, Haseeb Hameed, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, Dom Sibley, Mark Wood, Craig Overton
India Full Squad
Rohit Sharma, Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha