India will eye to correct the erroneous stuff from the last Test match against England. They are fastening their seat belts to take over England in the second Test starting tomorrow at the same venue, MA Chidambaram. 50% crowd is also being allowed to attend the match. There is another good news for the fans and the teams, the Test is not threatened by rain as the weather report suggests.
England outplayed India in the first Tests; defeated them by 227 runs and took a 1-0 lead in the series. Axar Patel has also recovered from his knee injury that had ruled him out of the first Test. He is likely to be featured in the second Test.
England have already declared 12-man squad for tomorrow’s Test. Ben Foakes replaces Jos Buttler who has been rested for the remainder. James Anderson and Jofra Archer will also miss the second Test.
India Test squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (Vice-Captain), KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), R Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Md. Siraj, Shardul Thakur.
England XII for second Test: Joe Root (c), Moeen Ali, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Ben Foakes (w), Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Olly Stone, Chris Woakes.