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Live Score IND vs ENG 1st Test Day 1: Hello and welcome to our live coverage of India vs England 1st Test match from Rajeev Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. Rohit Sharma and Co. will look to extend their domination at home but they face their trickiest challenge in recent times as England will look to shock them with their Bazball approach. The hosts will miss the services of star batter Virat Kohli has pulled off citing personal reasons. Shreyas Iyer is expected to bat at number 4 spot in the absence of Kohli as head coach Rahul Dravid has indicated in the pre-match presser that they will play a specialist wicketkeeper as KL Rahul will be included as a batter.
England were the last team to beat India on home turf when Alastair Cook’s team won a four-match series 2-1 in 2012.
Meanwhile, England have picked four spinners and one fast bowler with Tom Hartley set for his Test debut in the opening match.
The tourists opted for speedster Mark Wood ahead of veteran quick James Anderson at the start of the five-match series in Hyderabad.
Ollie Pope, Ben Foakes, Rehan Ahmed and Jack Leach returned to the team after having not been part of the team’s last Test against Australia at The Oval last summer.
India head coach Rahul Dravid praised England and said he expects a “tough series and a good series”.
India’s coach confirmed KL Rahul will not be the wicketkeeper, with the gloves going between KS Bharat and uncapped Dhruv Jurel.
When will the 1st Test match between India and England be played?
The 1st Test match between India and England will take place on January 25, Thursday.
Where will the 1st Test match India vs England be played?
The 1st Test match between India and England will be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.
What time will the 1st Test match between India and England begin?
The 1st Test match between India and England will begin at 9:30 am IST on Thursday.
Which TV channels will broadcast the India vs England 1st Test match?
The India vs England match will be televised on the Sports18 Network in India.
How do I watch the live streaming of the India vs England 1st Test match?
The India vs England match will be streamed live on the JioCinema app and website in India.