Mark Wood In for Shoaib Bashir

Mark Wood replaces Shoaib Bashir to bolster England's pace attack for the Rajkot Test against India.

Series Standings

Series tied 1-1: England won in Hyderabad, India in Visakhapatnam, making it evenly contested.

England's Strategy

The selection reflects England's tactical move to adapt to the Rajkot conditions, possibly favoring pace over spin.

Milestone for Ben Stokes

Rajkot's third Test marks Ben Stoke's 100th appearance, a significant milestone in his career.

Single Change in Lineup

England reveals playing XI for Rajkot Test against India with one change from Visakhapatnam.

Preparation for Rajkot Test

England's updated XI for Rajkot reflects strategic preparation to edge India in balanced series.

England's Playing XI Revealed

Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes (c), Ben Foakes, Rehan Ahmed, Tom Hartley, Mark Wood, and James Anderson