After the 1st Test, we have the mouth-watering prospect of the 2nd Test starting on Thursday at the Home of Cricket – Lord’s in London.
England go to Lord’s 1-0 up, after a thrilling contest, at Edgbaston, which they won by 31 runs.
England have made a couple of changes (due to the absence of Ben Stokes) – Chris Woakes has been recalled and Ollie Pope called up
England - Joe Root (c), Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow (w), Stuart Broad, Jos Buttler, Alastair Cook, Sam Curran, Keaton Jennings, Ollie Pope, Adil Rashid, Chris Woakes.
India – Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara, Dinesh Karthik(wk), Hardik Pandya, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Karun Nair, Kuldeep Yadav, KL Rahul, Mohammed Shami, Murali Vijay, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant, Shardul Thakur, Shikhar Dhawan, Umesh Yadav
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*
2nd Test Match
Who will win? Draw – there looks to be a little rain about and the pitch is looking flat and good for the batsmen.
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Alastair Cook (England), Virat Kohli (India)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Adil Rashid (England), Ravichandran Ashwin (India)
Man of the Match - Alastair Cook (England)
Some of the Latest Cricket Betting Odds
Result - 2nd Test: 1/1 England, 7/4 India, 7/2 Draw
Root 1st Innings Runs: 5/6 39 or less, 5/6 40 or more
Kohli 1st Innings Runs: 5/6 44 or less, 5/6 45 or more
To Score The Most First Innings Runs: 4/7 Kohli, 5/4 Root
Man Of The Match: 11/2 Virat Kohli, 8/1 Joe Root, 10/1 James Anderson, 10/1 Ravichandran Ashwin, 12/1 Alastair Cook, 12/1 Kuldeep Yadav, 12/1 Moeen Ali, 14/1 Jonny Bairstow, 14/1 Jos Butler, 14/1 Stuart Broad, 16/1 Cheteshwar Pujara, 16/1 Lokesh Rahul, 16/1 Murali Vijay, 16/1 Ravindra Jadeja, 16/1 Sam Curran, 18/1 Adil Rashid, 18/1 Keaton Jennings, 20/1 Ollie Pope, 20/1 Chris Woakes
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