India vs England Live Score, 1st Test, Day 1: Bumrah strikes in first over to remove Burns after England opt to bat

India vs England Live Score, 1st Test, Day 1: Bumrah strikes in first over to remove Burns after England opt to bat


India vs England Live Score, 1st Test, Day 1: England captain Joe Root won the toss and opted to bat against India in Nottingham. KL Rahul returns to the Playing XI for the first time since 2019. Virat Kohli has included four fast bowlers and one spinner in Ravindra Jadeja, who's gotten the nod ahead of R Ashwin. India-England will set the ball rolling for the second cycle of World Test Championship with their five-Test series today. The Virat Kohli-led Indian side is up against Joe Root's England in the first Test at Trent Bridge in Nottingham. India have refrained from announcing their playing XI a day in advance perhaps because of their headache in finalising Rohit Sharma's opening partner. England, on the other hand, are without their premier all-rounder Ben Stokes

OUT! India strike in the first over. Bumrah traps Burns LBW for a duck. England 0-1. What a start. Burns takes the review but to no avail. There was no inside edge and the ball was pitching in line. Three reds and that's the kind of start India needed. England 0/1 after 1 over.

We're underway. The first ball of this long five-Test series between India and England is being bowled by Jasprit Bumrah. Four balls into the Test and we have the first play and miss. The India quick bowling at a decent pace.

Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (Wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj

There we have it. England captain Joe Root has won the toss. He is all smiles with that outcome and he has decided to bat first.

We are delighted to inform you that it's bright and sunny in Nottingham, with very few chances of rain over the course of the next four day. It's August, the time of the year which is considered the hottest in England, and going by it, batting should get a bit easy as compared to June and July.

The first Test of the series will be Virat Kohli's 50th Test in away matches. The India captain will become the 13th Indian to play 50 or more Tests outside India. However, Kohli would like to get back in rhythm in his 50th away Tests as his performance has taken a dip in matches outside India since 2018.

Will KL Rahul's return to India's Test XI today?

It is likely. Rahul last played a Test match for India back in 2019. Since, he has been included in the squad but never got a chance to play, having fallen behind Mayank Agarwal and Shubman Gill in the pecking order. With Agarwal concussed and Prithvi Shaw having just reached England, Rahul is the frontrunner to open the innings with Rohit for India.