The England and Indian cricket team will play an International Test series of 5 matches at England in August-September of 2021. The series will be very important for both the teams and will influence their position in the ICC Test Championship table. The seam bowlers will enjoy bowling on England’s grassy surface. Joe Root will be the captain of the host England team, and Virat Kohli will lead the visiting team, India. The squad of both teams is not released till now.
The 1st match of the series will be held on August 4-8, 2021, at Trent Bridge, England. Both teams are very stable and strong and will try to dominate over each other from this match only. England will have the advantage of playing at home, and also, the last time when India visited England for Test Series, England had won the series. The Indian team will look forward to winning this series in England in the 2021 tour.
The 2nd Test match of the series will be played on August 12-16, 2021, at Lord's Cricket Ground. This is a long series of 5 matches, so both teams will like to win early matches to take an early lead in the series. The pitch will help the seam bowlers of both teams. Stuart Broad and James Anderson combination will be a big threat for the Indian side.
The 3rd match of the test series will be held on August 25-29, 2021, at Headingley Carnegie. Virat Kohli had scored a brilliant century last time on England's tour, and the fans will be hoping the same this time.
The 4th match of the series will be held on September 2-6, 2021, at Kia Oval, and the 5th or final test match of the series will be played on September 10-14, 2021, at Old Trafford, Manchester. This series is between best versus best; therefore, quality cricket is expected from both sides.