The Test series is going to be very special for India as well as England. Englishmen are going to feature in 1000th men's Test while India put all his efforts clinch the series after losing ODI series against England in the England.
County cricket chief cited that poor tickets sales in the opening Test match between India and England is due to wrong scheduling of the programme. The 10,000 seats expected to be empty on each of the first two days.
After completing the five test match series against England, Virat Kohli's men have to play Asia Cup. The first test match will be played in Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham on Wednesday.
Virat Kohli (C), Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya or Kuldeep Yadav, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay, KL Rahul and Cheteshwar Pujara.
Joe Root (C), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Stuart Broad, Adil Rashid, James Anderson, Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings.