ENG vs IND Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch Report, Injury Update, Playing XI- 5th Test 2022


Today’s Match Prediction of ENG vs IND Dream11 Fantasy Cricket, 5th Test 2022.

Team India will face off against an in-form England in the rescheduled fifth Test match from last year at Edgbaston in Birmingham. While a lot has changed since the time when this fixture was originally meant to be played, both teams have had a change in guard, with Rohit Sharma leading India and Ben Stokes captaining England. 

Match Details:

Match:England vs India, 5th Test 2022  
Date:1st July 2022
Time:3:00 PM IST
Venue:Edgbaston, Birmingham

ENG vs IND Match Preview:

England will lock horns with the Indian team in the fifth and final fixture of the bilateral Test series at Edgbaston, Birmingham. This is the rescheduled fixture of the red-ball series played last year.

The Indian team are leading the series 2-1 and would look to deliver a great performance in this game to taste success in first red-ball series in England after 2007. Rohit Sharma has been ruled out, and Jasprit Bumrah will lead the team. The key players for the team will be Ravindra Jadeja and Virat Kohli.

On the other hand, England have been in terrific form leading up to this fixture. They secured a series whitewash against New Zealand and will look to continue the same momentum. The best performers for them in the last series were Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root.

ENG vs IND Team Updates:

Weather Report:

The temperature is expected to hover around 16°C on the matchdays with 59-64% humidity and 18-21 km/hr wind speed. There are 39-43% chances of precipitation during the game.

Pitch Report:

With five days on offer, the pitch will play important role in deciding the contest. Rain could be a possibility so a par score of 250 on Day 1 will be important in the first innings. Historically the pitch has supported batters, but spin options could also come handy in the match.

Live Telecast:

The match will be live telecast on Sony Sports network and Sony Liv.

Head to Head:

ENG – 1 Won
IND – 2 Won

On paper, India are leading the series 2-1 and now they can’t lose the series and England desperately need a win to prevent a home turf loss. But England’s recent form in Test cricket under Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum is quite a level above. India too had a fine home series against Sri Lanka but it is hard to overlook the recent form of England we will pick them as the winner in the India vs England Test.

Average 1st innings score:

The average first innings score on this wicket is 308 runs.

Chasing Record:

The team batting second has great records here. They have maintained a winning percentage of 55 on this ground.

Fantasy Cricket

ENG vs IND Probable Playing 11:


Zak Crawley, Alex Lees, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Ben Foakes / Sam Billings, Jamie Overton, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, James Anderson


Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravi Ashwin/ Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Siraj

ENG vs IND Key Players:

Joe Root:

The top-order batter has been terrific with his consistency in international cricket. In the recent series against New Zealand, he garnered 396 runs in 3 matches.

Cheteshwar Pujara:

The quality batter had been in good form in the County Championship 2022, with similar conditions. He scored 720 runs in five games at an average of 120.

Ravindra Jadeja:

The all-rounder will look to be proficient in his performances in both departments. In the warmup game, he had scored 69 runs and picked up four wickets.

Ben Stokes:

The charismatic captain of the home team has been in good form. In three matches against the Kiwi team, he plundered 194 runs at an average of 48.50.

Mohammed Shami:

In three appearances against England last year, Shami picked up 11 wickets, while registering the best figures of 4/95.

Jonny Bairstow:

Bairstow is the most improved batter for the England team in the red-ball format. In the series against New Zealand, he smashed 394 runs in three matches at a strike rate of 120.12.


PlayerTest Stats
Joe Root10285 runs
Ravindra Jadeja242 wickets & 2396 runs
Jonny Bairstow5195 runs
Jasprit Bumrah123 wickets

ENG vs IND DREAM11 Fantasy Team 1

Keeper – Jonny Bairstow,

Batsmen – Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Joe Root, Alex Lees

All-rounders – Ravindra Jadeja, Ben Stokes

Bowlers – James Anderson,  Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur

ENG vs IND DREAM11 Fantasy Team 2 [GRAND LEAGUE]:

Keeper – Rishabh Pant

Batsmen – Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Ollie Pope, Jonny Bairstow

All-rounders – Ravindra Jadeja, Ben Stokes, Craig Overton

Bowlers – James Anderson, Mohammed Shami,  Jasprit Bumrah

Captain and Vice-Captain Choices

  • Ben Stokes [PTs: 0, CR: 9.5]
  • Jonny Bairstow [PTs: 312, CR: 9.5]
  • Virat Kohli [PTs: 317, CR: 9.5]
  • Joe Root [PTs: 749, CR: 10.5]

Results Prediction:

According to Crickbee Experts IND will be expected to win this Match.

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