Match Preview: 4th Test, England vs India

Match Preview: 4th Test, England vs India

With the series on the stake, India's intent would be to level the series 2-2. On the other hand, England would want to put their best performance in this test itself, to win the 5 match series with one more to go. Having said this, the momentum is clearly with India, as they showed clinical performances in all the departments. Here's all that you need to know before the interesting face-off between India and England at the Rose Bowl, Southampton.

Match Details


30 August 2018 at 3:45 NST (11:00 AM local time)

Venue:The Rose Bowl, Southampton

Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena, Bruce Oxenford

Third Umpire: Joel Wilson

Match Referee: Andy Pycroft

Probable XI (India):

Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja/Mohammad Shami, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah

Probable XI (England):

Alastair Cook, Keaton Jennings, Joe Root (c), Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk), Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Stuart Broad, James Anderson

Voice of the captains

"Right now we understand that we are in a very exciting position to have gained momentum at the right time in the series and to have played like that when 2-nil down when everyone thought that it is going to be a clean sweep or we are going to be rolled over." - Virat Kohli (Indian captain)

"Even though we struggled last week, one thing you can never say about this group of players is that they lack character. Whenever in the past we have had a bad week, we usually bounce back pretty strong. I expect that to be the case this time around. There will be people with a point to prove." - Joe Root (England captain)