In the ongoing match against England, a decision by captain Virat Kohli brought him into the limelight. In the third match of the five-Test series being played at Headingley, the Indian captain won the toss and decided to bat first. Kohli won the toss for the first time as a Test captain in England.
only the fourth time this happened
India made no changes in the team that won the second Test at Lord’s by 151 runs. Ravichandran Ashwin again did not find a place in the playing XI. This is only the fourth time in 64 Tests that Virat Kohli has not made any changes in his team in two consecutive matches.
vs England, Trentbridge and Southampton, 2018
vs West Indies, North Sound and Kingston, 2019
vs Bangladesh, Indore and Kolkata 2019/20
vs England, Lord’s and Leeds, 2021*
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Two changes in the English team
England has made two changes in their team. He has named David Malan in place of Dom Sibley and Craig Overton in place of the injured Mark Wood. The first match played in Nottingham was a draw due to rain. India won the second test played at Lord’s.
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