3rd Test: England wins toss, opts to field


Nottingham, Aug 18 (UNI) England skipper Joe Root won the toss and opted to field against India here on Saturday in the third Test of the five-match series.

England who are leading 2-0 will be looking to seal the series while India who are trailing 0-2 against hosts will be looking for a desperate win to stay alive in the game.

For India Bumrah’s back in for Kuldeep while Dhawan in for Murali Vijay and Delhi wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant who is making his Test debut comes in for Karthik.

India: Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant(w), Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah
England: Alastair Cook, Keaton Jennings, Joe Root(c), Ollie Pope, Jonny Bairstow(w), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Stuart Broad, James Anderson


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