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England captain Joe Root
opted to bat after winning the toss in the fourth and final Test against India today.
For England, batsman Dan Lawrence replaced Stuart Broad while off-spinner Dom Bess came in place of Jofra Archer.
For India, Mohammed Siraj came back in place of Jasprit Bumrah, who has taken leave of absence for the game.
India vs England 4th Test playing 11
England playing 11: Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root(c), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Ben Foakes(w), Daniel Lawrence, Dominic Bess, Jack Leach, James Anderson.
India playing 11: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant(w), Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Siraj.
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India vs England head-to-head
India vs England head-to-head in India (Tests)
India won: 28
England won: 48
England's tour of India 2021
ICC World Test championship final qualification scenario
Total matches played: 63
India won: 21
England won: 14
Virat Kohli's men need at least a draw to maintain the current 2-1 scoreline to qualify for ICC World Test Championship
final at the Lord's cricket ground final against New Zealand.
England at best can heal Tim Paine's January scars by letting Australia a lucky passage to the summit clash with a win.
Check ICC Test championship latest news, schedule and points table here
India vs England 4th Test match prediction
While a draw always seems a safe option in a game like this but Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri, with their attacking instincts, wouldn't like to play a defensive game, which at times can prove to be counter-productive.
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Here are the full squads of both teams:
India squad for 4th Test: Virat Kohli
(captain), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane
(vice-captain), KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant
(wicket-keeper), Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), R Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav.
England squad for 4th Test: Joe Root
(c), James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Dominic Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Olly Stone, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.
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