India will take on England in the third Test of the four-match Test series at the Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. The match will be a day-night test played with a pink ball at the world’s largest cricket stadium.
Umesh Yadav will also join the team in place of Shardul Thakur in the upcoming Test. KL Rahul is also fit for the feature. As for England, according to their rotational policy, the side would be without the services of Moin Ali, who would lose in the last two Tests of the series. Johnny Bairstow and Mark Wood return though.
Currently, the series is 1–1 and with both sides making it to the final of the World Test Championship (WTC), the upcoming Test match is expected to be a cracker.
India vs England Ahmedabad Weather Forecast
The weather in Ahmedabad is likely to be hot and sunny on all five days. The average temperature will be around 36 ° C. No rain is expected on any day, although the heat will test the players.
India vs England Motera Pitch Report
The Motera Stadium has 11 clay pitches – six made of red clay and five made of black clay – in the stadium. It is the first stadium to use colored clay both for the main and practice pitches.
The wicket is likely to assist the spinners, but would be more suitable for India. The pink ball is initially said to swing a lot, and both sides will use their swing bowlers to the maximum.