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FACTBOX - India v England test series

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Virat Kohli bats in the nets during a practice session ahead of their fourth and final test cricket match against South Africa, in New Delhi, December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee/Files
Virat Kohli bats in the nets during a practice session ahead of their fourth and final test cricket match against South Africa, in New Delhi, December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee/Files

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Factbox on the five-test series between India and England, which starts at Rajkot on Wednesday:

FIXTURES (all start at 0400 GMT):

1st test - Nov. 9-13, Rajkot

2nd test - Nov. 17-21, Visakhapatnam

3rd test - Nov. 26-30, Chandigarh

4th test - Dec. 8-12, Mumbai

5th test - Dec. 16-20, Chennai

INDIA

Test rankings: 1

Captain: Virat Kohli

Coach: Anil Kumble

Squad: Gautam Gambhir, Murali Vijay, Karun Nair, Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddhiman Saha (wicketkeeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Amit Mishra, Ravindra Jadeja, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jayant Yadav, Hardik Pandya

ENGLAND

Test rankings: 4

Captain: Alastair Cook

Coach: Trevor Bayliss

Squad: Cook, Moeen Ali, Zafar Ansari, Jonny Bairstow (wicketkeeper), Jake Ball, Gary Ballance, Gareth Batty, Stuart Broad, Jos Buttler, Ben Duckett, Steven Finn, Haseeb Hameed, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, James Anderson.

HEAD TO HEAD:

Total: 112

England wins: 43

India wins: 21

Draws: 48

In India:

Total matches: 55

India wins: 15

England wins: 13

Draws: 27

LAST FIVE TESTS:

2014 - England won by an innings & 244 runs, The Oval

2014 - England won by an innings & 54 runs, Manchester

2014 - England won by 266 runs, Southampton

2014 - India won by 95 runs, Lord's

2014 - Match drawn, Nottingham

(Compiled by Sudipto Ganguly; editing by Amlan Chakraborty)


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