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England vs India, first Test day 1 LIVE: All the updates from EdgbastonEngland's much-anticipated five-match Test series against India gets underway at Edgbaston on Wednesday morning. You can follow all the action here with Sportsmail's DANIEL MATTHEWS.
England vs India Test begins in front of thousands of empty seats at EdgbastonEngland's biggest Test match outside of the Ashes began in front of a modest crowd on Wednesday as thousands of seats were left empty during the opening day of their series against India.
England's plan to stop Kuldeep Yadav sees odd trio called into netsYadav was in devastating form during the recent ODI series, recording figures of six for 25 in Nottingham, before taking a further three wickets at Lord's. He also claimed a five–for in a T20 match at Old Trafford.
King Kohli went to the arctic and still bumped into India fans!When Virat Kohli, one of the most worshipped sportsmen on the planet, tries to escape the madding crowd, it turns out even the edge of the Arctic Circle is not far enough.
Honeymoon period is over for Joe Root... he has to deliver nowEngland face India in the first of five Test matches at Edgbaston on Wednesday. In what promises to be a fierce Test series, Sportsmail's NASSER HUSSAIN provides a guide to the big series...
It's make or break for Adil Rashid: Pressure is on lone spinner to turn the tide for EnglandAdil Rashid will be up against it as he steps into the England fold preparing to face India. Joe Root, England's captain, will be hoping to get the very best of the leg-spinner during the first Test.
So, who will come out on top? Our experts give their predictions for England's series against IndiaEngland begin their highly-anticipated Test series against India at Edgbaston on Wednesday. Here, Sportsmail's expert panel give their predictions for the series.
Joe Root says Adil Rashid deserves his place in England's Test teamJoe Root has dismissed criticism of the selection of Adil Rashid as 'unfair' as England confidently named their team the day before the first Test against India at Edgbaston.
Virat Kohli to shut out distractions for 'total clarity' in bid to master English conditionsIndia put the finishing touches to preparations for their Test series opener against England on Wednesday. The tourists set to work on a sunny day at Egdbaston.
England stars pose for team photo as Joe Root and Co train ahead of first India TestThe biggest news coming from the team selection was the inclusion of Adil Rashid, who comes into the side for the first Test at Edgbaston despite his lack of recent red ball cricket.