England v India 3rd test Match Prediction, Recent results, Aug 10th 2011

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Published on: Aug 10, 2011

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Previous Results, Match Prediction: India tour of England, 3rd Test: England v India at Birmingham, Aug 10-14, 2011.

3rd Test: England v India at Birmingham, Aug 10-14, 2011.

Match scheduled to begin at 11:00 local time (10:00 GMT, 3:30 PMIST)

Previous Results:

England (WWDDW)
May 26 vs SL – won by an innings and 15 runs
June 3 vs SL – drawn
June 16 vs SL – drawn
July 21 vs Ind – won by 196 runs
July 29 vs Ind – won by 319 runs

India (LLDDW)
June 20 vs WI – won by 63 runs
June 28 vs WI – drawn
July 6 vs WI – drawn
July 21 vs Eng – lost by 196 runs
Jul 29 vs Eng – lost by 319 runs

Key Players:

Stuart Broad: This has been a superb turn around series for Broad so far after he was struggling to pick up wickets not so long ago. He single handedly led the fightback from the home side on the first two days of the second test match showing great skills with both bat and ball and laid his claims to fill the big boots of Andrew Flintoff.

RahulDravid: He has been the best batsman for the tourists by quite a distance and his recall into the ODI fold after a 2 year hiatus proves his immense value in testing conditions. Even at the age of 38, the technique of Dravid is nearly flawless and he only needs the support from his teammates at the other end to pile huge scores for the team.

Match Prediction: England are on a roll and have simply outplayed the Indians in every department. The home team on current form should be runaway favourites but the Indians will be hoping that some of their big names shine with the bat to enable them to compete.

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