Venue : Visakhapatnam’s Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium has hosted only two Tests with a similar pattern. Both times (vs England in 2016 and vs South Africa in 2019), India batted first and mounted big scores to register comfortable wins.
65.7% of the wickets in these two Tests went to the spinners. The bowling average for spinners has gone down as the game has progressed. Ravichandran Ashwin has been the most successful bowler here, pouching 16 wickets at 19.3 runs apiece.
Expect the team that wins the toss to bat first and mount a big score.
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Top Run scorers at this venue
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Top wicket takers at this venue
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India: Rohit Sharma ( c ), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Rajat Patidar, Axar Patel, KS Bharat (wk), Washington Sundar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav
England: Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes ( c ), Ben Foakes (wk), Rehan Ahmed, Tom Hartley, James Anderson, Shoaib Bashir
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