Cook wins toss, elects to bat against India in 4th Test
Dec 08, 2016
MUMBAI: England skipper Alastair Cook won the toss and elected to bat against India in the fourth cricket Test at the Wankhede stadium, here today.
With Mohammad Shami and Ajinkya Rahane being ruled out after sustaining injuries, India have brought in Bhuvneshwar Kumar and KL Rahul as their replacement.
England also have made two changes to their playing XI, handing Test debut to Keaton Jennings and including Jake Ball.
Injured Stuart Board is once again out of the team.
India are leading the five-match series 2-0.
India: Virat Kohli (C), KL Rahul, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Karun Nair, Ravichandran Ashwin, Parthiv Patel (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Jayant Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav.
England: Alastair Cook (capt), Keaton Jennings, Joe Root, Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Jake Ball, James Anderson.