|At third test in Oval Indian Captain Rahul Dravid won the toss and elected to bat first on the wicket which looks like batting wicket. Both teams are going in this match with same playing XI which played at Trentbridge. After winning the toss Rahul Dravid said it’s look fantastic wicket to bat and we would like to put good score on the board. M. Vaughan also admitted that if he would have won the toss then their side also want the same.
Indians have already taken the lead of 1-0 in three match series and keen to repeat the history after 21 year gap. On other hand England Captain Michael Vaughan has no other option than winning this match to save his team records at home of not loosing series defeat after 2001.
After almost loosing the first match of the series at lord’s Indians bounce back really well to beat England at Trentbridge by 7 wickets and register their famous victory. Now they only need to draw the final match against England to clinch the series.
It is a very good chance for Captain Rahul Dravid and his team to perform well at Oval and won the series, in Past Indians fail to do the same. Indians able to win matches on foreign soil but they loose the series after taking early advantage in previous outing.
Indian Squad: Wasim jaffer, Dinesh karthik, Rahul Dravid (C), Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, MS Dhoni (WK), A Kumble, Z Khan, RP Singh, S Sreesanth
England Squad: A. Strauss, A. Cook, M. Vaughan (C), K. Pietersen, Paul Collingwood, Ian Bell, M. Prior (WK), Ryne Sidebottom, C. Tremlet, M.Paneaser, J. Anderson
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