Team India Star Match Winner hit by Injury ahead of 4th Test

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Overconfidence was arguably one of England's biggest mistakes last time out and India must avoid becoming a victim here because for all that the hosts' batting has been abysmal, their bowlers will still be waiting to pounce on the slightest Indian mistake with the bat - while their catching can surely only improve from the debacle it was in the last Test.

England's batting so far, has revolved around the likes of skipper Joe Root, Jos Buttler and injured stumper Jonny Bairstow, who is expected to play as a specialist batsman in the fourth Test.

England named its playing XI a day ahead of the Test match, Moeen Ali replacing Ollie Pope and Sam Curran coming in for Chris Woakes. Ahead of the fourth test match, Virat Kohli addressed the press and hinted that about no changing being made in the playing XI of the team.

Meanwhile, an innings of 219 and figures of eight for 89 for Worcestershire against Yorkshire saw Ali recalled on a ground where he took six for 67 against India in England´s 266-run win during the corresponding Test four years ago. Of the 12 times England have called correctly under Alastair Cook and Root and inserted the opposition, they have lost seven Tests and won only four. The hosts had dominated India in the first two Tests (31-run win at Edgbaston, innings and 159 runs at Lord's).

"If you're not going to give more importance to first-class cricket, then people are going to lose motivation to play the longest format of the game", Kohli said.

"Sam went back and played for Surrey and now has another opportunity".

England lead the five-match series by 2-1. That one came into the left-hander, hits him on the back pad and that very moment it looked out.

He shared stands of 81 with the returning Moeen Ali, who battled to 40, and 63 with Stuart Broad. He has bowled more overs in Test cricket without bowling a no-ball than anyone else, going past Graeme Swann, who bowled 2,500 overs.

"We under-performed last week - that´s the bottom line - and we have a great opportunity to put that right this time around", said Yorkshire batsman Root.

England's 36-4 is their second lowest score when they have lost their fourth wicket at home against India, the other one being 34 in 1936 at Lord's.

India have yet to field the same side for two consecutive Tests under Kohli's captaincy.

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