England vs India: Eng elect to bat first

Rajkot: England captain Alastair Cook today won the toss and elected to bat against India in the first cricket Test match at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium.

England have handed a debut to 19-year-old opener Haseeb Hameed while India have gone in with five bowlers.

The teams:

India (From): Murali Vijay, Gautam Gambhir, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin, Amit Mishra and Umesh Yadav.

England (From): Alastair Cook (captain), Haseeb Hameed, Joe Root, Ben Duckett, Moeen Ali, Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Chris Woakes, Zafar Ansari, Stuart Broad, Adil Rashid.