England and India would lock horns in the fifth Test from the 2021 series. India might field both R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja. The duo will face a fired-up Joe Root.


Root recently became the 14th cricketer
to complete 10,000 Test runs. In a career spanning nearly a decade, Root has racked
up 10,285 runs at 50.17.


Ashwin owns 442 scalps, the eighth-most
in Test cricket, at an incredible average of 24.13. Ashwin is India's highest wicket-taker (Tests) among off-spinners.


Ashwin has dismissed Root a total of five times in Test cricket. Meanwhile, Root has scored 360 runs off 583 balls against Ashwin.


Ashwin has dismissed Root four times in
India (289 runs off 467 balls). Meanwhile,
Root has smashed Ashwin for 71 (116)
runs in England, falling to him once.