The Ashes 2021-22: AUS vs ENG Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips and Playing 11 Updates for 1st Test

The Australian team is set to take the field under a new skipper in the form of fast bowler Pat Cummins with the exit of Tim Paine.

AUS vs ENG Dream11
England skipper Joe Root and Australia captain Pat Cummins

The first Ashes Test match between Australia and England will take place from December 8 (Wednesday) to December 12 (Sunday), at The Gabba, Brisbane. The game will kickstart from 10:00 AM (Local Time) – 5:30 AM (IST) onwards and will be broadcasted on Sony Sports Network alongside live streaming on the SonyLiv app in India.

Talking about the head-to-head count, the Pat Cummins-led side has won 146 matches as compared to Joe Root’s men’s 110 victories.

Let’s look at our fantasy 11 predictions for this clash and here are the top picks for AUS vs ENG.

Match Details

  • Date: December 8-12, 2021
  • Time: 5:30 AM (IST) onwards 
  • Venue: The Gabba, Brisbane

Squads

Team Australia Ful Squad

David Warner, Marcus Harris, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith (VC), Travis Head, Cameron Green, Alex Carey (WK), Pat Cummins (C), Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood, Usman Khawaja, Michael Neser, Jhye Richardson, Mitchell Swepson

Team England Full Squad

Rory Burns, Haseeb Hameed, Dawid Malan, Joe Root (C), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler (WK), Chris Woakes, Ollie Edward Robinson, Mark Wood, Jack Leach, Stuart Broad, Jonny Bairstow (WK), Craig Overton, Daniel Lawrence, Dominic Bess, Zak Crawley

Head-to-Head

  • Total matches played: 351
  • AUS won: 146
  • ENG won: 110
  • Drawn: 95
  • Tied: 0

Probable Playing XIs 

Team Australia Playing XI

  • Marcus Harris
  • David Warner
  • Marnus Labuschagne
  • Steve Smith
  • Travis Head
  • Alex Carey (WK)
  • Cameron Green
  • Pat Cummins (C)
  • Mitch Starc
  • Nathan Lyon
  • Josh Hazlewood

Team England Playing XI

  • Rory Burns
  • Haseeb Hameed
  • Dawid Malan
  • Joe Root (C)
  • Ollie Pope
  • Ben Stokes
  • Jos Butler (WK)
  • Chris Woakes
  • Ollie Edward Robinson
  • Stuart Broad
  • Jack Leach

Top picks for Dream11 Fantasy Captain

Here are our three picks for probable Dream11 Fantasy captain for AUS vs ENG:

  • Steve Smith
  • Joe Root
  • Marnus Labuschagne

Top picks for Dream11 Fantasy Vice-Captain

Here are our three picks for probable Dream11 Fantasy vice-captain for AUS vs ENG:

  • Jos Buttler
  • David Warner
  • Ben Stokes

Dream11 Fantasy Team 1

AUS vs ENG Dream11

Wicket-keepers:

  • Jos Buttler (VC)
  • Alex Carey

Batters:

  • David Warner 
  • Steve Smith (C)
  • Joe Root
  • Dawid Malan

All-rounders:

  • Chris Woakes
  • Marnus Labuschagne

Bowlers:

  • Stuart Broad
  • Josh Hazlewood
  • Mitchell Starc

Dream11 Fantasy Team 2

AUS vs ENG Dream11

Wicket-keeper:

  • Jos Buttler

Batters:

  • David Warner (VC)
  • Joe Root (C)
  • Rory Burns

All-rounders:

  • Chris Woakes
  • Ben Stokes
  • Marnus Labuschagne
  • Cameron Green

Bowlers:

  • Josh Hazlewood
  • Pat Cummins
  • Ollie Edward Robinson

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