India declares squad for last two Tests vs England

India declares squad for last two Tests vs England

India have named their crew to take on England in the last two matches of the 4-Test arrangement. The last two matches of the arrangement, which is at present tied at 1-1, will be played at the Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad. The third Test – pink-ball Test – will happen at the new Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad from February 24.

India squad: Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vc), KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Md. Siraj.

Shardul Thakur is the solitary player who has not been kept from the previous crew as he will be delivered to contend in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Shahbaz Nadeem has likewise been dropped from the backup list.

The anticipation was around senior pacer Mohammed Shami’s wellness and it has been discovered that he is as yet not 100% fit for the afflictions of five-day games.

Umesh Yadav will join the group in Ahmedabad and after his wellness evaluation will supplant Shardul Thakur, who will be delivered for Vijay Hazare Trophy.

The Committee likewise picked five net bowlers, in particular, Ankit Rajpoot, Avesh Khan, Sandeep Warrier, Krishnappa Gowtham, Saurabh Kumar. The two players as backups will be KS Bharat, Rahul Chahar.

The pink-ball Test will be the main global match at the remade Motera arena, which is the biggest on the planet with a limit of 1,10,000 observers.

The English side too had reported their crew for the third Test.

England squad for Third Test: Joe Root (c), James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Dominic Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Olly Stone, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.

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