Indian test squad for the upcoming test matches of the England Test Series has been announced by Board Of Cricket Control in India, on 20 November. The new selectors have kept form and fitness of the players in focus and also considered the consistent performance of players in the first couple of Test matches.
Gautam Gambhir has been dropped out of the team and Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been brought back after his competitive performances in Ranji Trophy. The test squad has been selected for the remaining 3 test matches of the series against England.
The third test match will start on 26th November and will be played in Mohali. The fourth test match will be played at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai and the last match of the series will be played at the Chepauk stadium. India is already leading the test series with 1-0. After this five-match, Test series, England’s tour of India will be followed by three-match ODI series and two T20 matches.
Indian Test Squad:
Team : Virat (Capt), Rahane, Rahul, Vijay, Pujara, K Nair, Saha (WK), Ashwin, Jadeja, Jayant, Mishra, Shami, Umesh, Ishant, Bhuvi, Hardik
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 22, 2016
22 November 2016
Avni S. Singh