India’s test side lead by Virat Kohli is currently in England preparing for five match test series against England. England will host team India for a test series which is starting from 4th of July. Team India already played a match in England 20 days ago against New Zealand in final of world Test Championship. Second edition of world Test Championship will kick start from India’s five test series against England.
Now officially, Shubham Gill is ruled out and returned India for his rihab. While Avesh Khan and Washington Sunder are also officially ruled out from whole series. Now board of control for cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed that Suryakumar Yadav and Prithvi Shaw to replace them.
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Suryakumar Yadav’s first class average is very good, he smashed 14 centuries in first class cricket with more that 5500 runs. While Jayant Yadav already played a test cricket for India, he has international test hundred also. Against Sri Lanka, last series Suryakumar Yadav received player of the series award for his brilliant three inning. He was averaging 62 throughout the series.
BCCI appreciating Suryakumar Yadav’s form in white ball cricket. Prithvi Shaw also named, he played last test for India in Australia at Adelaide. He was suffering from a bad form that time. He Alston named in this squad as replacement for opener.
Washington Sundar, Indian off spinner was injured during the warm up game at Durham. Indian Opening batsman Shubham Gill is suffered from the stretch injury with his left leg. Avesh Khan is also sustaining an blow on his thumb. This trio is officially ruled out from upcoming series.
Revised squad of team India for England test series
Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vc), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), R. Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Md. Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Abhimanyu Easwaran, Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav
Prasidh Krishna, Arzan Nagwaswalla are the two standby players for this squad.