Mumbai: The BCCI today announced Team India squad for the last two Test matches against England, which will take place in Ahmedabad. Fast bowler Shardul Thakur has been released for Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Indian pacer Umesh Yadav is set to join the Indian contingent in Ahmedabad ahead of the 3rd Test between the two nations.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has claimed that fast bowler Umesh will join the team after his fitness assessment. Umesh was ruled out of the first two Tests due to injury to the calf.
Umesh Yadav will join the team in Ahmedabad and after his fitness assessment will replace Shardul Thakur, who will be released for Vijay Hazare Trophy.#INDvENG
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 17, 2021
All-rounder Axar Patel, a debutant in the second Test at Chepauk, has retained his place in the Indian team for the remaining two matches.
Fast bowler Mohammad Siraj and spin magician Kuldeep Yadav have been named in Team India team along with Hardik Pandya, Mayank Agarwal and Washington Sundar.
Team 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.