After an emphatic day at the Gabba, the Indian team has announced an 18-member team for the upcoming England Test series. The team is announced for the first two Tests keeping in mind the injury scare and players’ availability in mind.
Virat Kohli, Ishant Sharma are back into the attack and apart from these two Hardik Pandya is also back into the attack but there are still speculations on his bowling.
In total seven Indian players were injured in the ongoing Australian series and some are back into the attack but players like Ravindra Jadeja, Hanuma Vihari, Umesh Yadav are still out of the line.
The young Gabba heroes Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, and Mohammed Siraj also got their opportunity in the England series.
Indian team for first two Test matches:
Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (Vice-captain), KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), R Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Md. Siraj, Shardul Thakur
Net Bowlers: Ankit Rajpoot, Avesh Khan, Sandeep Warrier, Krishnappa Gowtham, Saurabh Kumar
Standby players: K S Bharat, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Shahbaz Nadeem, Rahul Chahar, Priyank Panchal