Injured young opener Shubman Gill has been recalled. However, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is yet to decide on his replacement. Shubman has suffered an injury and has been ruled out of the five-match series against England starting August 4.
The team management has already clarified that Lokesh Rahul will not be seen as the opening batsman in Tests, followed by Mayank Agarwal and Abhimanyu Easwaran, who is awaiting his Test debut as the opening pair with Rohit Sharma as the substitutes. are left.
It is also understood that the team management has not asked for any specific player in the mail. An official said, “The team management has left it to the selectors to replace Shubman, be it Prithvi Shaw and Devdutt Padikkal or any other batsman.
India’s Test series with England will begin in Nottingham (4-8 August). The second will be played at Lord’s (12-16 August), the third at Leeds (August 25-29), the fourth Oval (2-6 September) and the last Test at Manchester (10-14 September).
Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane (vc), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Mohammad Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha
Standby Player: Abhimanyu Easwaran, Famous Krishna, Avesh Khan, Arjan Nagwaswala
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