After losing the ODIs series against England. India have another chance to take revenge by clinching the test series against England. BCCI have announced the longer-format squad on Wednesday.
The 5-match Test series starting on August 1 and will be concluding on 11the september.
India's chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav is one of the top player to be included in Indian squad while an injured Jasprit Bumrah is likely to miss out on the first three Tests.
After the 3rd ODI in Headingley, when Virat Kohli asked about the test squad in post match reprenstation then he replied that squad is quite pretty.
As per reported in Times Now Kohli cited that “Our squad is pretty settled. We are really excited to be going into a lengthy Test series. It is going to be very challenging, but something that we are looking forward to as a side. We want to play hard cricket. We want to play tough cricket, which I’m sure the English team would provide us. It is going to be a hard-fought series between two quality sides.”
TEAM NEWS: #TeamIndia for the first three Tests against England announced #ENGvIND. Bhuvneshwar Kumar aggravated a lower back condition in the 3rd ODI. His condition is being assessed & a call on his inclusion in the Test squad will be made soon. pic.twitter.com/lhlF65VRUP— BCCI (@BCCI) July 18, 2018
Indian Test Squad:
Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Murali Vijay, Cheteswar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Karun Nair, Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Ravichandra Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur.