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.
Rishabh Pant, the young wicket-keeper batsman has been selected in Indian test squad. Keeping in the mind, Pant's terrific performance in IPL 2018 cleared his way to the Indian test squad.
In his 24 innings of first class cricket he amassed the runs at an average of 54.16 including his superb triple ton in his career. He had also fastest ton to his name in first class cricket.
On the other hand Rohit Sharma failed to score the runs when team needed the most.
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.
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
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.”