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India’s squad for first two Tests against England announced

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January 19, 2021

India’s squad for first two Tests against England announced

The All-India Senior Selection Committee met on Tuesday to pick the squad for the first two Test matches to be played at Chennai against England.

The team is as follows: 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

The Committee also picked five net bowlers and five players as standbys.

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

England’s tour of India, 2020/21 – Test series

S.No.

Date

Match

Venue

1

5th - 9th Feb

1st Test

Chennai

2

13th - 17th Feb

2nd Test

Chennai

3

24th – 28th Feb 

3rd Test (D/N)

Ahmedabad

4

4th – 8th March

4th Test

Ahmedabad

 

JAY SHAH
Honorary Secretary
BCCI