World Test Championship squad: Who is in, who is out of Virat Kohli's team; also check predicted XI
Though the Indian Premier League 2021 was suspended recently due to Covid 19 surge, but the BCCI went ahead and has announced 20-member squad for ICC World Test Championship.
Though the Indian Premier League 2021 was suspended recently due to Covid 19 surge, but the BCCI went ahead and has announced 20-member squad for ICC World Test Championship. The inaugural tournament will be held at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England, where the Virat Kohli-led side will take on New Zealand from June 18. The Board of Control for Cricket in India has also announced the sqaud for the subsequent five-match Test series against England.
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Ajinkya Rahane would be Virat Kohli's deputy for the World Test Championship. In the BCCI announced 20-member squad, KL Rahul and Wriddhiman Saha's induction will subject to their fitness.
The notable missouts were opener Prithvi Shaw, pacer Bhuvnehswar Kumar and all-rounder Hardik Pandya, while important additions were seamer Mohammad Mohammed Shami and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja. Abhimanyu Easwaran, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan, Arzan Nagwaswalla have been kept as standby players.
India's squad: Virat Kohli (C), Ajinkya Rahane (VC), Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, H. Vihari, Rishabh Pant(WK), R Ashwin, R Jadeja, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant sharma, Mohammad Shami, Mohammad Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh yadav.
KL Rahul & Saha (WK) induction are subjected to fitness clearance.
The All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked the Indian squad for the inaugural ICC World Test Championship (WTC) final and the five-match Test series against England. #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/emyM8fsibi
— BCCI (@BCCI) May 7, 2021
India’s Predicted XI For ICC World Test Championship Final: Shubman Gill, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane (VC), Rishabh Pant, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah
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