Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday (June 15) introduced a 15-member Team India squad for the World Test Championship last against New Zealand.
While 5 pacers – Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohammad Shami, Umesh Yadav, and Mohammed Siraj made it to the 15-member squad, batsman KL Rahul failed to search out the place within the workforce.
Meanwhile, Mayank Agarwal has additionally been left out and this implies Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma can be opening the batting for the Virat Kohli-led facet. Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have been chosen because the spinners, whereas Wriddhiman Saha has additionally been named within the squad together with Rishabh Pant.
— BCCI (@BCCI) June 15, 2021
The Kiwis have already entered the bio-bubble for the summit clash having defeated England within the two-match Test sequence.
Prior to the WTC last, the Indian workforce performed an intra-squad sport the place the likes of Ravindra Jadeja and Rishabh Pant impressed with the bat in hand. At the Hampshire Bowl, the gamers had been examined once more earlier than commencing a interval of managed isolation. Regular assessments can be carried out in the course of the interval of isolation.
Prior to departing for England, India head coach Ravi Shastri had stated that going forward, the International Cricket Council (ICC) ought to look to make the ultimate of the WTC a finest-of-three contest and it might be performed like a 3-match sequence.
India squad for WTC last: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohammad Shami, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj.