The All-India senior selection committee today have picked the squad for the two match test series that’s lined up post the 3 match T20I series against New Zealand. Ajinkya Rahane will lead the side in Virat Kohli’s absence.
Virat Kohli will join the test squad for the final Mumbai test and will be back with captaincy duties. Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Rohit Sharma and Rishabh Pant have been rested. Shreyas Iyer, Jayant Yadav and Prasidh Krishna feature in the mix.
INDIA’S SQUAD FOR NEW ZEALAND TESTS : Ajinkya Rahane (C), KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara (VC), Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), KS Bharat (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Jayant Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna. *Virat Kohli (will join the squad for the 2nd test and will lead the side).
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Kanpur and Mumbai to host the test matches, Kanpur test is scheduled from 25th of 29th of November and the Mumbai test is scheduled from 3rd to 7th of December.