Dhawan Dropped, Shaw & Agarwal Named in India Squad for Tests vs West Indies

Workforce India celebrates after their victory over England in third Take a look at. (Twitter/ ICC)

After holding out initially as a result of damage issues for the Indian captain Virat Kohli, the BCCI has introduced a 15-man sturdy squad for the upcoming two Take a look at match dwelling collection towards West Indies which begins on October 4. The Indian group who have been nicely crushed on their tour of England the place they misplaced the 5 match Take a look at collection 1-4, have determined to ring in a number of adjustments towards a weak West Indies. Opening batsmen Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay have been each in horrible kind in England and have been dropped from with younger Prithvi Shaw and Mayank Agarwal drafted in.

Among the many bowlers there have been a number of adjustments as nicely with Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar given a well-deserved relaxation after the hectic Asia Cup collection. The injured duo of Ishant Sharma and Hardik Pandya weren’t thought-about for choice, whereas Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav have been referred to as up. The inexperienced Mohammed Siraj and Shardul Thakur have additionally been drafted into the combination.

The primary Take a look at might be performed on the Saurashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium, Rajkot from October 4-9, 2018 adopted by the second Take a look at on the Rajiv Gandhi Worldwide Stadium, Hyderabad from October 12-16, 2018.

India: Virat Kohli (captain), KL Rahul, Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur

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First Printed: September 29, 2018, 9:08 PM IST


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