Here is the Team India squad for Australia Test series. India is set to face Australia in four test matches starting from 9th February. While Surya kumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan included in the team, Jadeja’s inclusion subject to fitness.
, who is yet to get a game in the longest format is included in the squad and hopefully will make his test debut in the series.
India’s Test squad for the first two Tests of the Border Gavaskar trophy against Australia has been announced by the All-India Senior Selection Committee on Friday. 32-year-old Suryakumar Yadav, who is uncapped in Test cricket, has been selected in India’s squad.
Ishan Kishan, who is yet to get a game in the longest format, has also been included in the squad. He joins KS Bharat as the keepers in the team. The tour, which will begin in Nagpur from the February 9, will also be the last edition of the 4-match Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
Ravichandran Ashwin believes that in the absence of Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer will be an important batter for the hosts in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Due to a back injury, Shreyas has been ruled out of the first Test against Australia, which begins on February 9 in Nagpur.
India’s Test squad for the first two Tests against Australia: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KS Bharat (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), R. Ashwin, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat, Suryakumar Yadav.