India name 13-man squad for 2nd Test against Australia

India's captain Virat Kohli  reacts with teammates
India's captain Virat Kohli reacts with teammates
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The Indian team management has named a 13 member squad ahead of the second Test against Australia in Perth.

The following players have been selected for the 2nd Test: Virat Kohli (C), M Vijay, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (VC), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Ishant Sharma,  Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav

There have been a couple of injuries sustained during the course of the 1st Test in Adelaide. Following are the updates on the same.

Injury updates

Prithvi Shaw is recovering well from his left ankle injury but still undergoing treatment. He has been ruled out of the second Test.

R Ashwin has a left-sided abdominal strain. He is receiving treatment at the moment. He has been ruled out of the second Test.

Rohit Sharma jarred his lower back while fielding in the 1st Test at Adelaide. He is undergoing treatment. He too is ruled out of the second Test.

The team management is closely monitoring these players and a call on their availability for the third Test will be taken at an appropriate time.