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India’s squad for WTC Final and Test series against England announced

India's Rishabh Pant does a flip
India's Rishabh Pant does a flip
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The All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked the Indian squad for the inaugural ICC World Test Championship (WTC) final and the five-match Test series against England.

 

Team India’s first stop will be in Southampton where they play New Zealand to decide the first champion of the Test format. Following their 3-1 win against England at home, India finished as the No. 1 side with 72.2 percentage points and booked their place in the final. 

 

India’s tour of England, 2021-22

Sr.

Date

Match

Venue

A

18th - 22nd June

WTC Final vs NZ

Southampton

1

4th - 8th August

1st Test vs England

Nottingham

2

12th - 16th August

2nd Test vs England

London (Lord’s)

3

25th - 29th August

3rd Test vs England

Leeds

4

2nd – 6th September

4th Test vs England

London (Oval)

5

10th – 14th September

5th Test vs England

Manchester

  

India’s squad: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), R. Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Md. Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul (subject to fitness clearance), Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper; subject to fitness clearance).

 

Standby players: Abhimanyu Easwaran, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan, Arzan Nagwaswalla

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