Fast bowler Umesh Yadav has passed the fitness test. He has been included in the squad for the last two Tests against England at Motera. Shardul Thakur, who was in the squad for the first two Tests, has been released for the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
According to the BCCI, Umesh Yadav passed the fitness test on Sunday in Motera and he has been included in the Indian team for two Tests against England. Shardul Thakur has been released for the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Thakur is in the Mumbai team for the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Umesh had returned from his tour of Australia due to muscle strain.
Umesh had to return mid-way from the Australia tour due to muscle strain. Yadav was injured in the second match played in Melbourne on the tour of Australia in a four-Test series. His remaining over was completed by Mohammad Siraj. He had returned to India and was training at the National Cricket Academy.
Series 1-1 on par
In the four-Test series, both teams are on par with the series, winning one match each. Both the opening Test matches were played in Chennai. England beat India by 227 runs in the first Test. India chased the target of 420 runs for victory, scoring only 192 runs in the second innings. Captain Virat Kohli had scored the highest 72 runs in the second innings for India. At the same time, in the second Test, India defeated England by 317 runs and drew 1-1 in the series.
Teams for the next two Tests: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Wriddhiman Saha (wicketkeeper), R . Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Akshar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ishant Sharma, Jaspreet Bumrah, Mohammad Siraj, Umesh Yadav.