New Delhi: The Indian team is working hard for the next two matches between India and England. Both matches are important for India and England to make it to the ICC World Test Championship. Meanwhile, big news has emerged from the Indian camp. Storm bowler Umesh Yadav has been included in the Indian team for the next two matches. While Shardul Thakur has been released for Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Umesh Yadav has passed the fitness test. After this, he has been included in the Indian team for the last two Tests against England. The Board of Control for Cricket in India has given this information in a statement on Monday.
The statement said, Team India pacer Umesh Yadav appeared for the fitness test at Motera on 21 February. He has cleared his fitness test and has now been included in the squad for the last two Tests of the India-England Test series.
The four-match Test series is tied at 1-1. Two matches were played in Chennai. The first match was won by England while the second match was won by India. The third Test will be played from February 24, which will be the first day-night Test between these two teams.
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.K. Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Akshar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ishant Sharma, Jaspreet Bumrah, Mohammad Siraj, Umesh Yadav.