India tour of England: Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, Jayant Yadav likely to join Virat Kohli’s Team India in England
After the conclusion of the 3-day practice match at Durham against the County Select XI, Team India is all set to begin their 5-test series against England from August 4th.
Prithvi Shaw and Surya Kumar Yadav will be joining the Indian team in England after Shubman Gill, Washington Sundar and Avesh Khan sustained injuries during the practice matches and the World Test Championship. Prithvi Shaw and Surya Kumar Yadav are currently in Sri Lanka playing a 3 ODI and as many T20Is series.
After recovering from COVID-19, Rishabh Pant joined the Indian Squad in Durham and was seen practicing with the Indian squad on 25th July 2021. Wriddhiman Saha, Bharat Arun and bowling coach Abhimanyu Easwaran also joined the Indian squad after completing their isolation.
Hers’s the Indian and English Squads and full Schedule for the upcoming 5 match series.
Indian Squad: Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, KL Rahul (wk), Mayank Agrawal, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Surya Kumar Yadav, Prithvi Shaw, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Srikar Bharat, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav.
England Squad for the first 2 test: Joe Root (c), James Anderson, Johnny Bairstow (w), Dom Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler (wk), Zak Crawley, Sam Curran, Haseeb Hameed, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Mark Wood.
Schedule ENG vs IND five-match test series:
1st Test – 03:30 PM IST, Wednesday, August 4th to August 8th, 2021, Trent Bridge, Nottingham
2nd Test – 03:30 PM IST, Thursday, August 12th to August 16th, 2021, Lord’s, London
3rd Test – 03:30 PM IST, Wednesday, August 25th to August 29th, Headingley, Leeds
4th Test – 03:30 PM IST, Thursday, September 2nd to September 6th, Kennington Oval, London
5th Test – 03:30 PM IST, Friday, September 10th to September 14th, Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester.