India Take a look at captain Rohit Sharma has been dominated out of the primary Take a look at towards Bangladesh on Sunday, after struggling a hand damage in the course of the recently-concluded ODI sequence.
KL Rahul will lead India within the absence of Rohit within the first Take a look at, the BCCI confirmed in an announcement.
“India captain Rohit Sharma met with a specialist in Mumbai for his left thumb injury, which he sustained during the 2nd ODI against Bangladesh. He has been advised of appropriate management for this injury and will not be available for the first Test against Bangladesh,” the BCCI stated.
Bengal opener Abhimanyu Easwaran has been drafted into the squad as Rohit’s substitute. Easwaran had not too long ago the India A workforce in its two-match tour to Bangladesh. The 27-year-old successive tons of to complete the sequence because the main run-getter with 299 runs in two innings.
The BCCI additionally confirmed that pacer Mohammed Shami and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja haven’t recovered sufficiently from their respective accidents. Navdeep Saini and Saurabh Kumar, who have been a part of the Indian A workforce, have additionally been added to squad in addition to left-arm seamer Jaydev Unadkat who may make a possible return to the Take a look at XI after 12 years.
India’s up to date squad for Bangladesh Checks: KL Rahul (C), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara (VC), Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (WK), KS Bharat (WK), Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Navdeep Saini, Saurabh Kumar, Jaydev Unadkat