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ENG vs IND: India Test Squad Announced for 5th Test. Here’s official update

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India Test squad for ENG vs IND: In an important news update, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have announced the India Test squad for the remaining fifth and final Test match against England scheduled to be held in July 2022. Team India is currently leading the five-match Test series in England with a 2-1 scoreline. The visitors were forced the leave the Test series midway last year after a massive Covid-19 outbreak in their camp.

ENG vs IND: India Test Squad Announced for 5th Test. Here’s official update

Rohit Sharma has been named the Indian Test skipper this time for the fifth and final Test match against England scheduled to start from 1 July, 2022 at the Edgbaston in Birmingham. Incidentally, Cheteshwar Pujara has made a return to the Test team following a brilliant run in the English County Season after he was left out for the home series against Sri Lanka. Shardul Thakur also makes a comeback after being rested for the Lanka series.

Ajinkya Rahane was not available for selection due to a hamstring injury while Ravindra Jadeja has been included in the Test side for the England tour as he is expected to recover in time. Jadeja alongside Ravichandran Ashwin are the only two spinners in the Indian team while Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj and Prasidh Krishna form part of the pace bowling attack.

India Test squad

Rohit Sharma (Capt), KL Rahul (VC), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant (wk), KS Bharat (wk), R Jadeja, R Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohd Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Prasidh Krishna.

England vs India Schedule

Date Format Fixture Time Venue
1-5 July, 2022 5th Test England vs India 3:30 PM IST Edgbaston, Birmingham
7 July, 2022 1st T20I England vs India 11 PM IST The Rose Bowl, Southampton
9 July, 2022 2nd T20I England vs India 7 PM IST Edgbaston, Birmingham
10 July, 2022 3rd T20I England vs India 11 PM IST Trent Bridge, Nottingham
12 July, 2022 1st ODI England vs India 3:30 PM IST Kennington Oval, London
14 July, 2022 2nd ODI England vs India 5:30 PM IST Lord’s, London
17 July, 2022 3rd ODI England vs India 5:30 PM IST Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

 

The Indian team is also scheduled to play a four-day warm-up match against Leicestershire starting from 24 June, 2022 at the Grace Road in Leicester. The visitors will also take part in as many as two warm-up T20 matches against Derbyshire and Northamptonshire on 1 and 3 July, 2022 respectively.

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