Cricket - Test Cricket - May 7, 2021

India named 20 players squad for WTC final and England Tests

India named a 20 players squad for World Test Championship against New Zealand and the subsequent five-Test series against England in August-September. India will play the WTC final from June 18 to 22 in Southampton and the Test series against England from August 4 in Nottingham, to September 14, with the last Test scheduled for Manchester.

Indian squad total 24 players, KL Rahul and Wriddhiman Saha – subject to “fitness clearance and reserves players are Abhimanyu Easwaran, the opening batter, and three fast bowlers: Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan and Arzan Nagwaswalla.

Squad: Virat Kohli (capt), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-capt), Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav,

KL Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha (wk) subject to fitness clearance

Standby players: Abhimanyu Easwaran, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan, Arzan Nagwaswalla

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