Indian fast bowler Umesh Yadav has passed the fitness test. He has been included in the squad for the last two Tests against England at Motera. Shardul Thakur, who was in the squad for the first two Tests, has been released for the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
According to the BCCI, Umesh Yadav passed the fitness test on Sunday in Motera and he has been included in the Indian team for two Tests against England. Shardul Thakur has been released for the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Thakur plays for Mumbai in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Umesh Had Returned from Australia Tour Due to Muscle Strain
Umesh had to return mid-way from the Australia tour due to muscle strain. Yadav was injured in the second test match of the four-Test match series played in Melbourne on the tour of Australia. He had returned to India and was training at the National Cricket Academy.
India Levels The Series by 1-1
In the four-Test match series, both teams winning one match each. Both the opening Test matches were played in Chennai. England beat India by 227 runs in the first Test. Whereas, in the second Test, India defeated England by 317 runs and levels the series by 1-1.
India squad for the last two Tests
Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), R Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Md. Siraj, Umesh Yadav.