Injury-hit India chase vital Test points against Bangladesh

The five-day video games develop component of the ICC Globe Examination Champion. India are 4th behind Australia, South Africa and also Sri Lanka, having actually won 6 of their 12 suits

India face Bangladesh in the initial of 2 Examinations from Wednesday intending to bulldoze the hosts for some much-needed ICC Champion factors and also protect their unbeaten document versus them.

The site visitors nevertheless have injury problems with captain Rohit Sharma out for at the very least the initial suit in Chittagong and also quick bowler Mohammed Shami and also all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja playing none in the collection.

Bangladesh will certainly likewise be buoyed after winning the one-day collection 2-1 in an additional presentation of India’s white-ball frailties in advance of organizing following year’s 50-over Globe Mug.

The five-day video games develop component of the ICC Globe Examination Champion. India are 4th behind Australia, South Africa and also Sri Lanka, having actually won 6 of their 12 suits.

The present cycle ranges from July 2021 to June 2023 and also makes up the leading 9 Examination groups, every one of whom will certainly play 6 collection each, 3 in your home and also 3 away.

The leading 2 will certainly contend in the last at the Oval in London.

Bangladesh remain in last location with one win and also one draw from their 10 suits. They have likewise not won an Examination in your home considering that February 2020 and also have actually never ever defeated India throughout Examinations.

Rohit injured his thumb in the 2nd ODI and also the Indian cricket board claimed Sunday that they will certainly take a get in touch with his physical fitness for the 2nd Examination in Dhaka at a later phase.

KL Rahul will certainly lead the group in the initial Examination with Cheteshwar Pujara as his replacement. Uncapped batsman Abhimanyu Easwaran was called as Rohit’s substitute.

National selectors called right-arm fast Navdeep Saini and also left-arm rewriter Saurabh Kumar instead of Shami (shoulder injury) and also Jadeja (knee).

Left-arm quick bowler Jaydev Unadkat, that played his only Examination in 2010, has actually likewise been included in the 17-member team.

” There are a couple of injury worries yet that provides chance to (various other) individuals,” Rahul claimed.

Bangladesh as well are having problem with injuries, with opener Tamim Iqbal dismissed of the initial Examination after falling short to recoup from a groin injury.

Uncapped batsman Zakir Hasan, that thrilled in the current darkness Examination collection versus India A, has actually been called as Tamim’s substitute for the initial Examination.

” I believe the nation often tends to delight in white-ball cricket. We have had a great deal of success in your home in ODI cricket,” claimed fielding trainer Shane McDermott.

However he included that it was a “obstacle” to play Examinations, although the “total mindset has actually typically boosted”.


Bangladesh: Mahmudul Hasan, Najmul Hossain, Mominul Haque, Yasir Ali, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan (C), Liton Das, Nurul Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Khaled Ahmed, Ebadot Hossain, Shoriful Islam, Zakir Hasan, Rejaur Rahman Raja, Anamul Haque.

India: KL Rahul (C), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, KS Bharat, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Navdeep Saini, Saurabh Kumar, Jaydev Unadkat.


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