World Test Championship Final: Ajinkya Rahane, the Middle-order batsman was called into the Indian squad after not playing a Test Cricket match since India’s tour of South Africa over a year ago. KL Rahul will be seen in action again after he was dropped from the last 2 Tests of the Australia series. There was also no room for Suryakumar Yadav.
Spinners Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, and Axar Patel all made it into the squad, while Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Shami, Mohammad Siraj, Umesh Yadav, and left-armer Jaydev Unadkat are the fast bowlers in the group. Jasprit Bumrah will be absent as he continues his rehabilitation from a back injury.
Former India head coach Ravi Shastri talked about Indian squad for the World Test Championship Final on Twitter and he stated,
Best Indian team selected. Well done selectors and team management #WTCFinal2023 #TeamIndia,”
India will take on Australia in the World Test series at the London Oval from June 7.
- India’s Test squad WTC Final
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, K L Rahul, KS Bharat (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat.