After the conclusion of their ongoing T20I series against Afghanistan, the Indian team will be gearing up to take on England in a five-game Test series, which is slated to begin on January 25.
Ahead of the series, the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) came forward to announce India’s squad for the first two Tests against England. It is worth noting that Rohit Sharma will lead the side, with Jasprit Bumrah acting as his deputy.
It is worth noting that the Indian team will be coming into the series after drawing the two-game Test series against South Africa. Losing the first Test, the Rohit Sharma-led side put in a magnificent performance and registered a historic win in Cape Town to level the series.
India squad for first two England Tests:
Rohit Sharma (C), S Gill, Y Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, S Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), KS Bharat (wk), Dhruv Jurel (wk), R Ashwin, R Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohd. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah (VC), Avesh Khan.