Indian pacer Navdeep Saini will make his debut within the longest format of the sport, within the third Take a look at of the continuing four-match collection in opposition to Australia. Saini has been included within the taking part in XI, which was introduced by the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) just a few hours again. The 28-year-old was seen coaching within the nets, in a video uploaded by the BCCI’s official Twitter deal with for the conflict which can begin tomorrow at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). “Quick & livid! @navdeepsaini96 is all set for his Take a look at debut on the @scg tomorrow. #TeamIndia #AUSvIND,” learn the caption on the tweet.
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Opener Rohit Sharma will be making his maiden appearance within the ongoing four-match Take a look at collection in opposition to Australia. He was additionally named vice-captain for the remaining two video games.
Rohit has changed Mayank Agarwal on the prime of the order, with the latter opening the innings within the first two matches on the Adelaide Oval and Melbourne Cricket Floor (MCG).
Agarwal returned scores of 17, 9, zero and 5 within the opening two Exams.
Saini has been included instead of Umesh Yadav, who has been dominated out of the collection having suffered a calf muscle harm throughout the Boxing Day Take a look at.
The remainder of the line-up stays the identical as that for the Melbourne Take a look at.
India XI for third Take a look at: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (capt), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah, Navdeep Saini.
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