Indian team announced for first two England tests. The series is starting on 13th November at Rajkot. KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma and Sikhar dhawan are not included in squad because of the injury. In opening Gautam Gambhir and M Vijay will be in side. Rahane is continued. The Attraction is Hardik Pandya is selected for tests first time. He is expected to make debut in Tests in this series.
Bowling side, Bhuvneshwar Kumar is not selected in the squad.Ishant Sharma is back after coming out from injury. Jayant Yadav also selected for the squad. Jadeja and Ashwin back after the rest from ODI series against New Zealand.
Again Yuvi fans got disappointed. Despite his good performances in domestics he is not selected for squad. Yuvraj Singh recently made 200 against Baroda in Ranji match.
So the team for first two England Tests :
Squad Virat Kohli (capt), R Ashwin, Gautam Gambhir, Ravindra Jadeja, Amit Mishra, Mohammad Shami, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddhiman Saha, Karun Nair, M Vijay, Umesh Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Ishant Sharma, Jayant Yadav