The Indian selectors’ row has named gait bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar in a Indian patrol for a 3 remaining Tests of a five-match array vs England.
Bhuvneshwar has been enclosed in place of opener Gautam Gambhir, who was forsaken for KL Rahul in a 2nd Test in Visakhapatnam. The rest of a 15 members in a patrol for a 2nd Test have been retained.
Bhuvneshwar had picked 5 wickets, his fourth five-wicket haul, in New Zealand’s 1st innings during a 2nd Test vs a Kiwis in Kolkata. He subsequently picked adult a behind strain, and was ruled out of a subsequent compare in Indore.
Gautam Gambhir, on a other hand, had scored 29 and 50 in his dual innings in a 3rd Test vs New Zealand. In a Rajkot Test vs England, he scored 29 and 0 in a dual innings.
Gambhir’s second innings showing in Rajkot eventually saw him forsaken in foster of KL Rahul for a 2nd Test in Visakhapatnam.
The 3rd Test will be hold in Mohali from Nov 26-30, before to a 4th Test in Mumbai from Dec 8-12. The final Test of a array will be hold from Dec 16-20 in Chennai.
Indian patrol for 3rd-5th Tests vs England: Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), KL Rahul, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Karun Nair, Wriddhiman Saha (wicketkeeper), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Jayant Yadav, Amit Mishra, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya.
Team : Virat (Capt), Rahane, Rahul, Vijay, Pujara, K Nair, Saha (WK), Ashwin, Jadeja, Jayant, Mishra, Shami, Umesh, Ishant, Bhuvi, Hardik
— BCCI (@BCCI) Nov 22, 2016