Team India opener Rohit Sharma was seen batting within the nets for the primary time since his arrival in Australia. Snippets of Rohit’s apply session will be seen in a video uploaded on the official Twitter deal with of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). “The wait is over! The Hitman @ImRo45 show is about to unfold. #TeamIndia,” learn the caption on the Tweet. The 33-year-old has been appointed because the vice-captain of the Indian staff, for the ultimate two Tests of the four-match collection in opposition to Australia.
The wait is over!
The Hitman @ImRo45 present is about to unfold. #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/DdagR1z4BN
— BCCI (@BCCI) January 1, 2021
Rohit takes over the reins from Cheteshwar Pujara, having just lately joined the guests after finishing his 14-day quarantine. Ajinkya Rahane is main the staff within the absence of standard skipper Virat Kohli. Kohli returned to India, after being granted paternity go away by the BCCI.
The 33-year-old can be making his maiden look within the ongoing Test collection, if chosen within the lineup for the Sydney Test. The match, set to happen on the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), will start from January 07.
Left-arm pacer T Natarajan has been handed a possibility after being included within the squad for the remaining two Tests. Natarajan replaces Umesh Yadav, who sustained a pressure in his left calf muscle on Day three of the Boxing Day Test.
Team India Test squad for final two Tests: Ajinkya Rahane (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Rishabh Pant (wk), Jasprit Bumrah, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Md. Siraj, Shardul Thakur, T Natarajan.
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