Opening batter India’s Check squad for the rescheduled match in opposition to England, as a canopy for captain Rohit Sharma who lately examined constructive for COVID-19. Mayank’s addition was necessary as designated vice-captain can also be out injured and that leaves India with just one common opening batter within the squad in .has been added to
“The All-India Senior Choice Committee has added Mayank Agarwal to India’s Check squad for the rescheduled fifth Check as cowl for captain Rohit Sharma, who examined constructive for COVID-19. Mayank has left for the UK and can hyperlink up with the squad in Birmingham,” BCCI mentioned in an official launch.
Rohit Sharma performed within the tour recreation in opposition to Leicestershire. He scored 25 in India’s first innings however did not bat within the second innings. BCCI confirmed that he had examined constructive on Sunday.
Right here is India’s revised Check squad for the match.
India’s Check squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill,, , , , (wk), KS Bharat (wk), , , , Mohd Shami, , Mohd Siraj, , , Mayank Agarwal
India leads the Check collection in opposition to England 2-1. Rohit had earlier captained India to a 2-0 house Check collection win over Sri Lanka this yr. If he recovers in time for the match in Edgbaston, then it could be his first Check match as captain of the Indian workforce away from house.
Virat Kohli-led India had taken a 2-1 lead in opposition to England final yr however the fifth and remaining check needed to be cancelled because of a Covid outbreak within the Indian camp. The BCCI and ECB determined to rearrange the remaining Check match this yr.
India will even play three T20Is and three ODIs on the tour other than the Check match.
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