Vihari gets Test call
Mumbai youngster Prithvi Shaw and Andhra batsman Hanuma Vihari were the two surprise inclusion in Indias squad for the last two Tests of the ongoing...
Mumbai: Mumbai youngster Prithvi Shaw and Andhra batsman Hanuma Vihari were the two surprise inclusion in India's squad for the last two Tests of the ongoing five-match series against England.
Opener Murali Vijay, who struggled for runs in the first two games, was dropped. Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav was left out for the last two matches.
India won the third Test in Nottingham by 203 runs to reduce England's lead to 2-1 after the hosts had won the first two matches.
The fourth Test will be played in Southampton from August 30, while the fifth and final Test will be played at the Oval, London from September 11.
Squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Prithvi Shaw, Cheteshwar Pujara, Karun Nair, Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur and Hanuma Vihari