"India announced the names of their first 11 players in the Adelaide Test match".
India announced the names of their first 11 players in the Adelaide Test match
The first Test match between Australia and India is going to be held tomorrow. The game will be held at the Adelaide Oval in Australia. Australia have played ODI and T20 matches before.
However, India announced the names of 11 of their players in the 1st Test match against Australia on Thursday. Virat Kohli is the captain.
Mayank Agarwal and Prithvi Shaw will play the opening. They have selected Cheteshwar Pujara as the 3rd batsman after Mayank Agarwal and Prithvi Shaw.
The team also includes Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Bihari, Riddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mohammad Shami and Yashpreet Bumra.
Tomorrow Pink will play day and night between the two teams. Riddhiman Saha will play as a wicketkeeper in the Tests.
The question of who will be India's first eleven players in the Adelaide Test was being discussed at the cricket ground today.
On Wednesday, a day before the Test match, the board of directors of the Indian team put an end to all speculations and announced the names of the 11 Indian players and also decided who would bat and where.
Umesh Yadav is the third fast bowler along with Yashpreet Bumra and Mohammad Shamir. Ravichandran Ashwin has been kept as the only spinner in bowling. Rishabh Panth has been replaced by Riddhiman Saha in place of the wicket keeper.