BCCI announces Team India squad for World Test Championship (WTC) finalApril 25, 2023 14:06
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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the Indian squad for the World Test Championship (WTC) final against Australia that will take place on June 7th in 'The Oval'. KL Rahul is back to the team after he was dropped for the series against Australia. Rahane too returned back to the team after 15 months. Shreyas Iyer underwent a back surgery and he will be away from action for some more time. Wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant too will not be available for the final. Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel will handle spin bowling. Shardul Thakur would be the fourth pacer for the team and he is placed in the 15.
Top pacer Jasprit Bumrah is away due to back injury. Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj will have to handle the pace for Team India. Here is the list of Indian team for the World Test Championship (WTC) final:
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, KL Rahul, KS Bharat (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat.