The Indian team for the upcoming four-Test series against Australia was announced by the BCCI today and the team saw no changes from the 16-man squad that was announced for the one-off Test against Bangladesh last week. India's victory in that Test led to no changes being made to the squad.
There were no surprises in the team announcement today as the BCCI announced a completely unchanged team for the four-test series against Australia beginning next Thursday. This announcement also indicated that Rohit Sharma and Mohammad Shami are still not completely fit.
India had clinically demolished the Bangladesh side that
Unless there is an injury scare, the XI for the first Test would is also likely to remain unchanged.
Team: Virat (Capt), Vijay, Rahul, Pujara, Rahane, Saha (wk), Ashwin, Jadeja, Ishant, Bhuvi, Umesh, Karun, Jayant, Kuldeep, Mukund & Pandya— BCCI (@BCCI) February 14, 2017
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Virat Kohli (Capt), Murali Vijay, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Ishant Sharma, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Karun Nair, Jayant Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Abhinav Mukund & Hardik Pandya.
Here's the schedule for the 4-Test series:
Feb. 23- 27 - First Test - Pune
Mar. 04- 08 - Second Test - Bangalore
Mar. 16- 20 - Third Test - Ranchi
Mar. 25- 29 - Fourth Test -