It is known that the Indian team management has requested BCCI to send replacements to injured players who left for India from the England Test series. Although Mayank Aggarwal was with the team, as per the plea of team management, BCCI is sending Prithvi Shaw in the place of Gill.
The team has asked Surya Kumar Yadav as vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane has been suffering from a hamstring niggle and he hasn’t played any practice matches. According to the latest reports, Rahane has been recovering well and the team management is expecting he will be fully fit for the first test match against England.
As per [email protected], both SKY and Shaw will leave for England on 31st July, Today. After isolation, these two will join the team India. And these two brilliant players will be available for the team India from the third test match which will start on 25th-29th August.
In this five-match test series, India will play its first match(4th-8th Aug) at TrentBridge, Nottingham and the last test match(10th-14th Sep) will be played at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester.
The Indian team has reached Nottingham for the first Test against England.