India Announces Squad for Final Three Tests Against England: Kohli Still Unavailable, Siraj Returns

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India Squad for last 3 Tests vs England

India Squad against England: In a significant development for cricket enthusiasts, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has unveiled India’s squad for the remaining three Tests against England. With the series currently level at 1-1, the upcoming matches promise intense action as both teams vie for supremacy on Indian soil.

In a strategic move, the selectors have opted to introduce Bengal pacer Akash Deep into the squad in place of Avesh Khan. This decision aims to provide Akash Deep with valuable exposure at the international level, nurturing his talent for future challenges. Avesh Khan, on the other hand, will compete in the Ranji Trophy.

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Kohli’s Absence and Siraj’s Return

Notably, Indian skipper Virat Kohli will continue to be absent from the squad due to personal reasons. Kohli, who according to multiple reports is expecting his second child with actress Anushka Sharma.

However, the team management remains confident in their ability to perform admirably in Kohli’s absence.

In a welcomed return, pace sensation Mohammed Siraj makes his way back into the squad after being rested for the second Test. Siraj’s fiery pace and ability to generate movement off the pitch have been pivotal for India in recent times, and his inclusion strengthens the team’s bowling attack.

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Fitness Concerns Surrounding Rahul and Jadeja

While the squad announcement brings back Siraj’s firepower, it also raises questions regarding the fitness of KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja. Both players have been included in the squad, pending fitness clearance. Their availability for the final three matches hinges on their ability to regain match fitness, adding an element of uncertainty to India’s lineup.

With the series delicately poised, the forthcoming Tests promise captivating cricketing action as India and England lock horns in an epic battle.

India Squad for last 3 Tests vs England: Rohit Sharma (C), Jasprit Bumrah (VC), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul*, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Dhruv Jurel (WK), KS Bharat (WK), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja*, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohd. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Akash Deep 

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India vs England Last 3 Tests Schedule: 

3rd Test on 15th Feb 2024 in Rajkot 

4th Test on 23rd Feb 2024 in Ranchi

5th Test on 7th March 2024 in Dharamsala

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