TNI Bureau: Wicketkeeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha has been chosen over Rishabh Pant for the first Test match against Australia in Adelaide, which will begin on December 17.
The D/N Test match has generated much curiosity and may witness high-voltage contest between both teams.
Young Prithvi Shaw has found a place in the Playing XI. India is playing 3 Seamers – Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah and Umesh Yadav in this match. Ashwin is the lone spinner in the team. Prithvi and Mayank will open the innings for India.
Team India: Virat Kohli (C), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Wriddhiman Saha (WK), R Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mohammad Shami, Jasprit Bumrah.
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