India vs West Indies: Mayank Agarwal, Siraj earn maiden Test call-ups, Dhawan axed

first_imgMayank Agarwal and Mohammed Siraj received their maiden Test call-ups as Shikhar Dhawan was a notable absentee from India’s 15-man squad for the two-match series against West Indies. The first Test will be played in Rajkot from October 8.India pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar were rested while Ishant Sharma and all-rounder Hardik Pandya were not considered for selection due to injuries. Bhuvneshwar had who missed the England Test tour due to a back injury but returned to the ODI squad in India’s successful campaign at the Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates.Murali Vijay was not picked again while Prithvi Shaw and Hanuma Vihari retained their places in the team.”Taking stock of the recent workload, the selectors have decided to rest Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Both Ishant Sharma and Hardik Pandya were not considered for selection as they are yet to recover from their injuries,” BCCI said in a statement.Dhawan managed a total of 162 from eight innings on the tour of England. His highest score, 44, came in India’s winning cause, but that too in relaxed circumstances. Dhawan had starts throughout the series, without never looking like he was set for a big one. Not only the scores of 1,3 in the final Test.Mayank on the other hand scored a brisk 90 against the West Indies in the warm-up game in Vadodara, on the day of selection.READ – Mayank Agarwal smashes 90 vs West Indies in tour matchMayank has played 43 first-class cricket matches, 70 List-A cricket matches and 111 T20 domestic matches. He has 3372 runs in first-class and 3472 runs in List A cricket. He even had scored more than 2000 runs in domestic cricket last season.advertisementThe opening Test will be held at Rajkot from October 4 to 8, followed by the second Test from October 12 to 16 at Hyderabad.The five-match ODI series will begin on October 21 at Guwahati, followed by the second ODI on October 24 at Indore and third ODI at Pune on October 27. The final two one-dayers will be held at Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram on October 29 and November 1.The ODI will be followed by the three Twenty20 Internationals to be held at Kolkata (November 4), Lucknow (November 6) and Chennai (November 11).India’s Team for Test series vs West Indies -Virat Kohli (captain), KL Rahul, Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul ThakurIndia vs West Indies: Full Schedule1st Test – October 4-8, Rajkot2nd Test – October 12-16, Hyderabad1st ODI – October 21, Guwahati2nd ODI – October 24, Indore3rd ODI – October 27, Pune4rth ODI – October 29, Mumbai5th ODI – November 1, Thiruvananthapuram1st T20I – November 4, Kolkata2nd T20I – November 6, Lucknow3rd T20I – November 11, Chennai.last_img

first_imgMayank Agarwal and Mohammed Siraj received their maiden Test call-ups as Shikhar Dhawan was a notable absentee from India’s 15-man squad for the two-match series against West Indies. The first Test will be played in Rajkot from October 8.India pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar were rested while Ishant Sharma and all-rounder Hardik Pandya were not considered for selection due to injuries. Bhuvneshwar had who missed the England Test tour due to a back injury but returned to the ODI squad in India’s successful campaign at the Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates.Murali Vijay was not picked again while Prithvi Shaw and Hanuma Vihari retained their places in the team.”Taking stock of the recent workload, the selectors have decided to rest Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Both Ishant Sharma and Hardik Pandya were not considered for selection as they are yet to recover from their injuries,” BCCI said in a statement.Dhawan managed a total of 162 from eight innings on the tour of England. His highest score, 44, came in India’s winning cause, but that too in relaxed circumstances. Dhawan had starts throughout the series, without never looking like he was set for a big one. Not only the scores of 1,3 in the final Test.Mayank on the other hand scored a brisk 90 against the West Indies in the warm-up game in Vadodara, on the day of selection.READ – Mayank Agarwal smashes 90 vs West Indies in tour matchMayank has played 43 first-class cricket matches, 70 List-A cricket matches and 111 T20 domestic matches. He has 3372 runs in first-class and 3472 runs in List A cricket. He even had scored more than 2000 runs in domestic cricket last season.advertisementThe opening Test will be held at Rajkot from October 4 to 8, followed by the second Test from October 12 to 16 at Hyderabad.The five-match ODI series will begin on October 21 at Guwahati, followed by the second ODI on October 24 at Indore and third ODI at Pune on October 27. The final two one-dayers will be held at Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram on October 29 and November 1.The ODI will be followed by the three Twenty20 Internationals to be held at Kolkata (November 4), Lucknow (November 6) and Chennai (November 11).India’s Team for Test series vs West Indies -Virat Kohli (captain), KL Rahul, Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul ThakurIndia vs West Indies: Full Schedule1st Test – October 4-8, Rajkot2nd Test – October 12-16, Hyderabad1st ODI – October 21, Guwahati2nd ODI – October 24, Indore3rd ODI – October 27, Pune4rth ODI – October 29, Mumbai5th ODI – November 1, Thiruvananthapuram1st T20I – November 4, Kolkata2nd T20I – November 6, Lucknow3rd T20I – November 11, Chennai.last_img

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