The final of the Test Championship between India and New Zealand will be held in Southampton from 18 to 22 June followed by a five-match Test series from 4 August to 14 September.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced the Indian team, which will play the final of the ICC Test World Championship against New Zealand and a 5-match Test series against England. The final of the Test Championship will be held in Southampton from 18 to 22 June and will be followed by a five-match Test series from 4 August to 14 September.
In addition to the regular 20 players in Team India, four players have been placed in the team as standby. The first match of the five-match Test series will take place in Nottingham from 4 to 8 August. After this, the second Test will take place from 12 to 16 August at the Lord’s ground in London. The third Test will take place from 25 to 29 August at Leeds and the fourth from 2 to 6 September at The Oval in London. The fifth Test match of the series will be played in Manchester until 10 September.
Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Akshar Patel, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Mohammad Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul (after fitness clearance), Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper, after fitness clearance)
Standby Players: Abhimanyu Easwaran, Famous Krishna, Avesh Khan, Arjan Nagwaswala