India Test team
India Test team

The India squad for the World Test Championship (WTC) final, against New Zealand, is announced on Friday. Post the IPL 2021 suspension the view now shifts towards the WTC final which is scheduled to play between India and New Zealand in Southampton from June 18 to 22.

India squad for WTC final

As per reports, the Board of Control of Cricket in India would be announcing a jumbo squad for the tour of the UK. A jumbo squad would be announced because, after the WTC final, the Virat Kohli-led side will take on England in a five-match Test series.

The All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked the Indian squad for the inaugural ICC World Test Championship (WTC) final and the five-match Test series against England.

Team India’s first stop will be in Southampton where they play New Zealand to decide the first champion of the Test format. Following their 3-1 win against England at home, India finished as the No. 1 side with 72.2 percentage points and booked their place in the final.

Ravindra Jadeja made a comeback in the national side as the BCCI on Friday announced the squad for the upcoming World Test Championship final against New Zealand and the five-match Test series against England.

India’s squad

Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), R. Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Md. Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav,

Subject to fitness clearance

KL Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper)

Standby players

Abhimanyu Easwaran, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan, Arzan Nagwaswalla

India’s tour of England, 2021-22

Sr.DateMatchVenue
A18th – 22nd JuneWTC Final vs NZSouthampton
14th – 8th August1st Test vs EnglandNottingham
212th – 16th August2nd Test vs EnglandLondon (Lord’s)
325th – 29th August3rd Test vs EnglandLeeds
42nd – 6th September4th Test vs EnglandLondon (Oval)
510th – 14th September5th Test vs EnglandManchester