The last match of the 4-match Test series between India and Australia will be played in Brisbane from 15 January. In view of this, Team India has started practice from Tuesday. The series is currently leveled at 1-1. The third match was a draw. In such a situation, the team winning the last Test will win the series.
Meanwhile, the BCCI posted the pictures of Team India’s practice session with the caption – “After an epic fightback in Sydney, it is time to regroup. We have begun our preparations for the final Test at the Gabba!”
Shardul may get a chance to replace injured Bumrah
In the practice session, coach Ravi Shastri is seen talking to all the players. At the same time, Jasprit Bumrah was also seen with Shardul Thakur in the practice session. Bumrah has been ruled out of the series due to injury. In such a situation, Shardul may get a chance in his place.
Many Indian players suffered injuries ahead of 4th Test:
Before the series decisive match, Team India has been struggling with the injuries of players. Many players including Mohammad Shami, Umesh Yadav, Lokesh Rahul, Hanuma Vihari, Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant, Ravichandran Ashwin and Mayank Agarwal have suffered an injury on the Australia tour. Of these, 6 players have already been ruled out of the series. At the same time, Rishabh Pant and R Ashwin’s injuries are not serious and they can play in the fourth Test.
Batsman: Ajinkya Rahane (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, Cheteshwar Pujara, Shubman Gill
All-rounder: Ravichandran Ashwin
Wicket-keeper: Wriddhiman Saha, Rishabh Pant
Bowler: Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammad Siraj, T Natarajan, Shardul Thakur.