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IND vs ENG: Indian Speedster Prasidh Krishna Added to Main Test Squad

IND vs ENG: Indian Speedster Prasidh Krishna Added to Main Test Squad


Indian speedster Prasidh Krishna, who has been on the standby with the Indian team for the past three months, was on Wednesday added to the main squad ahead of the fourth Test against England here.Also Read – IND vs ENG: World No.2 Ravichandran Ashwin Must Play at The Oval in Place of Ishant Sharma, Says Nasser Hussain

The decision is an indication that Prasidh could be in line for a first XI call-up either at the Oval or in Manchester with team management keen to monitor the workload management of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj and Mohammed Shami. Also Read – Virat Kohli is Playing Well Since Beginning of the Series, Feels India Captain’s Childhood Coach Rajkumar Sharma

“The All-India Senior Selection Committee – based on the request of the team management – has added fast bowler Prasidh Krishna to India’s squad for the fourth Test,” BCCI secretary Jay Shah stated in a release. Also Read – 4th Test: Joe Root Says England Are Prepared for the Challenges Ravichandran Ashwin Poses

The 25-year-old has played only nine first-class games with 34 wickets in his kitty and earlier this year played three ODI matches at home against the same opposition, taking six wickets.


India’s squad for the fourth Test: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), R. Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Md. Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), Abhimanyu Easwaran, Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, Prasidh Krishna.

Standby player: Arzan Nagwaswalla.