After a long wait, Indian left arm pacer Jaydev Unadkat got the chance to represent the Indian test team. But unfortunately, he has to wait to play as the Indian pacer will miss the first Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong. Mainly because of visa issues, Unadkat has yet to arrive in Bangladesh for the series opener, which starts today.
Unadkat, who made his Test debut and only Test appearance in South Africa in 2010, has been called up to the squad for the two-match Test series in Bangladesh, which will also be India’s penultimate assignment in the Championship cycle. World Test.
How good was Jaydev Unadkat this year?
Unadkat was recognized for his consistent performances on the home circuit, where he took 353 wickets in 96 games. Unadkat’s 67 wickets in the 2019–20 Ranji Trophy season led Saurashtra to their first title. Unadkat excelled in the recently concluded Vijay Hazare Trophy, taking 19 wickets in 10 matches.
What does this series of tests mean for India?
KL Rahul’s tactical skills, as well as his batting prowess, will be put to the test when a depleted Indian side take on a tough Bangladeshi side in a high-stakes two-match series, the outcome of which will affect India’s chances for the test. world. Final classification of the championship.
India currently ranks fourth in the world, behind only Australia, South Africa and Sri Lanka. To remove any buts, the only way to qualify for the June final is to win both tests against Bangladesh and then all four at home against Pat Cummins’ Australia.
India begins their Test journey at the Zahoor Ahmed Stadium, however the absence of Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Ravindra Jadeja could weaken the strength of the team.
IND v BAN, 1st Test Team
India: KL Rahul (captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, virat kohliShreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (week), Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Saurabh Kumar, Kona Bharat, Kuldeep Yadav, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Jaydev Unadkat (will miss first test)
Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Litton Das (week), Mushfiqur Rahim (week), Mominul Haque, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Anamul Haque Bijoy, Khaled Ahmed, Ebadot Hossain, Shoriful Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Taijul Islam , Najmul Hossain Shanta, Rejaul Rahaman Raja, Zakir Hasan (week), Nurul Hasan (week), Yasir Ali.
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