India have introduced their enjoying XI for the primary Check towards Australia beginning Thursday in Adelaide. The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) tweeted out the enjoying XI that included Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, who’re prone to open the innings, R Ashwin because the lone spinner and the tempo trio of Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah along with the standard suspects. Wriddhiman Saha was picked forward of Rishabh Pant because the wicket-keeper.


India XI for 1st Check: Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah

Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane occupy their standard positions of three, 4 and 5 whereas Hanuma Vihari is the sixth batsman.

India have gone with expertise on the bowling entrance with the tempo troika of Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah.

Mayank and Shaw had been picked as designated openers at the same time as Shubman Gill, who hit a half-century within the pink-ball warm-up match has to attend for his Check debut.

Furthermore, there was no place for Pant, who had scored a breezy 73-ball 103 not out in the identical warm-up recreation in Sydney.


The primary Check, beginning Thursday on the Adelaide Oval, will probably be a day-night affair. Skipper Kohli will go away for dwelling after the primary Check on a paternity go away and Rahane will take cost as captain from the second recreation onwards.

The remaining three Exams will probably be performed in Melbourne (December 26-30), Sydney (January 7-11) and Brisbane (January 15-19).

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