IND vs SL Series – India New Test Captain: In the coming week, India’s whiteball captain Rohit Sharma will also be anointed as India’s New Test captain. The BCCI’s BIG-WIGS & the Selectors have all given GREEN SIGNAL to Rohit’s appointment as captain for the Indian test team. The selectors will formally meet next week to select the Indian team for Sri Lanka series & post that Rohit will be officially announced as NEW-CAPTAIN: Follow Indian Cricket LIVE Updates & INDIA vs SRI LANKA Series LIVE with InsideSport.IN
“The selectors, players, coach, BCCI all are synced on one name & i.e Rohit Sharma. The official announcement on appointment of Rohit Sharma as India’s test captain will be made after selectors offically meet next week to select Indian team for Sri Lanka series”, said top BCCI official.
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India New Test Captain – Once Virat Kohli left the test captaincy, it was clear that Rohit would be named the Test captain. The only doubt was his fitness.
Owing to Rohit’s struggle with persistent hamstring injury and questionable fitness few doubts were raised on his name. But all FITNESS Coaches at NCA have given THUMBS UP to Rohit’s fitness. After spending almost two months at NCA, Rohit has not only reduced his weight considerably but has also looked super-agile during the ongoing series vs the West Indies.
“I’ve been off for a while and didn’t play for two months. I was back home, though, and hitting balls and have also worked hard on my fitness” Rohit Sharma said after one of the match against the West Indies.
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Meanwhile selectors are meeting next week to select the team for series vs Sri Lanka. India is scheduled to play 3 T20’s, followed by 2 test matches vs Sri Lankan team. According to available information, both teams will be announced in one go next week.
As reported by InsideSport earlier, the BCCI Selectors and the Indian team management have decided to ‘move on’ from FAB-FOUR of Indian Test Cricket team. According to the available information with InsideSport, Ishant Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, Ajinkya Rahane & Cheteshwar Pujara were individually informed last week that they will not be considered for selection for Sri Lanka Test Series:
“Selectors want to try some new faces. Yes, they have been informed individually by the selectors themselves. Decision have been taken after consulting with Coach Rahul Dravid and other senior members of team management”, confirmed the top BCCI Official.
India Squad SriLanka Series – End of Road for FAB FOUR? InsideSport has further learnt that Pujara & Rahane still has a chance to make a comeback in the Indian set-up depending on the performance this Ranji Season.
But Ishant & Saha have been clearly informed that they will not be considered for selection to the Indian team in future.
“Selectors feel Ishant & Saha both have passed their prime. Age is also not on their side. They have been great servants of Indian cricket but now is the time to move on”, further added the BCCI official.
Selectors ‘MOVE-ON’ from Saha & Ishant: As reported by InsideSPORT on Tuesday, after getting SNUBBED from the selectors – Saha has already informed Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) that he will not be available for selections.
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Ishant on the other hand is incommunicado according to some reports. The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) has not received any sort of message from Ishant on his availability.
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