New Delhi: The four-game test series that will be played between India and Australia will start on December 17th. Much speculation is being made about which pacer secured a place in Team India for the Test Series. Inshat Sharma secured a place in the test squad but due to injury he was excluded from the entire Australia tour. In such a situation, which player takes his place is a big question.
India has the option of Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini and Mohammad Siraj. However, there is talk of giving Umesh Yadav a chance on these three. In fact, Ian Chappell revealed it.
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Former Australian captain Ian Chappell said he learned from Ravi Shastri that Umesh Yadav will play the Test series as India’s third stimulator.
Chappell (Ian Chappell) said: “ I was drinking with Ravi (Shastri) when he told me that Umesh Yadav could be aligned as a third stimulator.
He said: ‘It’s good that India is starting a day-night match with Adelaide, where some stitching moves will be visible.
Chappell said India has two fast and smart bowlers, Jaspreet Bumrah and Mohammed Shami. If you ask me, if the batting team scores 300 points first, then you are on your way to winning the Adelaide test match.
Indian team captain Virat Kohli will return to India after the first test to give birth to her child. After which Ajinkya Rahane will take the lead of the team.
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With that, Ian Chappell praised Ajinkya Rahane’s aggressive style. Chappell said: “ I saw him captain in a test against Australia (Dharamshala in March 2017) and found his captain fantastic. He’s a really aggressive captain.