IND vs WI Test Series: Cheteshwar Pujara has not got a place in Team India for the Test series against West Indies. Actually, Cheteshwar Pujara has been struggling with bad form for a long time. Cheteshwar Pujara disappointed in the World Test Championship final against Australia. However, now this player was not made a part of the Indian team for the West Indies series. In the absence of Cheteshwar Pujara in the Test series against West Indies, who will bat at No.3 for Team India?
In the absence of Cheteshwar Pujara, which player will get a chance at number-3?
Young batsmen Rituraj Gaikwad and Yashasvi Jaiswal have got a place in Team India for the West Indies tour. Both these players have been made part of Team India for the Test series against the West Indies. However, it is believed that in the absence of Cheteshwar Pujara, Rituraj Gaikwad or Yashasvi Jaiswal can bat at number-3. However, apart from this, Shubman Gill can be tried at number-3. Apart from these players, Ajinkya Rahane’s name is also included in the race to bat at number-3. Well, it will be interesting to see which player is tried in the absence of Cheteshwar Pujara in the Test series against Team India West Indies.
Apart from the IPL 2023 season, Rituraj Gaikwad and Yashasvi Jaiswal have presented a spectacular game in domestic cricket. However, now both the players have been selected for the Indian Test team for the first time. While Rohit Sharma will lead this team.
Team India for Test series against West Indies-
Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Rituraj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), KS Bharat (wicketkeeper), Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Akshar Patel , Mo. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Jaydev Unadkat and Navdeep Saini