Team India has lost the final match of Cricket World Cup 2023 to Australia by 6 wickets. After the defeat in the World Cup, Team India is going to start preparing for its upcoming campaigns and has to participate in the Champion Trophy including the T20 World Cup in 2024 and the World Test Championship in 2025. If we talk about the World Test Championship, then Team India has won both the finals in the last two. Had to face defeat in the match.
Team India is also performing very well in the World Test Championship 2023-25 and it is expected that this time also Team India can be one of the strong contenders to win the trophy. To remain in the race for the World Test Championship, Team India needs to win the Test series against England.
It is being said that in this series against England, the command of Team India can be handed over to Rohit Sharma and along with this, other young players can also be given opportunities.
Team India will play under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma
The command of the 15-member team that will be announced by the BCCI selection committee for the Test series against England can be handed over to experienced batsman Rohit Sharma. Along with this, the management can appoint strong middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer as the vice-captain of Team India.
It is being heard that the selection committee of BCCI may give a chance to young players who have performed brilliantly in Ranji cricket for the Test series against England. It is being said that players like Sarfaraz Khan and Rinku Singh can be given a chance in this series.
Team India’s equation could be something like this
If we talk about the 15-member team selected for the Test series against England, then the team will play under the leadership of Rohit Sharma and Shreyas Iyer can be made the vice-captain. Whereas players like Virat Kohli, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rinku Singh, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sarfaraz Khan can be included as batsmen. While Washington Sundar, Axar Patel can be selected as all-rounders and players like Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami and Mukesh Kumar can be selected as bowlers.
15-member probable team India against England
Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Rituraj Gaikwad Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rinku Singh, Sarfaraz Khan (wicketkeeper), Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami and Mukesh Kumar.
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