Indian cricket team will play on Wednesday in the third match of the four-match Test series being played against England. The first match was won by England, while India won the second match and equalized in the series. The third match is to be played at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad. There is a change in the playing eleven of the Indian team for this match.
Rohit And Shubman In The Opening
Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill will be responsible for giving India a good start. The pair failed in the first two Tests, but both will be expected to have a big partnership in this match.
Pujara, Kohli And Rahane
Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane will be seen playing in the middle order. These three will have the responsibility to lift the team from the shock of the early wickets and lead to a big score.
Rishabh Pant Wicketkeeper
Rishabh Pant, who returned to form from the Australia series, has also played very well against England. In this series, he has looked much better behind the wicket as well. He will be expected to do well once again.
Bumrah Returns In Place Of Siraj
Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah, who was rested in the second Test against England, is set to return. He will be included in the playing eleven in place of Mohammad Siraj. Ishant and Bumrah will be seen playing in the third Test.
Hardik Pandya In Place Of Kuldeep
For this match, all-rounder Hardik Pandya can be replaced in place of Kuldeep Yadav. Akshar Patel impressed everyone with 5 wickets in the second innings of his first Test. He is also expected to be given a chance in this match. Ashwin and Akshar can be seen as a spinner duo.
Possible Playing Xi Of The Third Test
Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jaspreet Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Akshar Patel.