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BCCI announces India Test squad for WTC final, Ajinkya Rahane returns to team

By Kaif - April 25, 2023 - Last updated on Apr 25, 2023 12:08 PM
BCCI announces India Test squad for WTC final, Ajinkya Rahane returns to team

BCCI announces India Test squad for WTC final, Ajinkya Rahane returns to team, India squad for WTC Final

India's squad for WTC 2023 Final announced, The BCCI has announced the Indian team for the World Test Championship final on Tuesday via Twitter. Experienced batsman Ajinkya Rahane has returned to the Indian team. Rohit Sharma will take charge of the team.

BCCI announces India Test squad for WTC final

Team India has been announced for the final of the World Test Championship. India's veteran batsman Ajinkya Rahane has returned to the team. He was dropped after the tour of South Africa last year. The Indian team will take on Australia in the final match to be held from June 7 to 11. This match will be played at The Oval in England.

Ajinkya Rahane played the last Test for India on 11 January 2022 against South Africa. He was dropped from the team after that match. He has scored 4932 runs in 82 Tests for India at an average of 38.52. During this, 12 centuries and 25 half-centuries have come out of his bat. Rahane, who has captained India in many matches, has returned to Team India after 15 months.

India squad for WTC Final

  1. Rohit Sharma (Captain)
  2. Shubman Gill
  3. Cheteshwar Pujara
  4. Virat Kohli
  5. Ajinkya Rahane
  6. K L Rahul
  7. KS Bharat (wk)
  8. Ravichandran Ashwin
  9. Ravindra Jadeja
  10. Axar Patel
  11. Shardul Thakur
  12. Mohd. Shami
  13. Mohd. Siraj
  14. Umesh Yadav
  15. Jaydev Unadkat
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Image Source: BCCI Twitter

Ajinkya Rahane got benefit of performance in ipl

Ajinkya Rahane returns to teamAjinkya Rahane has scored just one half-century in his last Test innings. For this reason he was dropped from the team. Rahane performed brilliantly in IPL. He has scored 209 runs in five innings at an average of 52.25 for Chennai Super Kings, captained by Mahendra Singh Dhoni. His strike rate is 199.04. Rahane got the benefit of this and he was selected in the team. They also benefited from Shreyas Iyer's absence and Suryakumar Yadav's poor Test performance.

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