Oval. In the third Test, Team India lost by an innings. Since then there has been talk of a change of squad for the fourth Test (IND vs ENG). Captain Virat Kohli has also said that. Most eyes are on India’s middle order batsmen. Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane in bad form. In such a situation, Ajinkya Rahane can be dropped from the fourth match. He is also the co-captain of the team. In such a situation, Rohit Sharma can get this responsibility in his place. The five-match series is currently tied at 1-1.
Speaking of the current series, Ajinkya Rahane has got a chance to bat in 5 innings. He could not touch the touch of 20 runs in 4 innings. He scored 5 runs in Nottingham. After that, Rahane scored 1 and 61 in the second Test at Lord’s. On the other hand, if we talk about both innings of the third Test, he could have scored just 18 and 10 runs. In such a situation, there is talk of his removal. Rohit Sharma is a senior player in the team and has led the Mumbai Indians to five IPL titles. No other captain could do it.
Has scored 12 centuries in Tests
Ajinkya Rahane has been battling bad form for the past one year. Cheteshwar Pujara and captain Virat Kohli are also not performing well. But in the second innings of the third Test, Pujara Sangrami scored 11 runs to almost secure his place for the fourth Test. Rahane has scored 4722 runs at an average of 0 in 1 innings of Test innings. He has scored 12 centuries and 24 half centuries. Suryakumar Yadav can get a chance in the fourth Test in place of Rahane. Former India veteran Sunil Gavaskar has also spoken of a change in the Indian squad.
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The team can go with two spin bowlers
The fourth Test will be held at the Oval from September 2. Speaking of this field record, the spin bowlers have been successful here. In that case, if Rabindra Jadeja is fit, then Ashwin can get a place in the team without him. The team can take 2 spin bowlers. In such a situation, fast bowler Ishant Sharma can be dropped. So far, Ashwin has not got a chance in three matches of the series. He has taken more than 40,000 wickets in Tests.
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