SunstarTV Beureu: The Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) announced their playing 11 against Australia for the third Test of the Border-Gavaskar series which will be played at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 7.
With the return of star opener Rohit Sharma, Navdeep Saini will get a chance to make his debut in the third Test. Two tests ‘Mayank Aggarwal, who failed, has been shown the way out.
“NEWS – #TeamIndia announce Playing XI for the 3rd Test against Australia at the SCG. Navdeep Saini is all set to make his debut,” tweeted by BCCI on Wednesday.
NEWS – #TeamIndia announce Playing XI for the 3rd Test against Australia at the SCG.
— BCCI (@BCCI) January 6, 2021
Rohit Sharma (Vice Captain), Subham Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Anjikya Rahane (Captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (Wicket Keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, R.By. Ashwin, Jaspreet Bumrah, Muhammad Siraj and Navdeep Saini are nominated to play the test match.
There was already speculation about Rohit Sharma’s return. However, It was not clear whether Rohit Sharma would replace Mayank Agarwal or Hanuma Vihari but team India has decided to give Vihari another chance.