Daijiworld – Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS): Promising Indian opener Prithvi Shaw, who had suffered a left ankle injury during a practice game against Cricket Australia (CA) XI, was ruled out of the ongoing Test series against Australia, the BCCI announced here on Monday.

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  • Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS): Promising Indian opener Prithvi Shaw, who had suffered a left ankle injury during a practice game against Cricket Australia (CA) XI, was ruled out of the ongoing Test series against Australia, the BCCI announced here on Monday.
  • The board’s All-India Senior Selection Committee named Karnataka opener Mayank Agarwal as Shaw’s replacement.
  • Meanwhile, selectors have also added all-rounder Hardik Pandya to India’s squad for the third and fourth Tests, slated to be held in Melbourne and Sydney, respectively.
  • India’s squad for the 3rd and 4th Tests vs Australia: Virat Kohli (Captain), M Vijay, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant (Wicket-keeper), Parthiv Patel (Wicket-keeper), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya, Mayank Agarwal


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