IND vs BAN 1st Test: India's probable XI against Bangladesh

By: FPJ Web Desk | December 13, 2022

KL Rahul, who will be captaining Team India in absence of injured Rohit Sharma, will open the batting too

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Shubman Gill will replace inured Rohit Sharma at the top of the order and will partner KL Rahul in opening the innings

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In-form Virat Kohli will retain his No. 3 position in the playing XI

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India's most reliable batsman Cheteshwar Pujara will bat at No. 4 and will provide solidity to the middle-order

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Shreyas Iyer has been in top-form in the domestic cricket and will look to carry the same momentum into the Test series

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Swashbuckling wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant missed the ODI series, but will return to the Test squad with renewed vigour

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Axar Patel will look to trouble the opposition batsmen with his left-arm spin and will provide edge with his batting skills

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Ravichandran Ashwin will play as the lead spinner and will aim to make the most of the docile pitches with his off-spin

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Shardul Thakur will added depth to India's batting line-up along with his medium-pace bowling

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Speedster Umesh Yadav will spearhead the Indian bowling attack in absence of Jasprit Bunrah

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Mohammed Siraj will partner Umesh Yadav as the second pacer in India's playing XI

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