Quick bowler Prasidh Krishna was added to India’s crew for the fourth Test against England at The Oval which starts on Thursday. Krishna, who was kept as a save, was added to the fundamental crew after the Indian group the executives mentioned for his incorporation.
“The All-India Senior Selection Committee – in light of the solicitation of the group the executives – has added quick bowler Prasidh Krishna to India’s crew for the fourth Test,” BCCI said in a delivery.
Strangely, Krishna wasn’t added to the crew supplanting another quick bowler. The 22-man crew named for the Oval Test incorporated the entirety of India’s principle seamers including Ishant Sharma, whose wellness involved conversation after the last Test.
That Krishna was remembered for the crew in spite of there being a fit Shardul Thakur and Umesh Yadav standing ready, maybe is a solid sign that the Karanataka pacer is in line to form his Test debut on Thursday.
“Prasidh, who was on the backup list has been preparing and going with Team India directly from the beginning of the visit. The forthcoming Test will be played at The Oval, London from second September,” it further added.
The 25-year-old has played just nine first-class games with 34 wickets in quite a while kitty and recently played three ODI coordinates at home against a similar resistance, taking six wickets.
India’s squad for the fourth Test: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), R. Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Md. Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), Abhimanyu Easwaran, Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, Prasidh Krishna