Mayank Agarwal’s performance as an opener has also been excellent, but he has not been able to do anything special in this series.
New Delhi, Jan 06: Team India’s playing eleven has been announced for the third Test match of the Border Gavaskar Trophy against Australia, Team India acting captain Ajinkya Rahane said in the press conference that Rohit will start the innings with Shubman Gill in Sydney Test, This means that Mayank Agarwal has been dropped for the Sydney Test, Mayank has been dropped due to poor form in the first two Tests in Australia.
Quarantine period complete
Rohit Sharma had reached Australia before the Test series, during the first two Test matches he was completing the quarantine period, so he did not become a part of the Test team,
One of the shubman or mayank
Mayank Agarwal’s performance as an opener has also been excellent, but he has not been able to do anything special in this series, In the 4 innings of the last two Test matches played in Australia, he has scored only 17, 9, 00 and 05, while Gill made his debut in the Melbourne Test, and impressed with the batting, Gill made the Melbourne Test. Gill could not be dropped, scoring 45 and 35 not out in two innings.
Rohit decided to play
With Rohit Sharma joining the playing XI and playing as an opener, it was already decided that either one of Shubman Gill and Mayank was certain to drop, dropping Mayank based on comparison of Shubman and Mayank’s recent form. Rohit has been included in the playing XI. Harsha Bhogle has also reacted when Mayank dropped and Navdeep Saini was selected in the playing XI, he wrote on Twitter, will be happy to see Saini making his debut, he has earned it, like Siraj, he is also a better There will be red bowlers, difficult for Mayank, hopefully he will come back with more strength.
Playing XI – Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Navdeep Saini, Mohammad Siraj and Jaspreet Bumrah.