Ashwin may be included in the team for the third Test against England, Kohli hints


IND vs ENG 3rd Test: Team India captain Virat Kohli has indicated that Ravichandran Ashwin can be included in the playing XI in the third Test against England. He also said that the team management will take this decision only after seeing the pitch on Wednesday. Kohli said that according to the team management, there will be less grass in the pitch in the third Test match to be held at Headingley Cricket Ground.

Kohli said he sees no reason to change the playing XI, which led them to a 151-run win against England at Lord’s last week. “Obviously you don’t want to disturb the winning combination. Especially when the team has achieved such a phenomenal victory in the second Test,” Kohli said on Tuesday evening.

Kohli also said that India is going to announce the playing XI and Ashwin might play because of the pitch. He said that the team management will first choose 12 players and then on Wednesday, looking at the pitch, will take a decision on Ashwin. The captain said, “As far as Ashwin’s play is concerned, we were quite surprised to see the way the pitch was looking. We have seen a lot of surfaces but to be honest, I did not expect it to happen. I thought That the pitch will have a lot of grass, but it is not.”

Kohli said, “Anything is possible. We always pick 12 players and then choose the right combination based on the pitch.” Ravindra Jadeja could be dropped from the playing XI if Ashwin is taken. Is. At present, all the fast bowlers of Team India are running in good form and in view of this, Team India can go on the field with four fast bowlers like Lord’s.

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