India's Coach and Former Cricketer, Anil Kumble was sure for KL Rahul Fitness that he will play the next test match against England which will be held in Mumbai.Kumble believed that Mohammad Shami and Umesh Yadav Will produce magic in their bowling spells.The coach also praised for Murli Vijay . He feels that it was going unfair to Vijay for pointing his weakness in getting out in short deliveries . The opener from Tamil Nadu hit a brilliant century 126 in 301 balls against England in Ist test at Rajkot.
The batsman from Karnataka got injured in Vishakapatnam . He played his last test match against England before he got injured in this match. He scored 0 and 10 in this match , on the other hand India 's speedstar Shami was troubling from his leg injury . The bowler from Bengal took 5 wickets in his last test match against England at Mohali .If Shami would not be fit for next test match, Bhuvaneshwar kumar is other option for team India .
Returning in International Cricket after 8 years wicket - keeper batsman Parthiv Patel is set to retain in the 4th test against England on Thursday ( 8- dec -2016 ) in Mumbai. Parthiv played a good knock in last test match ( 42 , 67) , Wriddhiman Saha who got injured in the second test in Vizag and also missed the third test . The batsman from Kings 11 Punjab (IPL) has not yet recovered from his thigh injury and is not fit to play for the 4th test in Mumbai.
India leads the 5 test match series by 2-0 , and the next match between both team is on Thursday ( dec - 08 - 2016 ) at Wankhede stadium , Mumbai . India will play 3 ODIs and 3 T20s against England.
India Squad - Virat kohli (C) , Ajinkya Rahane ( VC ) , Ravindra jadeja , Umesh Yadav , Parthiv Patel , R.Ashwin , Mohammad Shami ,Amit Mishra , Bhuvaneshwar kumar, Cheteshwar Pujara , Murli Vijay, Karun Nair , Lokesh Rahul , Ishant Sharma , Wriddhiman Saha, Hardik Pandya , Jayant Yadav
England Squad - Alastair Cook ( C ) , Stuart Broad , Moeen Ali , Ben Stokes , James Anderson , Jonny Bairstow , Gareth Batty , Jos Butler , Jake Ball , Gary Balance , Steven Finn , Ben Duckett ,Adil Rashid , Liam Dawson , Keaton Jennings , Joe Root , Haseeb Hameed , Chris Woakes , Zafar Ansari