After two years of disappearing from test cricket, Gautam Gambhir will return in the squad for the remaining two test matches against New Zealand.
Gautam Gambhir will replace Lokesh Rahul in the Indian squad. Gambhir last match in the oval test in august 2014.
Gambhir’s performance in Duleep Trophy is the main reason of Gambhir’s comeback in the test cricket. He had four continuous centuries in 5 innings with two scores of 90-plus.
His Last match for India was against England in 2014. meanwhile, KL Rahul who is the first choice of the Indian team as opener is suffering from an injury in the middle of the first test match.
Earlier, Ishant sharma was also replaced by Haryana off-spinner Jayant Yadav as Sharma was suffering from chikungunya and yet he is not well.
The squad for team India second test is finalised by the selectors against new Zealand.