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Ishan Kishan released from Test squad, KS Bharat named replacement for IND vs SA Tests

Ishan Kishan released from Test squad, KS Bharat named replacement for IND vs SA Tests

Wicketkeeper-batsman Ishan Kishan has been released from the Test squad and KS Bharat has been named replacement for IND vs SA Tests

Wicketkeeper-batsman Ishan Kishan has been released from squad for IND vs SA Tests, the BCCI informed on Sunday. In a press release, BCCI stated that Kishan had requested his release from the Test squad owing to personal reasons. KS Bharat has been named as his replacement.

Ishan Kishan to miss IND vs SA Tests

Mr Ishan Kishan has requested the BCCI to be released from the upcoming Test series against South Africa citing personal reasons. The wicket-keeper has subsequently been withdrawn from the Test squad. The Men’s Selection Committee has named Mr KS Bharat as a replacement“, BCCI’s statement read.

India will take on South Africa in a two-match Test series commencing on Boxing Day (December 26). Rohit Sharma will be back in national colours as he will lead the side along with other seniors including Virat Kohli, Ashwin, Jadeja and co.

India squad for IND vs SA Tests

Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KL Rahul (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah (VC), Prasidh Krishna, KS Bharat (wk)

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