One of the integral members of the Knight Riders family, Prasidh Krishna, has been added to Team India's squad for the fourth Test against England starting on 2nd September at The Oval in London.
"The All-India Senior Selection Committee - based on the request of the team management - has added fast bowler Prasidh Krishna to India’s squad for the fourth Test.
Prasidh, who was on the standby list, has been training and travelling with Team India right from the start of the tour. The upcoming Test will be played at The Oval, London, from 2nd September, said the official statement from the BCCI on Wednesday.
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After a scintillating debut series against the same opposition in fifty-over format at home earlier this year, the 25-year old will be keen to showcase his skills in the red-ball format.
India’s squad for the fourth Test: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), R. Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Md. Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), Abhimanyu Easwaran, Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, Prasidh Krishna
Standby player: Arzan Nagwaswalla