IND Vs ENG 3rd Test Match: Team India has got a big relief before the third Test to be played at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad. Star fast bowler Umesh Yadav has passed the fitness test and he is fully ready to play the pink ball test. Umesh Yadav may get a chance in the playing 11 in place of Kuldeep Yadav. The BCCI has issued a statement informing Umesh Yadav to pass the fitness test.
BCCI said, “Team India’s fast bowler Umesh Yadav appeared for the fitness test in Motera. He has cleared his fitness test and now he has been included in the team for the last two Tests of the India-England Test series.
Umesh Yadav was part of Team India on the tour of Australia. But Umesh Yadav was injured during the second Test and had to return to India. Umesh Yadav did not get a place in the team for the first two Tests due to injury. But Umesh Yadav has now got a place in the team in place of Shardul Thakur.
Umesh Yadav has experience of pink ball
Umesh Yadav’s performance in India has been great. Umesh Yadav has taken 148 wickets while playing 48 Test matches. The most important thing is that Umesh Yadav has been a part of Playing 11 in both Day Night Tests played by Team India till now.
The four-match Test series being played between England and India is on par with 1-1. Two matches were played in Chennai. The first match was won by England while the second match was won by India. The third Test will be played from February 24, which will be the first day-night test between these two teams.