Yashasvi Jaiswal To Sarfaraz Khan: Players Who Can Make Debut For India In New World Test Championship Cycle, In PICS
In these collection of pictures, we take a look a look at cricketers who can make debut for India in the new World Test Championships cycle, beginning with series against West Indies next month, from Yashasvi Jaiswal to Sarfaraz Khan.
Sarfaraz Khan has been prolific at the domestic level for Mumbai. He averages 79.65 after 50 innings in first-class cricket but was ignored for the West Indies series due to fitness and off-field disciplinary issues. But Sarfaraz could finally be given a chance in Test cricket sometime in the near future if he keeps up his run-scoring spree. (Photo: ANI)
Mumbai and Rajasthan Royals opener Yashasvi Jaiswal was just phenomenal in IPL 2023 this season. Jaiswal notched up 625 runs in 14 matches with 1 hundred and 5 fifties and has been picked for the two-match Test series to replace veteran Cheteshwar Pujara. (Photo: ANI)
Bengal and Delhi Capitals pacer Mukesh Kumar has 149 wickets in 39 games at an average of 21.55. Mukesh was instrumental in side reaching the Ranji Trophy final in 2019-20 and 2022-23 season. Mukesh has finally earned a call-up to the Indian side for the two-match Test series against West Indies. (Photo: ANI)
Young Andhra Pradesh batter Tilak Varma missed the 2022-23 season due to injury but had a phenomenal time with Mumbai Indians in IPL 2023. Tilak Varma scored 343 runs in 11 matches for Rohit Sharma's MI at a strike-rate of over 164. Tilak Varma has been highly praised by both Sachin Tendulkar and Rohit Sharma. (Photo: ANI)
Bengal captain Abhimanyu Easwaran has been a consistent performer at the India 'A' level. Overall in first-class cricket, Easwaran has 6,556 runs in 150 innings at an average of 47.85, with a best of 233. (Source: Twitter)
Maharashtra and Chennai Super Kings opener Ruturaj Gaikwad has been called-up for India's two-match Test series against West Indies. Gaikwad's overall first-class average is 42.19 but last season he had an average of above 50. He was also second-highest run-getter for MS Dhoni's CSK in IPL 2023. (Photo: ANI)