India’s vice-president Jasprit Bumrah on Tuesday revealed that Ravichandran Ashwin was “doing well” and was good at training, referring to the inclusion of a spinner in the first test of a two-game series against Sri Lanka. at Mohali on Friday (March 4). Ashwin, who last played for India in the ODI series against South Africa, was ruled out of the white-ball series against the West Indies due to an unknown injury. Later, when the BCCI announced the team for the Sri Lanka Exams, participation-spinner was said to be ‘subject to fitness’.
However, in pictures shared by BCCI’s Twitter feed on Tuesday, the veteran was seen training in general alongside several members of the Indian men’s Cricket Test team at the IS Bindra PCA International Stadium. “Ashwin is preparing well. I do not know of any complaints. He was good and did everything in training today. Batted, bowled and done fielding. Hopefully, that will not be the case, “Bumrah said at a press conference ahead of the test series.
Pacer also mentioned that all members of our team are currently eligible and are available for selection. “We have had an election, so far everyone is fine. Fingers crossed, there are no problems yet, so we will not face any problems, ”he said.
The Indian bowling alignment is almost certain but the team management will have to think a little more at the end of the batting order in the 100th Test Virat Kohli, especially after the elimination of regular batters battles Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara for the Sri Lanka series.
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When asked about the Indian batting federation, Bumrah said it was too early to say and they would make up their minds soon. “We just watched the song. It is early because there are three days left to go for the game so there are a lot of changes. Right now we have no union in mind but yes we have a choice today, everyone is getting better and everyone is getting in touch. That is a good sign for us. We will try and plan our plan soon, ”he said.
(with IANS inputs)