Iyer left out for remaining three Tests against England; Kohli unavailable
Shreyas Iyer has been left out of India's squad for the remaining three Tests against England. Ravindra Jadeja and KL Rahul are part of the 17-member roster, but their availability is subject to fitness clearance from the BCCI's medical team. Both had missed the second Test, Jadeja with a hamstring injury and Rahul with a quad niggle. Bengal seamer Akash Profound got his lady Test call-up, while Virat Kohli keeps on being inaccessible due to individual reasons. In the initial two Tests, Iyer was the main senior India player separated from Rohit Sharma to not enroll a huge score - he made 35 and 13 in Hyderabad, and 27 and 29 in Visakhapatnam. Thought about one of India's best hitters against turn, Iyer, be that as it may, battled both with all due respect and strokeplay. Cricket discovered that Iyer had encountered back fits a little while after the subsequent Test however was cleared for determination. In the mean time, Rajat Patidar, who made his presentation in Visakhapatnam, and scored 32 and 9, has held his spot, as has the uncapped Sarfaraz Khan. Profound was great in the new three-match red-ball series against Britain Lions, completing as the main wicket-taker for India A with 11 wickers at 18.72. Prior, he was essential for India's Asian Games-dominating crew, and was likewise remembered for the KL Rahul-drove side for the ODI series in South Africa. Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj and Mukesh Kumar are the other seamers in the crew. Mohammed Shami, who is recuperating from a lower leg injury, stays down and out. His last India appearance was in the ODI World Cup last in November. The five-match Test series against Britain presently remains at 1-1. The third Test begins on February 15 in Rajkot, before the groups move to Ranchi for the fourth game from February 23. The fifth and last Test will be played in Dharamsala from Walk 7.