India Today – Bhuvneshwar Kumar will fly back to India from England to recuperate from a lower back problem that kept him out of action recently.


  • Bhuvneshwar was not named in India’s 18-man Test squad for the first three matches in England after he aggravated his injury in the third and final one day international that hosts won to clinch the series 2-1.
  • India are aiming for their first Test series victory in England since 2007 when Rahul Dravid-led side beat Michael Vaughan’s med 1-0 in a three-match series.
  • Rishabh Pant named in India squad for first 3 Tests vs EnglandRishabh Pant earned his maiden Test call up and was named in the squad as second wicket-keeper along with Dinesh Karthik.
  • With India winning the T20I series and England bagging the ODI series, the Test series will decide who comes out on top between the two sides after two-and-a-half months of cricket.
  • India squad for first three Tests vs England:

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