Fox Sports Australia – Paceman Bhuvneshwar Kumar is in doubt for the series after he aggravated a lower back injury during the third ODI against England, while fellow seamer Jasprit Bumrah was named but will only be available from the second Test in Southampton.

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  • Paceman Bhuvneshwar Kumar is in doubt for the series after he aggravated a lower back injury during the third ODI against England, while fellow seamer Jasprit Bumrah was named but will only be available from the second Test in Southampton.
  • SIGN UP NOW >ALL OUT FOR 67: STRUGGLING ODI SIDE’S ‘DISASTROUS’ DAYSquad bolter Pant will be his back-up for the series after he earned his maiden Test call-up off the back of a stellar IPL campaign, in which he scored 684 runs for Delhi Daredevils at 52.
  • India will hope Yadav can help compensate for the loss of Kumar, who took 19 wickets at 26.63 in his side’s last Test series away to England.
  • India’s first Test against England starts on August 1 at Edgbaston.
  • India squad for first three Tests against England: Virat Kohli (c), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, M Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Karun Nair, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Rishabh Pant (wk), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur


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