Rohit Sharma missed out on a spot in India’s 15-member squad for the upcoming two-match Test series against the Windies. As soon as the Test squad was announced, former India captain Sourav Ganguly took to Twitter to express his displeasure at not seeing Rohit’s name in the squad.
Dubbing Rohit’s performance in the recently-concluded Asia Cup 2018 as “exceptional”, the former India captain said that he “gets surprised, every time I don’t see your name in the Test.”
Rohit Sharma played his last Test against South Africa in January earlier this year.
Since the three-match Test series against South Africa, India have played Test matches against Afghanistan and England. While India won the one-off Test against Afghanistan, they lost the five-match series 1-4 against England.
In the first two matches against South Africa, Rohit registered scores of 10, 11, 10 and 47, which in turn saw him being dropped for the third Test.
The first India vs Windies Test will start on October 4 while the second begins on October 12.
Indian team for the Windies Tests: Virat Kohli (captain), KL Rahul, Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), R shwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur.