Ind vs Aus 2020 : T.Natarajan the Tamil Nadu pacer was selected in the test squad as a replacement for Umesh Yadav. Umesh injured his left calf and left the Border-Gavaskar Trophy match during the second test match in Melbourne.
After finishing his quarantine days Rohit Sharma entered the team and become the vice-captain of the test match.
The senior Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami was suffered from a hairline injury in his right forearm. And he was replaced by Shardul Thakur in the test squad.
Test Team Squad: Ajinkya Rahane (Captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Jasprit Bumrah, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur, T Natarajan.
The BCCI said in a statement that, “After recover from their injuries both players like Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav will lead the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore”.
Rohit Sharma joined the team in Melbourne after completing his isolation period and he has been named as the vice-captain of the test team.
Natarajan joined the team as a net bowler to against Australia later he was shifted to limited overs as a support for Navdeep Saini.