While Kuldeep Yadav is a certainty in the playing XI for the final Test match, the team management wants to keep a cover for the young chinaman bowler.
Ind vs Aus 2017: Virat Kohli and his boys have quite a job at their hands when they take on Australia in the crucial 2nd Test in Bengaluru.
Ind vs Aus 2017: Following a big loss in Pune, the hosts will look to bounce back in the second Test starting Saturday and restore parity in the four-match Test series.
Unhappy with India's humiliating defeat in the first Test against Australia, former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin said that off-spinner Jayant Yadav and speedster Ishant Sharma should be dropped for the next Test.
Virat Kohli will lead the Indian cricket team against Bangladesh in a one-off Test in Hyderabad from February 9 to 13.
The 14-member India A squad features all performers in the Ranji Trophy including top run-getter Priyank Panchal and top wicket-taker Shahbaz Nadeem.
Besides topping the bowling charts, Ravichandran Ashwin also continued to top the list of all-rounders with no change among the top five in the list as Jadeja retained his third spot
Axar Patel injured himself while fielding in the fifth and final Test against England in Chennai, while Jayant Yadav is yet to recover from a hamstring injury.
Rahul Dravid believes that success of Karun Nair and Jayant Yadav, who are products of the A team, is purely because of the "process" that has been put in place
Virat Kohli-led India defeated England 4-0 in a five-Test series. Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar lauded the team's effort