The BCCI on Thursday announced Team India's squads for the white-ball series (ODI and T20I) against England to be played after the rescheduled fifth Test.
Ben Stokes praised former India skipper Virat Kohli's captaincy ahead of the Edgbaston Test.
Jasprit Bumrah has replaced regular skipper Rohit Sharma for the long-delayed fifth Test at Edgbaston after the opener was ruled out on Thursday with a bout of Covid-19
Jos Buttler succeeds Eoin Morgan after England's 2019 50-over World Cup-winning captain announced his retirement from international cricket on Tuesday.
Jasprit Bumrah will lead Team India in the rescheduled Test against England after Rohit Sharma tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday morning once again.
India vs England 5th Test: In a surprise move, Jaffer opted for two spinners, including both Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in his XI. As a result of this Jaffer selected only three pacers in captain Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj.
Jasprit Bumrah will certainly like to showcase his captaincy acumen while leading a slightly under-prepared India against a vastly improved England in the rescheduled fifth Test, starting on Friday
India vs England: The announcement that Bumrah will lead in Rohit's absence came just moments ahead of the captain's press conference on the eve of the match. Wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant has been named the vice-captain for the match.
India spin great Harbhajan Singh has backed the veteran Cheteshwar Pujara to come good in the England Tour.
ENG vs IND: England Test captain Ben Stokes on Thursday said that his team would not change its approach just because they are playing against a different opposition.
England vs India: James Anderson holds the record for picking up the most wickets against India in Tests, with a total tally of 133 wickets in 34 matches.
ENG vs IND: Ahead of the fifth rescheduled Test, Shardul Thakur said he loves to deliver in crunch situations.
England vs India: James Anderson is back in the team as England named the playing XI for the rescheduled 5th Test against India.
Shardul Thakur has picked up 26 wickets in 7 Test matches so far. What is noteworthy though is that these wickets have come at a miserly average of a little over 21 and a strike-rate of 38.4, both of which are quite close to the gold standard in Test cricket.
India vs England: The fifth Test will be played from July 1-5, followed by three T20Is and as many ODIs
India vs England rescheduled 5th Test will be played from July 1 to July 5, 2022 at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham. India lead the series 2-1 and a draw is enough for the team to win its fourth series on English soil.
Virat Kohli, along with the rest of the Indian team, arrived at Edgbaston ahead of the rescheduled 5th Test against England.
Rahul Dravid said Virat Kohli is "on the right side of 30" and hailed his fitness and work ethic.