Despite the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) having already announced the team for the three-match Twenty20 International series against England starting later this week, they have made a couple of changes with R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja being rested for the series. Also Read - Ravindra Jadeja's Bullet Throw Ends Rahul's Stay During PBKS vs CSK IPL 2021 Match | WATCH VIDEO
BCCI on Monday announced that Ashwin and Jadeja will be replaced by spin duo of Amit Mishra and Pravez Rasool. The decision is taken by the selectors keeping in mind the workload factor ahead of five home Tests starting in the second week of February. Also Read - Sunil Gavaskar Picks All-Time IPL 11: Virat Kohli And Rohit Sharma Find a Place in MS Dhoni-Led Team
India will play a one-off Test against Bangladesh from February 9 to 13 in Hyderabad, and then take on Australia in a four-Test series beginning in Pune on February 23. Also Read - IPL 2021 - Ravindra Jadeja is Fit And Will Surely be Part of CSK Playing XI: Report
The decision was taken looking at the heavy workload the duo shouldered in the eight home Tests this season, and again expected to do the bulk of the bowling in the Tests to follow.
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