The selectors are likely to drop Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane after their below-par display in South Africa.

Team India’s next Test series is against visiting Sri Lanka. The sub-continent rivals will play two red-ball matches in India, with the first one starting from February 25.

The selectors are likely to drop Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane after their below-par display in South Africa. The two have passed their primes, and their struggles are never-ending. According to PTI, they could be replaced by Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer or Hanuma Vihari.

The wise men of the selection committee and the team management want to try Gill in the middle-order as he would not open considering Rohit Sharma’s comeback and his impressive partnership with KL Rahul.

While Gill has shown traits of a good batter, Iyer and Vihari are in-form players who have done well in limited opportunities.

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