India Selection Committee met on Wednesday(17) to pick the squad for the last two Test matches against England.
Umesh Yadav will join the team in Ahmedabad after a fitness test and replace Shardul Thakur, who will be released for Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Abhimanyu Easwaran, Shahbaz Nadeem and Priyank Panchal have also been released for Vijay Hazare Trophy.
The third Test, a day-night affair set to be played in Ahmedabad’s Motera Stadium from February 24.
Squad : Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vc), KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Md. Siraj.
Net Bowlers: Ankit Rajpoot, Avesh Khan, Sandeep Warrier, Krishnappa Gowtham, Saurabh Kumar
Standby players: KS Bharat, Rahul Chahar.