Ravinder Jadeja is back in team India after a long time for the first two test against South Africa. Ashwin’s injury has opened the door for the left-hander for a comeback.
Captain Virat Kohli prefers to play with five specialist bowlers and it allows Jadeja to fit into the all-rounder’s role. Harbhajan is dropped from the Test Team but retained his place in last two ODI.
Umesh Yadav is dropped from the last two ODI Against south Africa S Arvind will be the new face for the Last two ODI. Umesh Yadav and Varun Aaron are likely to share the new ball in the first test at Mohali.