IND Vs ENG: Team India is in trouble before the third test against England which is going to start from 15th February. The top order of Team India does not even have the experience of playing 100 Tests. England's Joe Root seems to be overshadowing all the batsmen of Team India in terms of playing Test alone. Among the options available for India's playing 11 in the third Test, Rohit Sharma has the most experience in playing Tests. Apart from Rohit, Shubman Gill is such a batsman who has played more than 10 test matches.
India has the options of Rohit Sharma, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Dhruv Jurel and KS Bharat for the third test. Rohit Sharma has played 56 test matches so far. Shubman Gill is India's second most experienced batsman with 22 Tests. In third place is KS Bharat who may remain out of the playing 11 in the third test. Bharat has experience of playing 7 tests. Yashasvi Jaiswal has played 6 test matches so far. Rajat Patidar got a chance to debut in the last match only. Sarfaraz Khan and Dhruv Jurel have not yet been able to debut for Team India.
Rahul and Kohli are out
England's star batsman Joe Root has played 137 tests so far. The entire batting lineup of Team India has the experience of playing only 98 matches. The biggest difficulty for Team India is that Virat Kohli is not playing in this series. Virat Kohli has experience of playing more than 100 tests. KL Rahul has also been ruled out of the third test due to injury. Rahul has played 50 test matches for India so far. In such a situation, captain Rohit Sharma will have to take the field with inexperienced batsmen to face England in the third test.