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Bumrah to play maiden Test against South Africa

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah has made place for himself in the Test squad for the upcoming three-match series against

Bumrah has been named in the 17-member team for the series, which starts from January 5 in Cape Town.

Wicketkeeper-batsman has also found a spot in the Test squad.

Keeping the South African pitches in mind, and emphasising on the pace, opted for two front-line spinners in and

All-rounder Hardik Pandya, who had been rested for the Tests, has also made a comeback in the squad.

team: Virat Kohli (capt), M Vijay, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, (vice-capt), Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Parthiv Patel, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah.

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First Published: Mon, December 04 2017. 23:55 IST