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Ind vs Aus: Hanuma Vihari gets call for Adelaide Test

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Indian batting all-rounder has been included in the 12-member squad announced by the Board of Control for in (BCCI) for the first Test against Australia, beginning December 6.

The 25-year-old had made his Test debut against England at Kennington Oval in September, this year, scoring 56 runs and scalping three wickets in the match with an impressive economy rate of 3.62.

Vihari is likely to be in competition with right-hand batsman to get a spot in the playing eleven. Sharma played his last Test in January 2018 against scoring 10 and 47 runs in the two innings of the match.

have rested their hopes on the likes of Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane and to tackle the Australian pacers on the bouncy tracks.

In the department, have opted for three specialist pacers Mohammed Shami, and while Ravichandran Ashwin will be at the helm of the spin attack.

India will kick-start their Test campaign against from December 6 at the Adelaide Oval

Following are the 12-member Indian squad announced for Adelaide Test:

Virat Kohli (C), Ajinkya Rahane (VC), KL Rahul, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rohit Sharma, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (WK), Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma,

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 09:43 IST