Team India is all set to begin their ICC World Test Championship campaign as they are rearing to go against the West Indies after conquering them in the limited-overs format.
Ever since the Test jerseys were allowed to have numbers and names of the players displayed, there has been a buzz in the dressing rooms across the cricketing world and finally, Team India gets to join into the pool.
The official handle of the Indian cricket team revealed the jersey numbers of the players through Instagram stories.
Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane will sport number three jersey, bowlers Mohammad Shami and Kuldeep Yadav will be having number 11 and 21 respectively behind their backs.
Top-order batter Cheteshwar Pujara will be sporting number 25, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja will be wearing number 8 jersey.
Pacer Ishant Sharma will be sporting number 97, wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant will don number 17. Rohit Sharma will sport number 45.
Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin will don number 99 whereas Hanuma Vihari will sport number 44.
The picture of Kohli wearing the No 18 jersey surfaced also on Twitter and fans are giving thumbs up to it, just goes to show how much the Indian skipper is loved among his fans.
— Jayanth Erukulapati (@JayanthVK18) August 20, 2019
New Jersey for Indian captain
25 test 100's and still counting
Can't wait for this India's start of world championship match #viratkohli #virat #kohli #11YearsOFViratism #cricket #indiancricket #newindianjersey #newjersey #indianjersey #indianteatmatch pic.twitter.com/FRBTYfZXwu
— sriram.vk (@SriRamAnfield) August 20, 2019