Team India is set to square off against Australia in the first Test, beginning on Thursday in Adelaide. Ahead of the much-awaited face-off, former Indian batsman Sanjay Manjrekar has predicted his likely Indian XI.
Manjrekar has picked youngster Shubman Gill as Mayank Agarwal’s opening partner ahead of Prithvi Shaw as the cricketer-turned-commentator believes that Shaw failed in the warm-up games and is likely to sit out.
“Shaw failed in the warm-up games, as well as in the IPL. The IPL should not count, but it is the most recent event, and unless Virat Kohli springs a surprise, Shaw is likely to sit out,” wrote Manjrekar.