New Delhi, 8/7 (AO Bureau):Cricket Board of India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said on Thursday that the selection committee will not send any other player to England (India vs England) in place of injured opener Shubman Gill. related to the subject. The Indian team management, through its administrative manager Girish Dongre, had asked on June 28 to send two openers in place of Gill. He also suggested the names of Prithvi Shaw and Devdutt Padikkal. But the chairman of the selection committee Chetan Sharma did not send any formal reply till two days ago as four openers are already in the team.
When Ganguly was talking to reporters on the occasion of his 49th birthday on Thursday, he was also asked about this controversial matter. He said, ‘It is the decision of the selectors. ‘
Shaw and Padikkal are currently in Sri Lanka for the limited overs series where the Indian team, led by Shikhar Dhawan, will play three ODIs and as many T20Is. Under the leadership of regular captain Virat Kohli, India will play a five-Test series against England from August 4.