Bhuvneshwar, Dhawan ready for Tests

Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shikhar Dhawan, the two new names in India’s Test squad, have said they were hopeful of getting a call-up for the series against Australia. While Bhuvneshwar replaced Parvinder Awana as the third seamer in the 15-member squad, Dhawan replaced Gautam Gambhir.

“I would be lying if I say I was not hoping for this,” Bhuvneshwar told Mumbai Mirror. “Having done well in the ODIs recently, I thought it would be the right time for me to have a go in the Tests as well.”

Bhuvneshwar made his debut in a Twenty20 match against Pakistan last December and made an immediate impression with his swing. He returned with match figures of 3 for 9 and continued his good form in the ODIs where he regularly bowled 10-over long spells. Read more
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