Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli

The FSL11 believes that even though Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli haven’t played in T20 Internationals since the 2022 T20 World Cup. They have notified the BCCI that they are eligible for selection in the shortest format.

To choose the squad for the three Twenty20 matches against Afghanistan and the first two Test matches against England. The selection committee will convene on Friday. The five-match Test series over England kicks off on January 25, while the series against Afghanistan kicks off on January 11.

According to reports, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have declared themselves open to selection.

Before the World Cup in June. The Indian team will only play three T20I matches against Afghanistan.

The selection committee will have to choose a new captain for the Twenty20 team in the meantime. Due to injuries, Suryakumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya are not playing.

For their next matches against Afghanistan. The selection committee is also expected to rest fast bowlers Mohammed Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah.

India defeated South Africa handily on Thursday in Cape Town. Thanks in large part to the contributions of Siraj and Bumrah. India tied the series after two games.

The two pacers will now participate in the Test matches against England, as far as The FSL11 is aware.

The management of the Indian team wants their two top-scoring pacers to be fully fit for the lengthy home series against England.

In Cape Town are three selectors: chief selector Ajit Agarkar, SS Das, and Salil Ankola.