Virat Kohli and the Indian team management have been backing wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant at number four since the World Cup, despite his constant failures. However, India legend Sunil Gavaskar does not support the move and feels Shreyas Iyer is much-better suited to the position
Young talent Shubman Gill expressed disappointment at being not selected in any of India's three squads for the upcoming tour of West Indies, which begins on August 3. It was a rather surprising decision as Gill totalled 218 runs for India A as part of the five-match series in West Indies. This included three half-centuries.