For Bangladesh Tests, India is set to be without Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami.

Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami are out of action since suffering knee surgery . India would most likely replace them with Uttar Pradeshs Saurabh Kumar and Navdeep Saini .

Chattogram Bangladesh, December 8: Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami are racing against time to be fit for the two-match Test series against Bangladesh, which starts in Chattogram on December 14.Both players missed the last ODI series due to injury.India would most likely replace them with Uttar Pradesh's Saurabh Kumar and Navdeep Saini in their absence.Both Saurabh and Saini are on tour with India A in Bangladesh.Jadeja is recovering from knee surgery he underwent earlier this year, and Shami is suffering from a shoulder injury.

He has been a consistent performer in the Ranji Trophy, and he has taken ten wickets for an average of 15.30 in the upcoming unofficial Test series against Bangladesh A.Saurabh can also contribute with the bat lower down the order, as he demonstrated on Thursday against the Bangladesh-A side in Sylhet.If promoted, Saini will join Umesh Yadav, Shardul Thakur, and Mohammed Siraj as India's seam-bowling options for the season.Rohit Sharma, the captain of the Test series opener, is questionable after injuring his thumb in Mirpur on Wednesday.Ravindra Jadeja has been out of action since suffering a knee injury, which required knee surgery by the southpaw.Rohit has since gone to Mumbai to see a doctor, but the BCCI has yet to comment on his condition.Deepak Chahar (hamstring strain) and Kuldeep Sen (back strain) are also on the list.

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