India Cricket Board announced England Tour an unusually big squad for the 5 Tests against England starting July, packing it with 6 fast bowlers though there was no place for Zaheer Khan. Other major talking points in the 18-man squad were the return of Gautam Gambhir, who last played Tests for India in December 2012, and the inclusion of Rajasthan's fast bowler Pankaj Singh.
|1||MS Dhoni||7||M Vijay||13||Shikhar Dhawan,|
|2||Gautam Gambhir||8||Cheteshwar Pujara||14||Virat Kohli|
|3||Ajinkya Rahane||9||Rohit Sharma||15||Ravindra Jadeja|
|4||R Ashwin||10||Bhuvneshwar Kumar||16||Mohammed Shami|
|5||Ishwar Pandey||11||Ishant Sharma||17||Stuart Binny|
|6||Varun Aaron||12||Wriddhiman Saha||18||Pankaj Singh|