The four-match Test series between India and Australia is going to start in Nagpur from 9 February.

Indian captain Rohit Sharma and coach Rahul Dravid are in a dilemma regarding the playing XI before the series. He is in the hospital after Rishabh Pant's car accident

In a report by Inside Sports, a senior BCCI official has been quoted as saying, "KL has suffered many injuries in the last one year. Wicketkeeping in Test is not right for him.

KS Bharat has been waiting for more than last 1.5 years and considering his home record, he remains the frontrunner in the Test series against Australia. 

At the same time, KS Bharat has scored 4707 runs with an average of 37.95 and 9 centuries.

KS Bharath is the only wicketkeeper-batsman in the history of Ranji Trophy, who has achieved the feat of scoring a triple century.

At the same time, Ishan Kishan's red-ball appearance for India A was till 2017. After this he was mainly a part of white-ball teams.