5 player who have played Test cricket for Team India you may don’t know

5 players who have played Test cricket for India but people don't remember

Test cricket, that is played over the span of 5 days, is the purest form of the game. It is the most toughest cricket format ever as its tests your skills, abilities and patience. Over the years, some teams have found themselves really difficult to beat, while some funds themselves struggling to cope with the length of the match.


Talking of some of the dominating teams in the Test cricket, Team India has been one of the dominant force in the Test cricket for the last several years, the modern day of cricket.

India’s backbone, the domestic is probably one of the greatest domestic cricket. The Ranji Trophy is contested by a total of 38 teams and has produced numerous cricketers over the year.


Indian cricket’s domestic depth today is so good that unless you perform well in your first couple of matches, then it is very unlikely he will remain in the team. There have been many players who have played Test cricket for India, but very few remember them.

Today on this article, we take a look at 5 Indian players who have played Test cricket for Team India, but people don’t remember.

Stuart Binny

Famous Indian cricketer Roger Binny’s son Stuart Binny is the first player in our list. Stuart Binny has played Test cricket for Team India but many don’t even know. Though Binny has played in all three formats for India, he has not solidify his position in the team. He played 6 Test matches for India making his debut in 2014 against England. He scored 194 runs in those matches and took only 3 wickets.


Vinay Kumar

The former Karnataka pacer Vinay Kumar is maybe a known face in the limited overs cricket, but, many doesn’t know that he has played Test cricket for India, making his debut against Australia in 2012, which turned out his final appearance too. He took only 1 wicket in that match and scored a total of 11 runs. He was never seen in Indian white shirt again.

Pankaj Singh

Pankaj Singh is a very very unfamiliar name for probably any Indian cricket fans. While he may have done really well in Ranji Trophy, he didn’t do well for Team India. He made his debut for Team India in 2014 against England. He played a total of 2 Test matches for India and took only 2 wickets.

Karn Sharma

Leg-spin bowler Karn Sharma was said to have a huge potential back in 2013 and 2014. However, once he got a call-up to the Indian cricket, he has failed to deliver. He played 2 ODIs for India but didn’t manage any wicket, could only get 1 wicket in his only T20I appearance and got 4 wickets in his debut Test match. But after that, he couldn’t make it to the Indian team again.

Naman Ojha

Averaging 41.7 in first class, Naman Ojha got a call-up to the Indian team with huge potential, but could only get 1 match to prove his potential. He made his debut against Sri Lanka in 2015, but that turned out to be his last match too. He scored 56 runs in that match.

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