In case the BCCI chooses to send any replacements, they have to take a call in the next few days as any player entering the UK has to serve the mandatory quarantine period
Rishabh Pant has joined the team bio-bubble after recovering from COVID-19 ahead of the marquee Test series against England.
Jofra Archer is recovering from an elbow surgery and not ready to play, while Woakes suffered a bruised heel last week and is expected to be available later in the series.
Michael Vaughan's comments came after reports emerged that Indian cricketer Rishabh Pant had tested positive for COVID.
Rishabh Pant and throwdown specialist Dayanand Garani tested positive. Their close contacts -- Wriddhiman Saha, reserve opener Abhimanyu Easwaran and bowling coach Bharat Arun -- are in isolation.
The Indian team will play a warm-up game from July 20 to 22 against a team that is being arranged by the ECB.
Playing a Test match after nearly seven years, India were struggling badly but Rana (3/77) and Sharma (2/50) brought the side back by accounting for two batters each in the final session.
Tendulkar is confident that Shafali will shine when she makes her Test debut in the one-off Test against England starting on Wednesday.
Michael Vaughan said England erred in not picking a specialist spinner in the playing eleven for the two Tests against New Zealand.
The Delhi Capitals head coach wishes to see Pant replicating his heroics in the cash-rich league slated to begin from April 9.
India vs England fourth Test: It's 'pretty daunting' the way Rishabh Pant scores, says Jeetan Patel
England's spin bowling coach Jeetan Patel said it is 'pretty daunting' to see the way Rishabh Pant scores.
Rishabh Pant scored a fabulous hundred in the fourth Test to put India in the driver's seat against England.
Rishabh Pant plundered 13 fours and two sixes in his breathtaking 101 off 118 balls on day two of the final Test against England.
Rishabh Pant displayed tremendous game sense to first bide his time before taking a worn out attack to the cleaners.
Rishabh Pant cracked a 118-ball 101 studded with 13 hits to the fence and two sixes to anchor India's innings after a 144-ball 49 by opener Rohit Sharma at the top.