NEW DELHI: Tamil Nadu opener Abhinav Mukund was on Tuesday recalled after nearly six years as a back-up opener in the 16-member Indian Test squad for one-off Test against Bangladesh, starting February 9.
The selection committee meeting was delayed by six hours after the new Committee of Administrators (COA) barred joint secretary Amitabh Chaudhary from convening it.
Numerous phone calls and emails were exchanged after which BCCI CEO Rahul Johri convened the meeting.
Back to selection, Tamil Nadu southpaw Mukund is the additional member of the side with Wriddhiman Saha regaining his rightful place as the No. 1 wicket-keeper in Tests, replacing Parthiv Patel.
Mukund has been a steady scorer with 849 runs in Ranji Trophy for Tamil Nadu and will return to the national team dressing room after twin tours of West Indies and England in 2011.