Rohit and his team lost the opening Test in Hyderabad by 28 runs and won the second Test in Vizag by 106 runs.
The five-match Test series is tied at 1-1, with the third Test starting on February 15 in Rajkot.
After this, both India and England will travel to Ranchi for the fourth Test starting on February 23, after which the final match of the series will be played in Dharamshala on March 7.
A day before the team announcement, Rohit posted a picture with his wife on Instagram Ritika SajdehCaptioning it, “Always by my side.”
While sharing the photo, Rohit wrote, “Always with me.”
Rohit recently opened up about leading the team and his leadership role for the national team.
The Indian captain said he cherishes many aspects of the role, including making strategic decisions on the field and managing the personalities of individual players off the field.
“That's probably the hardest job of a leader is to get everybody to do what you want them to do. Because they come in with a different mindset and they want to do what they want to do. That's what we try and Talk to everybody when they come because it's a team game and sport. I try to give the players that freedom and that importance… that they are very important to me. It doesn't matter what number you are. Play only ten balls. No. 6 and No. 7…You are so important to me that you can win the game. It is just to build confidence within them. Because you need to give your best to all 11 of them. You Everyone is required to contribute in the interest of the team, Rohit said during an event.
Rohit said that he tries his best to have a personal interaction with each player and as a leader it is important to treat everyone equally and important.
“I personally try to go to the players' rooms and talk to them, have dinners. They look up to the leaders. If I am not available to talk and give them time there will be some discomfort in the team. Most The important thing is to try to treat everyone equally and give everyone that importance. Make it clear to them what their role is,” the Indian captain said.
“If there's any thought in their mind about being left out then that's where my role comes in. Then I have to try and instill confidence in them. It's about giving them confidence and building that belief that no matter what my No matter what the leader says, I have to go and implement that. These are the things I try to focus on. It's a tough job,” he said.