KL Rahul Injury and ruled out of the Test series against New Zealand Suryakumar Yadav is added to the squad after.
KL Rahul has been ruled out of the two-match Test series against New Zealand. That begins on Thursday in Kanpur due to a muscular issue in his left thigh.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday, in a media statement. Said that the India opener had sustained a muscle strain on his left thigh.
KL Rahul’s replacement, Suryakumar Yadav, has been named to the roster. With the likes of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli already out. Rahul’s injury is a major blow to the Indian team.
Kohli will return to lead the side in the second Test in Mumbai but Rohit has been rested from the entire series.
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KL Rahul Injury
“Team India batsman Mr. KL Rahul has been ruled out of the forthcoming two-match Paytm Test series against New Zealand due to a muscle issue in his left thigh.”
He will now undertake rehabilitation at NCA in readiness for the upcoming series against South Africa.
In preparation for the next tour of South Africa. KL Rahul will now undertake rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru.
Rahul, 29, has scored 2321 runs at an average of 35.16 in 40 Tests. In a match against England in Chennai in 2016, he had the top score of 199.
IND Test squad
- Ajinkya Rahane (Captain)
- Mayank Agarwal
- Cheteshwar Pujara (vice-captain)
- Shubman Gill
- Shreyas Iyer
- Suryakumar Yadav
- Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper)
- KS Bharat (wicket-keeper)
- Ravindra Jadeja
- R. Ashwin
- Axar Pate
- Jayant Yadav
- Ishant Sharma
- Umesh Yadav
- Md. Siraj
- Prasidh Krishna