ENG VS IND: KL Rahul Set To Miss England Tour And Travel To Germany For Treatment
ENG VS IND: KL Rahul, the Indian hitter, will travel to Germany for treatment of a groin ailment. He is set to miss the forthcoming England tour after being out of the ongoing T20I series against South Africa. Looking for more official betting sites in India for the upcoming match? Find them here.
On June 8, Rahul, who was set to lead the squad against the Proteas in five T20Is at home, suffered a right groin injury. As a result, he was declared out of the entire series just before the first match in Delhi. And Rishabh Pant is now the new captain.
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Rahul was summoned to NCA on Saturday for a fitness test. However, because his recovery from injury has been slow, BCCI has decided to rule him out from the tour.
ENG VS IND: “He Will Be Going To Germany Soon”, Jay Shah
Rather, Rahul will go to Germany for treatment by the Indian board. According to reports, BCCI secretary Jay Shah informed that Rahul will travel to Germany for treatment. And will miss the England series, which includes the rescheduled Edgbaston Test and a white-ball series.
“That is correct, he will be going to Germany soon.”BCCI secretary Jay Shah saying in a report by Cricbuzz on Thursday
Also, Rahul will travel to Germany by the end of the month or early July, according to reports. Earlier, Rahul was Rohit Sharma’s vice-captain for the Edgbaston Test. But the Indian selection committee will now have to name another deputy in Rahul’s stead. Looking for more betting apps in India? Check out live cricket odds and bet on live cricket games with our amazing betting bonuses!
“It’s a slow process. His recovery has been slow and that’s not a good sign.”A Senior BCCI Official Told On Wednesday
There are no plans to call a replacement for Rahul, according to other media reports. The selectors will have to name a vice-captain for the tour because Rahul’s participation in any of the seven games is unlikely.
KL Rahul’s Current Form
Rahul last played for India in February of this year. And led the newly-included Lucknow Super Giants in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. In the competition, he maintained his red-hot form. He scored 616 runs at an average of 51.33 and a strike rate of 135.38.
In their first season, he led his side to the playoffs, where they were eliminated by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Rahul finished the season as the tournament’s second-highest run-scorer. Prior to that, some key members of the Test team, including batters Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara, opener Shubman Gill, all-rounders Shardul Thakur and Ravindra Jadeja, and pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj, assembled in Mumbai on Thursday morning and left for England.
India’s Test Squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (Vice-captain) Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant (wk), KS Bharat (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohd Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Prasidh Krishna
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